May 28, 2012

Fibers Thesis Exhibition

This is a selection of very impressive work by my interns from the Fibers department of the University of the Arts. I like to think that it was my influence that led them to create such incredible work!

Sam Anderson worked with me over the Spring 2012 semester and created these incredible installation/performance fiber pieces. Visit her website at


Amanda Santini worked with me in Summer 2011 and she hand embroidered found garments. Her site is where you can view more of her embroidered underwear series and her lovely hair pillows, one of which I purchased for my studio.

Paige Fetchen worked with me Summer 2011 and had a number of sculptural fiber works. Someday when I have a large home gallery I plan on buying her Loveseat pictured below. Her site is

May 27, 2012

Kitchen Wall Paper

I now have four quilted backgrounds, each 9 feet tall and between 8 and 11 feet wide thanks to the CE Faculty Enrichment Grant. The grant allowed me to work with Twin Oaks Long Arm Quilting to make the pieces.

May 14, 2012

Stove positive

I finished drawing the positive for the stove I will print on paper and fabric on Wednesday. I will first have to cut the drawing into at least three sections so I can fit it on my 30 x 40 inch screens.

May 13, 2012

Bryn Mawr Residency

This weekend I participated in an alternative residency through Bryn Mawr called Documencement. Four artists were selected to explore the campus during the commencement ceremonies, garden parties and dorm move-out process. 

We will each be making work for an exhibition in October based on the weekend. While I am unsure of my final product, below are some highlights from almost 400 photographs I took over the weekend. 

May 6, 2012

Bathroom Mirror Frame

I printed many of these frames on fabric and paper. I will be sewing reflective silver fabric for the inside of the stuffed mirror piece.

May 4, 2012

Frank's Window

Frank's Window on paper and fabric, 4' x 3.5', one color, three screens.

May 2, 2012

Bathroom Sink

Just printed this bathroom sink on fabric and paper for the airport project. 
It is two colors and 4" x 2.5".