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WateringHolesII
Landscapes - Foothills Gallery

INTERGENERATIONAL FELT SERIES - HANDMADE WOOL AND SILK FELT WITH EMBEDDED SILK IMAGES FROM "GROWING SOUP" AND APPENDED KNITTED COPPER WIRE AND AFRICAN PORCUPINE QUILL

FRAMED 48"x24"

2016

 

Detail showing knitted copper wire embedded in the watering hole
Detail showing embedded silk image
Watering holes and wallows in a dry land - what's left for those coming next?  

 

 

 


  

NEXT SHOWS:

    ArtWalk in the Square August 12,13,14 2016 - at the Shops on Don Mills south of Lawrence

Edge of the Forest - see our exhibition in Sunshine Coast in the summer then its coming back home.


 

 
Escarpment
Landscapes - Foothills Gallery

HANDMADE WOOL AND SILK FELT WITH EMBEDDED COCOONS, FIBRES

FRAMED 24" X 48" 

Dec. 2015

From the Resilience show 

SOLD

Detail

On the bank of the Zambezi River looking towards the Zambian escarpment.  The sky is full of the promise of lightening.

 

 

 
Prairie Dog Ghosttown
Landscapes - Foothills Gallery

HANDMADE WOOL AND SILK FELT WITH KNITTED COPPER "WINDOW" AND COCOONS

2014

Mounted on canvas

42" x 12"

Inset knitted copper wire fronting a scene of native prairie - where the dogs live no more
 

 

 
Resist
Abstracts - Quills Gallery

 

HANDMADE WOOL AND SILK FELT WITH KNITTED COPPER WIRE, KNITTED TSUMUGI WRAPPED SILK, COCOONS, EMBEDDED AFRICAN PORCUPINE QUILLS

2014

27" X 30" AS IS BUT CURRENTLY FRAMED 32" X 40" ON BLACK BACKGROUND

DETAIL SHOWING THREE SETS OF KNITTING AND THE AFRICAN PORCUPINE QUILLS

 

MY EL ANATSUI HERO WORSHIP PIECE

 


 

 
Cool Runnings - River
Cool Runnings - Runners and Other Horizontals

HANDMADE WOOL AND SILK FELT OF A MATURE RIVER WITH EMBEDDED PERSIAN LAMB COAT COLLAR, HYDRANGEA BARK, CATALPA POD. Note the ripply water in the foreground and the islands.  Memories of the Bow River and Pelican Valley.

42"X10"

2012

Artist's collection but available for commission.

 

 
Fences and Hay
Landscapes - Foothills Gallery

HANDMADE WOOL AND SILK FELT WITH EMBEDDED CATALPA PODS, COCOONS, GRASSES

24"X60" FRAMED

2012

 

DETAIL SHOWING COCOONS AND CATALPA PODS AND THE HAY STACKS OF TEA LEAVES.

 

 
Leaves on Ice (series)
Small Art - Leaves On Ice

HANDMADE WOOL AND SILK FELT WITH EMBEDDED POPLAR LEAF SKELETONS. 

2011

6.5"X8.5" IN A CHROME BOX WITH GLASS ON BOTH SIDES.  LOOKS GREAT LIT FROM BEHIND OR IN A WINDOW.  SOME OF THESE PIECES HAVE EMBEDDED JAPANESE PAPER "STRING" THAT ADDS ANOTHER LAYER OF INTEREST.


 

 
Felting the Land
Landscapes
Landscapes in Felt
By Sheila R. Thompson
 
Preview my new book of felted landscapes.  Available for purchase from blurb.com