Undercurrents

Visions Art Museum asked six quilt artists to present work that featured the human figure in motion. I chose to create four new works that are part of my series "Undercurrents" -- poetic underwater ballets rendered in vivid silk fabrics.

“Freeze Frame”
January 21 – April 2, 2017
Visions Art Museum, in San Diego, CA
Featuring Alice Beasley, Jennifer Day, Sherry Davis Kleinman,
Lori Lupe Pelish, Susan Polansky and Joan Sowada.

“Somewhere in Me There Lives Giselle”

In my dreams I fly with the grace and poise of Giselle. This is the third in a series of underwater ballets.

Silk and cotton fabrics
(2016)
63” x 56”

$6500

“Dance of the Firebird”

It is said of the Firebird of classical dance that she would show her brilliant plumage only to those who love beauty and seek to make beauty.

Silk and cotton fabrics
(2016)
53” x 60”

$6500

“Why Am I Not Where You Are?”

It is a given that the human heart is never constant. Acceptance is never complete. The prize is always just beyond the outstretched reach.

Silk and cotton fabrics
(2016)
48” x 62”

$6500

“Take Me to Church”

“I’ll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies.
I’ll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife.” (Based on the song by Hozier and the dance by Sergei Polunin)

Silk and cotton fabrics
(2016)
57” x 75”

$6500