silk; hand-dyed, painted and silkscreen printed dyes,
resists and discharges, oil paint sticks
hand stitched English paper patchwork, hand appliquéd and quilted.
31" x 72"
The Happy Pots triptych explores the ancient pottery artists’ need to vividly decorate their vessels.
Using my own petal design motifs on different backgrounds, I sought to capture the sheer exuberance
of surface decorations that seem to have a life of their own, extending beyond the solid object.