Posts Tagged ‘eileen mcgee’

Karen T. Massaro describes her work as poems for the eye and hand. “I make poems for the eye and the hand. Composite arrangements of forms support fired layers of color. Most of my works have remained intimate in scale, and nod to the tactile and visual potential of clay surfaces.”

Happy Birthday to ‘My Sister Eileen‘…always my artistic & personal inspiration. Eileen works in fiber and her studio is full of quilts in a variety of stages of completion. There is one HUGE difference between our studios and the bedroom we shared as children…her side/studio is beyond organized and neat…mine looks like a tornado just passed through.

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Elisa D’Arrigo uses memories, both physical and mental, to build her fiber art pieces. “Sometimes the materials themselves are infused with the past. “Cross Section #4” (2004) incorporates my children’s outgrown socks in a progression of sizes and collected over a five-year span. Increasingly, I am utilizing recycled garments once worn by family and friends. The works become accretions of accumulated experience.”

Thank you to Eileen McGee, one the fiber artists in our family, for the link.

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