Darwin

Darwin

This tapestry is woven from several reworked versions of the same photograph of my cat Darwin. Darwin is an extremely furry, 16 pound, Maine Coon cat. He does have those piercing green eyes and a huge white and gray fur ruff. At some point I’d like to … Read more

Leigh in Straw Hat

 I was so taken by Leigh’s beauty I just had to weaver her. She’s tall, elegant and quite demure with long, wavy, premature gray hair. I took about 150 photos in different garb. My aim was to do a full figure but I have yet to … Read more

Woman With Red Turban

Woman With Red Turban

This tapestry was inspired by a painting by an unknown artist. I enjoyed playing with color and the unusual background in this piece.  Wool weft, seine twine warp 20 x 23 inches Artist’s collection

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger (September 14, 1883 – September 6, 1966) Margaret Louise Higgins Sanger  Margaret Sanger trained and worked as a nurse. In her work with poor women on the Lower East Side of New York, she was aware of the effects of unplanned and unwelcome pregnancies. … Read more

Little Spinner Girl

Little Spinner Girl

  Little Spinner Girl is a detail froma cartoon I designed for a commission. It comes from a photograph by Lewis Hine (1874-1940) an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. This photo, circa 1915, is of a … Read more

Golda I

Golda I

This is the first of two versions of Golda Meir. Meir was elected Prime Minister of Isreal on March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister.  Israel’s first and the world’s third woman to hold such an office, she was described as the … Read more

Golda II

Golda II

This is the second of two versions of Golda Meir.  Meir was elected Prime Minister of Isreal on March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister.  Israel’s first and the world’s third woman to hold such an office, she was described as the … Read more

Homage to Egon Schiele II

Homage to Egon Schiele II

  Egon Schiele June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918) was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity, and the many self-portraits the artist produced. The twisted body shapes and the … Read more

Homage to Egon Schiele I

Egon Schiele June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918) was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity, and the many self-portraits the artist produced. The twisted body shapes and the expressive … Read more

Blue Frida I

Blue Frida I

Blue Frida I & II represent my Blue Period, woven in the time before and after my mother’s death.  Wool, silk and  cotton weft, seine twine warp 11.75 x 5.75 inches sett 10 ends per inch Price upon request