Image of South Bay
Copyright ©2006 Linda Gass. Photograph by James Dewrance.
Title: Split Personality
Dimensions: 29" w x 29.5" h
Artist Statement: This is a partial view of Greco Island near Menlo Park in the San Francisco Bay. Greco Island is one of the few preserved wetlands of the bay. Just to the right of it is the Ravenswood Salt Pond. Greco Island and the salt pond are separated by a man-made channel that visually and physically splits the preserved wetland from the once wetland.
Materials and Techniques: Silk crepe de chine hand painted using acid dyes and gutta-serti. Silk broadcloth backing and polyester batting; machine quilted with rayon embroidery thread.
Detail: Click here for a detail image of the quilt
Exhibition History: June 8 - September 3, 2006 at the Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
Image used as theme image for conference on Imagined Communities, Recuperated Homelands. Rethinking American and Canadian Minority and Exilic Writing at University of Strasbourg, France. Click here for proceedings.
Purchase Status: SOLD.
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