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Snappy Dressers & Dandies

Growing up in a family of fashion designers, it wasn’t surprising that I was voted Snappiest Dresser in my graduating class. I travel with my camera around my neck. I’ve become very brave about asking total strangers to pose for me and some of them make it into my paintings. In 2007 we were fortunate …

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RED – Pecha Kucha presentation

Performance art, Pecha Kucha (pronounced pu-KUH ku-CHA) presentation of 20 slides on the color RED accompanied by poems and quotes on the color red.

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Subtle fabrics shimmer across art quilt

See the detail below to notice how the subtle changes in fabrics shimmer across the body of this art quilt from Japan. I do have a big fabric stash for when the mood hits and that’s how you can mine the stash for all these fine subtle color shifts.

Japan Tokyo International Quilt show 2007, kimono

More quilts from Japan

Standing panels in finely matched fabrics. This is the artist but I have since lost her name. These were very large textile installation pieces, very sophisticated.