We move forward from two successful exhibitions in 2016 in Prague and in the USA to the challenge of an exhibition in the Netherlands in the Autumn. We continue to work on A2 sized pieces in portrait format and will be producing four pieces over the year with the theme of 'Freedom'. An essential part of our art is working in series to a common format which does give us all a framework for our creative endeavours.
Friday, 21 June 2013
Done at last! When I met Jean and Shoshi in Eindhoven earlier this year, we agreed that we could replace one or more of the quilts made for the first series. I decided to replace the sentinel because it did not feel like a 100 per cent me-quilt. I loved working with Dijanne's image, but her work is so recognizable and so much who she is, that it just did not feel right to submit that as my own. So, I came up with something else close to my heart :
Just like the miner that I used in my Egoli-quilt, this Khoi-lady has been sitting at my side for a long time. She has got such a look of patience and something timeless about her. Here is a detail:
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