I have always been interested in taking an idea or a set of limitations and allowing it to evolve over time. In 2015 I began stitching with raffia onto 5”x7” pieces of Asian paper. Over time the pieces got larger, included ink and gouache, and were mounted onto heavier paper or panels, often combining into diptychs or larger groups. In these pieces I collaged the raffia instead of stitching it.This allowed for a freer and more varied and complex composition. I use simple materials to explore a deep nonverbal place of spaciousness, calm, and joy.
DARKNESS & LIGHT 13
Materials: Stitched raffia, ink on mulberry paper, on paper
Size: 12.5 x 19 inches
As a celebration that 2020 has ended and that a new year is here, FLATFILE has launched a new online program title, simply: "2021."
We invited artists to participate through a rolling open call, which remains open for the entirety of this year. From these submissions, our jury panel carefully selects new works to present on FLATFILE, with new works added throughout all of 2021.