Quilt as Art gives a peek at the range of techniques, materials and artistic visions of our members while still sharing quilting roots of three textile layers stitched together.
Wen Redmond's Three Feathers Remain
is a perfect example of quilting roots branching into new forms of expression.
|Wen Redmond's Three Feathers Remain|
From the Artist Statement- One of the pleasures of composition is using a combination of the 21st tool of photography; Photoshop and mediums to create newly rendered digital fiber art. This piece was composed with a photograph of painted and cut papers digitally fused with another photograph of the edge of a glass disk. A variety of mediums, and bonded tissue paper compliment the stitching highlights of the completed work.
Techniques- A photograph was printed, quilted, and cut into segments to create an interior grid design. Each segment is sealed with paint and hand-tied together.
|Detail from Three Feathers Remain|
Materials: Digital Silk Noil, paint, tissue paper, glass bead, lava, matt and gloss mediums, pearl cotton & thread.
There are still ten more days to see Wen's work as well as 26 other SAQA MA/RI artists at the Fuller Craft Museum. Don't miss it!