Rusted Lace5 is a continuation of the Rusted Lace series. The ground was created in 2011 using dye and rust pigmentation created by using scientific iron filings. The sculptural hand stitching was applied in 2017and then framed. The color nuances in the artwork are evident on personal inspection as detail in this close-up image. There are many varied visual textures and designs flowing throughout the piece. This dynamic artwork is designed to hang in either a vertical or horizontal orientation which makes it a versatile artwork. Installation of this piece can be in either a vertical or horizontal orientation which really opens up the display options for this work. Although not designed to be displayed in a grouping, merging this artwork with any or all of the other pieces in the series creates a very interesting, contemporary artwork with infinite shape possibilities. One-of-a-kind original textile artwork signed and dated by the artist. Included with the artwork is a Certificate of Authenticity, Care Instructions, and display slats. Installation simply requires two2nails or wall screws. Artwork is carefully rolled, packed in heavy cardboard container, and shipped directly from the artist studio. Available immediately unless on exhibit. Exhibition History -- 60th Juried Exhibition at The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California May 17 – July 15, 218.
-- Professional Artist Magazine, JuneJuly 2018, page 20-26. Article How to get creative work done without a deadline.
-- Center for Contemporary Arts National Juried Competition, Breed Gallery, Abilene, Texas November 6, 2018 – January 26, 2019.
-- 107th Allied Artists of America Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, New York August 29, 2020 – Aug 1, 2021 Awarded The John Young-Hunter Memorial Award for Mixed Media.