- Morelia Project -Yakima's Sister City Fabric
On the road up to Aracurio we met this woman who was walking down with a load over her shoulder.
I asked her if I could take her photo and she agreed even though she probably wondered why I'd want
to. I love the weathered look of older faces and knew I'd need to turn this one into art.
- Public Art -
Fabric Art displayed in Public locations
This piece was done for the Grandview Migrant Housing Project in 2013. The commons area is named
for Sor Juana
The portraits here are all of women and girls of the Yakima Valley and were used to show that
Sor Juana's views have influenced all women.
- Fabric of
Nature's Art captured
Canna, what stately flowers they are all
guarding that farm fence. Between the leaves and the huge red flowers it was an impenetrable
- New Projects! -
All things new, again
Street Tunes is based on photos I took of a man I enjoy talking
to when I'm in The Loop of St. Louis. His name is Ray and he plays guitar in the street for a
24"x24" - Fabric mounted on framed art board.
Now part of Yakima's Capitol Theatre Art Collection.
This show's theme was "air" which was interpreted by 12 artists in the medium of their choice.
Since you usually can't see air I depicted the reaction, by this young girl, to the expulsion of
air from a hidden source behind her hand.
Hand dyed and novelty commercial fabrics, yarn, thread, and beads.
"My sewing method is free motion construction and quilting. The different elements may
be cotton, silk, synthetics, plastic, threads, scraps, paper, paint, pastels, and other
random objects. The content of my pieces is what makes my art so
unique." ~ Deborah