2007 Book arts and text-based art

Blue Moon mini book for blogBlue Moon: painted and embroidered fabric, poplar-wood, glass, bone, waxed polyester thread. Approx. 1.25” x 2” x 1” Theme: original poem about the phenomena of the blue moon. Private collection.

Road Through The Clouds: painted and embroidered linen scroll, wood, glass beads, waxed polyester thread. Approx. 3” x 10” unrolled. Topic: sketch of Colorado mountain road mixed with original poetry.  University of Colorado, Special Collections.Road Through the Clouds for blog

Prairie Skies cover for blogPrairie Skies: painted and embroidered map-folded and sewn linen, acrylic inks, glass, waxed polyester thread; soft upholstery fabric covers. Approx. 4” x 4” x 1” closed, 8” x 12” open. Topic: sketches and prose about the Front Range and prairies of eastern Colorado. University of Colorado, Special Collections. Prairie Skies open for blogPrairie Skies pages for blog

Voices from the Past cover for blogVoices From The Past: masonite panels, poplar-wood box spine, leather, acrylic paint and gel medium, recycled nylon silkscreen, glass, cotton embroidery thread, waxed polyester thread. Approx. 5” x 6” x 2”. Voices from the Past pages for blogTopic: historical quotes and original prose about the freedom of speech, on masonite boards with collages of US postal stamps and other paper ephemera.  University of Denver, Special Collections.

Incantation: embroidered, inked, and printed linen and cotton fabric, oak, poplar-wood, glass, shell, bone. Approx. 9″ x 6″ x 2″. Topic: embroidered and printed panels inspired by Elinor Wylie’s black-and-white themed poem ‘Incantation’. Private collection.
Incantation pages for blogIncantation covers for blog

Largo Canyon Sands: cotton rag map-folded paper, watercolor dyes, contour-cut and glued pasteboard covers. Approx. 4″ x 4″ x 1″. Students’ example made for Summit School of Ahwatukee. No picture exists.

Hope Shrine: 6″x 4″ x 1″ wood plaque pierced, woodburned, and painted. Red glass and bone beads on waxed polyester fringe. Private collection. Hope Shrine for blog

Dream Shrine: 6″x 4″ x 1″ wood plaque pierced, woodburned, and painted. Opalescent glass beads on waxed polyester fringe. Private collection. Dream Shrine for blog

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