Light penetrates delicate transparent layers. Opaqueness absorbs it. Lines move in uneven circles and squares. Stitches run this way and that way. Surface meets depth. Geometric forms find organic shapes. Movement encounters stillness.
6" W x 16" H
Painted silk organza; nylon netting; layered and stitched by hand and machine; set between acrylic plates.
Private Collection (Berkeley, CA)
12.25" W x 18.25" H
Indigo hand-dyed cotton/linen; felt; yarn; machine and hand stitching.
14" W x 24.5" H
Hand-dyed and other cottons, felt; layered and stitched by machine and hand.
9" W x 47" H
Hand-dyed cotton, silk-poly blend; feathers; layered and stitched by machine and hand.
Private Collection (Palo Alto, CA)
21" W x 17" H
Painted silk organzas, cotton; layered and stitched by machine.
Private Collection (Baltimore, Md)
15" W x 12" H
Painted silk organzas; layered and stitched by machine and hand.
Private Collection (The Sea Ranch, CA)
16" W x 20" H
Dupioni and other silks, beads; stitched by machine; mounted on kimono lining over stretched canvas.
18" W x 29" H
Indigo hand-dyed cottons and silk; felt; layered and stitched by hand and machine.
Private Collection (Morgan Hill, CA)
18" W x 24" H
Shibori silk, dupioni silk, wool; machine stitched; mounted on stretched canvas.
9" W x 12" H
Japanese and other cottons, silk shibori; machine stitching; mounted on stretched canvas.