Amandaconda

Burlesque is an exciting and expanding dance medium in the US. As a burlesque and belly dancer I think about the boundaries I am willing to cross. Particularly, what I, as a dancer am willing to expose.  Most of the the tapestries in my Burlesque … Read more

Passion

Bound

This tapestry was woven in a workshop taught by Aino Kajaniemi. The sett is 16 ends to the inch woven with very fine linen. I enjoyed the freedom of weaving this without worrying about all the traditional techniques I have learned over the years.  Linen … Read more

Ingrid: Dancer In Repose

Ingrid:Belly Dancer In Repose

Burlesque is an exciting and expanding dance medium. As a burlesque and belly dancer I think about the boundaries I am willing to cross. Particularly, what I, as a dancer am willing to expose. Most of the the tapestries in my Burlesque series are based … Read more

Temptation

Temptation

This work explores the complexity of sexual identity and gender. It was inspired by drag performances where men alter their bodies to appear as women. I was permitted to photograph performers while doing hair and makeup prior to a performance. One performer, Chocolat, granted me the … Read more

Béa & Marcelle

Bea & Marcelle

Béa and Marcelle are both Burlesque dancers. The photo this was worked from was taken backstage at a performance. Wool weft, seine twine warp 8 x 9.75 inches Sold

Béa

Bea

Béa is a Burlesque dancer. Th photo this tapestry was worked from was taken backstage at a performance. Wool weft, seine twine warp 12.75 x 8.5 inches SOLD