Waters above the Firmament 1976
linen, manuscript paper, liquitex 156 x 145 inches collection the art institute of chicago
four block strip quilt circa 1960
cotton twill and synthetic material from men's clothing 78 x 73 inches
a Gee Bend quilt
Found rusty metal, hand stitch with cotton/silk, rust dyed with tea 2015
linen, 55 cm square
More photos of this piece here.
In my Newfoundland meditation panel workshop, I will be showing images of how other textile artists have accessed the archetypes for inspiriation.
An archetype is a term used to describe universal symbols that evoke deep and sometimes unconscious responses in a reader. In literature, characters, images, and themes that symbolically embody universal meanings and basic human experiences, regardless of when or where they live, are considered archetypes. (google)