Wednesday, August 4, 2010

donna sharrett




Wild Horses, 2007 - 2008, rose petals, handmade rose beads, synthetic hair, guitar-string ball-ends, pennies, bone beads, garnets, dirt, rings, synthetic pearls, cotton shirting, hand embroidered damask linen, cookie cutters & thread, 32 x 32, The Long Black Veil (detail), 2008, rose petals, handmade rose beads, synthetic hair, guitar-string ball-ends, pennies, blue jeans, cotton fabric, rings, bone beads & buttons, synthetic pearls, & thread, 26 x 26, For a Dancer, Anywhere, 2008 - 2009, rose petals, synthetic hair, guitar-string ball-ends, blue jeans, hand embroidered damask linen; painted, beaded & hand embroidered linen; veiling, silk neckties, rings, bone beads, shell button, synthetic pearls, pins & thread, 22 1/2 x 22 1/2 (detail), 2006 - 2008, rose petals, handmade rose beads, synthetic hair, guitar-string ball-ends, violin bow-string, blue jeans, hand embroidered damask linen, cotton shirting, rings, buttons, synthetic pearls, bone beads, dirt & thread, 28 1/2 x 28 1/2

i've always loved this artist's work and have followed it for a long time. there is always something so precious and special about it, i would love to own a piece one day...see more here and here.

2 comments:

  1. I've been a fan of her artwork for a long time as well, ever since I read about her Memento series dedicated to her mother in Surface Design Journal. Exquisite. Thank you as always for sharing.

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  2. thank you for your comment, rebecca!

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