I must be honest with myself: when it comes to the treatment of silkworms, I flip-flop between softheartedness and defeatism. Guilty: out of sight, out of mind. I feel trapped: the essence of my work revolves around the beauty of silk. Nothing else will do.
I don’t make art to find answers. The majority of my art is created when I’m confused about myself and my place in the world…But if I take that struggle into the studio for investigation, I will gain some clarity about what’s troubling me.
The artwork of American painter, printmaker, and sculptor, Jasper Johns, has been well profiled, so I will forego the usual discussion of his flags, targets, maps, and numbers. This is a personal story of my own that centers on Jasper
Queen Paper Wasp Encounters My interactions with insects have become a dynamic influence on my artistic process. Paper wasps love to build their nests on the eaves outside my textile art studio in northern Colorado. Each spring I use the