Recollection...terracotta (2), 2008, cloth, thread, acrylic paint, 15 x 14 x 3, Cross Section (2), 2002, cloth, wax, acrylic paint, thread, 36 x 33 x 7, Carta (3), 2008, paper, thread. acrylic paint, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2, Budding (6) DETAIL, 2001, cloth, thread, acrylic paint, 33 x 47 x 49, Carta (5), 2008, handmade paper, thread, acrylic paint, marble dust, 11 x 8 x 1 , Cross Section (4), 2004, socks, thread, acrylic paint,marble dust, 40 x 25 x 3, Shift Into Black, 2007, cloth, paper, thread, acrylic paint, marble dust, 29 x 25 x 4
Attempting to translate a mental image into a physical object is fraught with frustration due to the fugitive, constantly shifting nature of memory. It sometimes seems that a piece could be worked on forever, continuously evolving, expanding, and also contracting....read the entire statement here and see more work here and here.
...The tension and puckering created by sewing the individual components results in structures that billow, as if animated from within. These undulations are a chance product of the sewing process. My responses to such unplanned effects plot the trajectory of each piece. There is no understructure of any kind. These pieces are held together with thread alone. Seams define contours, and stitches create lines, marks and surface.