Tuesday, August 22, 2006

All That is Left (C) 2005, is going to be showing this month (September '06), at Carrefour European du Patchwork European Patchwork ExpoSainte-Marie aux Mines, France. It is part of the European version of Changing the World One Thread at a Time, curated by Thelma Smith that exhibited originally at the Tubac Center of the Arts, in Tubac, Arizona, March, 2006.

D Wood, described this 18.5" x 31.5" piece in her review in the summer issue of Surface Design, "as a small but haunting piece about loss".

The curator, Thelma Smith, is offering a catalog of the European exhibit for $12. For more information on how you can get your catalog, click here. Check out the catalog, there are many new pieces in the European exhibition that were not in the Tubac show.

Constructing this piece, I have overlaid one of my sketches of a child's face over one of my photographs of an abandoned structure. This collage piece also includes a negative film strip, safety pins, cheesecloth, buttons; examples of remnants after losses people suffer beyond their control. I made this after witnessing the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.


Gabriella Travaline said...

FRANCE?!?! How cool is that??? Congrats on all your success! You r an incredible artist and deserve it!!!

Pat's Place said...

This "small but haunting piece" is indeed that - and very, very powerful. You have great mastery working in black and white exploring the paradox of good/evil; live/death; or any other two opposites. Exquisite yet heart rending...