Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Shifting Threads at Artlink in Fort Wayne, Indiana


(Above:  I Do / I Don't, installation as seen during the summer invitational fiber show at Artlink in Fort Wayne, Indiana.)

I love this blog, my website, Facebook, and all sorts of other wonderful ways to connect with others!  Had it not been for some of these Internet resources, three of my pieces wouldn't have been including in a summer invitational show called Shifting Threads at Artlink in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  It is so exciting to be contacted by a curator, asked to exhibit work, and kiss the FedEx Ground box good-bye when such things occur.  So many times I really wish I could ship myself off too ... just to witness the space, the artwork, and the way people respond.  Most of the time, I never get pictures ... BUT THIS TIME I GOT THESE FOUR!  (Thank you Deb Washler-Jackson of Artlink!)

I'm so thrilled to see I Do / I Don't, my installation of wedding veils on which a free-motion stitched collected statements on both marriage and divorce!  In the lower left corner of this photo is also Ancestors, a grouping of wrapped-and-stitched wooden spools with thumbnail photos from family albums adhered to both ends.


(Above:  Shifting Threads at Artlink.)

Although the exhibit has closed, I wanted to share these images ... especially since the other three include my Epitaph Banners.  These are sheer chiffon onto which I free-motion stitched collected epitaphs.  They are meant to reflect the ghostly apparation of final words left in cemeteries, thoughts of remembrance, and the ethereal nature of memory.


(Above:  Shifting Threads at Artlink.)


(Above:  Shifting Threads at Artlink.)

3 comments:

Wanda said...

Oh it Looks fantastic! I'm so glad that you got Pictures this time! Well worth it...and to know that it is displayed in a way you like

jeitomineirodeser said...

Parece genial! gostaria de ver uma destas instalações "ao vivo e a cores"!
Mais sucesso para você e um abraço!
Egléa

jeitomineirodeser said...

Looks great! would like to see one of these facilities "in living color"!
More success for you and a hugs!
Egléa