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My work is on the Textile Study Group of New York’s Fall 2018 Web Page

Please find my handsewn piece called “Girls Just Want to have Fun With a Nod to Cindy Lauper, Miriam Shapiro, Judy Chicago, Ariel Pink and the 140,000,000 Women with Genital Mutilation” on the Textile Study Group of New York’s Fall 2018 web gallery.  I am pleased to be included among so many super creative textile /fiber artists!!!
 
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Linen, silk, polyester, cotton, metallic thread and floss, cotton thread and floss 16.5”x20.25”

Girls Just Want to Have Fun: With a Nod to Cindi Lauper, Ariel Pink, Miriam Schapiro, Judy Chicago, and the 140,000,000 Women Who Have Experienced Genital Mutilation (2013)

Linen, silk, polyester, cotton, metallic thread and floss, cotton thread and floss  16.5”x20.25”
Linen, silk, polyester, cotton, metallic thread and floss, cotton thread and floss 16.5”x20.25”

My initial drawing grew out of my hearing a public radio conversation about the 140,000,000 women who experienced Female Genital Mutilation. My image with the black center represents the girls who will NEVER have fun.