Posts Tagged ‘political statements’

The Weight of Water

June 6, 2018

The Weight of Water  by Mary Vaneecke, 20” x 20” by 12” Artist Statement When I attended a photo shoot for  The Migrant Quilt Project I was struck by the fabric slings for water bottles that Jody Ipsen brought from campsites along the border.  Jody is the founder of the MQP.  Crossers or their loved ones […]

2018 | New Work, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching, Wild and Wonderful 3-D Quilts | Media: | Tags: , , , , , Comments (0)

Abuela Reads the Headlines

November 5, 2015

Abuela Reads the Headlines , 2015 Abuela is Spanish for grandmother.  I imagine her in her barrio (neighborhood) garden in my hometown, Tucson, surrounded by an ocotillo (a living, cactus-type) fence.  She has her handwork and the blessed Virgin of Guadalupe nearby, with a grandchild at her knee.  Abuela scans the headlines about America’s current immigration policy, […]

2015 | Everything Old is New Again, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching | Tags: , , , , Comments (0)