Title: Wetlands Dream Revisited
Dimensions: 30” h x 30” w x ¼” d
Silk crepe de chine, silk broadcloth, silk Indian Doupioni, silk dyes, water soluble resist, polyester batting, rayon/viscose and polyester embroidery thread
Inspired by historical maps and aerial photographs, this stitched painting is an aerial landscape of what the current industrial salt ponds in San Francisco Bay near Redwood City could look like if they are restored to wetlands. The pattern of the wetlands channels are based on historical photographs taken before the salt ponds were constructed.
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Detail of: Wetlands Dream Revisited
Techniques: silk painting, machine quilting
Press: this artwork has appeared in the following publications, click on an image below:
January 16 – August 21, 2021 Making Waves, Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, CA.
April 21 – July 16, 2017 Three Left-Coast Artists, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA.
February 1 – March 17, 2016 Burning Ice, Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA.
Sep 5 – Oct 30, 2014 Bird’s Eye View: Aerial Art, Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom, CA
June 9-30, 2011 Reflections on Water, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
May 18 - June 20, 2010 Worlds, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA.
Sep–Oct 2008 Water: the Essence of Life, a.Muse Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
April 11-13, 2008 Sense of Place, International Quilt Festival, Chicago, IL and July 25-27, 2008 in Long Beach, CA.