My response to finding the love of my life, my soul-mate Mark, across a crowded room over 40 happy years ago.
16″x20″ Silk on polyester, metallic and cotton thread and floss
This piece is based on my experience with my initial fear of the “VIRUS” and my decision to continue joyfully in the midst. It reads from left to right with the rigid as the pressure of fear, and the right side is me saying to my fears I intend to live lovingly, joyfully and always with hope. “Covid 19- Fear ad Hope” is hand sewn and embroidered silk on linen with cotton, metallic and hemp floss and thread 48″x48″ .
“Life Will Find A Way” 16″x20″ Silk on linen, cotton and metallic floss and thread
“Life breaks free, it expands to new territories, and crashes through barriers painfully, maybe even dangerously, but, uh, well, there it is.. Life will find a way.” Jurassic Park
Archival inks print on Canon Matt Photo Paper 8.5″x11″
I feel like “A Running Woman With Her Hair On Fire” And it feels GOOD! Thinking about aging and death inspires me to be creative every day!
30″x30″ Silk over linen hemp twine and metallic floss, cotton and metallic thread
Although this was created after an afternoon of listening to jazz, ambient and big orchestra classical music, this could be a “Trinity” of whatever you wish.
30″x30″ Silk on silk, hemp twine, metallic floss and metallic and cotton thread
I am a life long pacifist, but lately I am embarrassed to find myself imagining a mechanical fist punching the bad behavioral qualities out of our President so only humanistic behaviors exist. Sadly I’m not certain much would remain…………………………………………………………………………….
“Synaesthesia (loop in a loop): artist-synaesthete from New Jersey Geri Hahn created three of sewn textile pieces following her synaesthetic responses to the English grammar conjunctions AND, BUT, NOT… Pianist Svetlana Rudenko perceived the humour and characters of Artwork in a motion and musical genre/ Dancing Textures, and Ann Le Pore, Ramapo College, animated it into composition. All three artists have different forms of cross-sensory synesthesia but were happy to play with transposition of experience from one sensory modality to another.” Svetlana Rudenko
“As a synesthete, I recognize deep patterns in the spoken language. And, But and Not are conjunctions that join two or more thoughts. Each of these images has a vertical axis that divides the energy, the motion, and the action that I perceive in each of these three ordinary words.” Geri Hahn