One of the Mayan backstrap loom, weavers working on a Puryear scarf at the Weaving Cooperative in Solola Guatemala. I'm pleased to be a customer of the cooperativa, and support the traditional textile practices of the Mayan women.
ARC Gallery. Chicago. ORDINARY WORDS Series (unframed pieces). SOUVENIR HANKIE Series (framed pieces). click image for CANTV interview link
NOTES FROM YOU Series. Artworks Gallery. New Bedford, MA
ORDINARY WORDS SERIES
ANCESTRY-ADDRESS BOOK 1. Unframed. Size: 41” x 29.5”. One of five in series. Jacquard woven panel. Digitally altered address book image. Hand-embroidered embellishments. Digitally printed fabric “snapshots” of a 1950s school photo image and altered map sewn to surface.
SOUVENIR HANKIE Series. Four of eight pieces in series. Fuller Craft Museum. Brockton MA.
WRITING LESSONS Series
WRITIING LESSONS - SEAT OF GOVERNMENT. Framed size 22" x 22". layers of vintage handkerchiefs. Page from 19thc. penmanship practice book. Beads. Embroidery.
HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE LESSONS-RUDE.HUM.BED.
6" x 6" miniature. Six pieces in HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE LESSONS Series. Found text. Vintage handkerchief fragment. Hawaiian dictionary cuts. Beads and embroidery embellishments.
SOUVENIR HANKIE SERIES
SOUVENIR HANKIE SERIES-GOTHIC QUARTER. One of 7 pieces in series. Found lace hankie, digitally printed map fragment, embroidery
SOUVENIR HANKIE SERIES - CAUTION. digitally manipulated printed image, vintage embroidered hankie. Framed size: 18" x 18".
WRITING LESSONS - SEAT OF GOVERNMENT. detail. Silk handkerchief. Pearl beads. Penmanship book practice page.