Tag Archives: art cloth

Upcycled textiles…all the way to the Brooklyn Museum!

“Eco” in my lexicon includes more than printing with natural dyes. Vintage textiles repurposed as art media is a major interest for me. So this post's topic is the vintage textile and textile-inspired work by Mickalene Thomas whose work was … Continue reading

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Blog Invaders, Dostoyevsky, Dye Plants, and A State of Transparency

  Sorry about this first part dear readers. Dessert – two helpings! – is coming down the page, though… Just FYI, this morning I updated my blog’s dye plant page using my computer not my iPad because that is where … Continue reading

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Forest and City in Fibre

“Forest Floor”, my exhibit of ecoprinted and embroidered art cloth and “A State of Transparency”, Karen Goetzinger's white organdy sculptural panels and constructions are complementary installations in adjoining galleries at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Ottawa. Thanks to curator Mike … Continue reading

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Eco printed washing on a line in the garden

Well, I was stung by the comment from a viewer of my “Forest Floor” installation that it looked like a “line of washing”. Since making silk purses out of sows' ears is a textile artist's dream, I took up the … Continue reading

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“Forest Floor” exhibit of eco printed art cloth installed

Well, it's up at the Trinity Gallery, Salon B, Shenkman Arts Centre, Orleans (Ottawa) – installed by my Beloved of 40 years, after two days on top of a ladder.)   In Salon B, “Forest Floor” explores ideas about decay, … Continue reading

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Botanical Scrolls – continued

Some more images of the “Forest Floor ” scrolls. Sweet Gum Scroll   Detail of Sweet Gum with Seeded Eucalyptus companion     Eucalyptus Scroll – details     Another Eucalyptus Scroll   Sweet Gum Scroll (above) – idetail, with … Continue reading

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Forest Floor

Getting ready for my show “Forest Floor”, July 29 – August 28, 2012 at the Shenkman Arts Centre, in the Trinity Gallery, City of Ottawa. I will be displaying eco printed art cloth and paper. First up is a collection … Continue reading

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