The Palabras Project
Elijah in The Wadi
Time Around Time
My work as a wearable artist
Tree Coat (on body)
Sewn, dyed, and pieced wools, felts, handwovens, cottons, yarns ...
Tree Coat (on wall)
Pieced, sewn, and dyed wool, felts,yarns,cottons...
Tree Coat (detail)
detail of felts, handwoven, velvets...
Fox Fur Nebula
Nassen Paste Resist painted silks, painted lamb leathers and feathers in a revised Vogue Pattern dress. Legging are painted and dyed nylons.
Minnesota Sun Saver Mosquito Hat
Dumpster Dived netting sewn on recycled straw hat, decorated with floral supplies and feathers.
Pieced and dyed leaves, Dyed commercial felt, sewn dyed yarns, beads, and furs
She-Woman Neither Light nor Dark
Nassen Rice Paste Resist on 2 yards Thai Silk using Carei Thomas's drawings
Ever Changing Coat
Painted and dyed double blanket, fixed with dyed yarns and wool scrap. Yoke is acetate/wool with buttons and dyed industrial felts.
Recycled Hat and Dress
Local Designers silk scraps, dyed, pieced, and sewn into reversed and revised older Vogue Designer pattern. Hat is from dumpster dived fabrics and decorations.
Whorlds in Whirls in Worlds
Nassen Rice Paste Resist on a silk charmeuse scarf. 42"x42" 42"
Make Love Not War
Performance pieces made from painted and dyed nylons, cotton,rayon,and polyester lycras, tulle, burned,and torn. Coat is bleached, recycled acetate drapery
Nassen Paste Resist on Charmeuse Silk Scarf. 42"x42" Jazz Artist, Carei Thomas drawings were used as stencils.