Vessels, Vestals & Etudes
The Highest Possible Outcome
silk and linent hread, crystals, sequins, net, gold and copper lea
The back-and-forth movement of the threaded needle-- from the front to the back of the Vestal plate, and from the back to the front again--- weaves together elements of present and past, contemporary and ancient. The stitching perspective is particularly relevant to the materiality of my work and my appreciation of the artistic traditions that preceded and influenced my work.