I invite the viewer to look beyond the surface of the work to the stories of those often overlooked: the homeless, the elderly, the ordinary. The closeness of this homeless couple touched my heart. Adapted from a reference photo by Clint Colbert, TN.
This 2011 piece was juried into the Layers of Memory travelling exhibition, and then in the People & Portraits exhibit at the Houston International Quilt Festival in 2013, and was featured in Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits by Martha Sielman, 2013.
Photo credit: Ray Pilon
Spec: 34"x24" cheesecloth, buckram, burlap