|Cathy Bredyk-Law's work, detail of Laurentian Hills, |
a piece that was part of Tradition in Transition
I showed images of textile work from Canadian, French and Italian artists. All recent works.
|Italian artist Maria Teresa Sansotta,|
"Le Tue Rughe Le Mie Radici", detail
We talked about cut work,
|His Twinkling Perch, detail, by Francie V-|
a great example of cut work
I introduced the addition of materials that are not fabric,
|painted and melted tyvek|
I showed them works that had image transfers,
|detail of an old piece of mine|
I also brought some of my works to show them as well as works by other artists.
|Some traditional quilts and some contemporary fibre art.|
It is a technique that will open up many possibilities for them as creators. I look forward to seeing their creations towards the end of the school year. It will be interesting to see how they integrated this sewing technique in their art work.