Title: Wetlands Dream
Dimensions: 29” h x 29¼” w x ¼” d
Silk crepe de chine, silk broadcloth, silk Indian Doupioni, silk dyes, gutta resist, polyester batting, rayon/viscose and polyester embroidery thread
Wetlands Dream is an imagined birds-eye view landscape of what the industrial salt ponds of Bair Island in San Francisco Bay near Redwood City could look like if they are restored to wetlands. The patterns of the wetlands channels are based on historical photographs taken before the salt ponds were constructed.
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Detail image of: Wetlands Dream
Techniques: silk painting, machine quilting
Press: this artwork has appeared in the following publications
October 27 - November 4, 2007 A Sense of Place, Houston International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX.
March 25 - April 29, 2007 Fiber Cartography: Mapping Imagination and Experience, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
June 8 – September 3, 2006 On Mapping: New Perspectives with a Common Thread, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA.
Additional info: in a private collection.