This huge perennial plant has a large presence in my garden, where it has been allowed to run a bit wild. I love the shape of the glaucous leaves and the delicacy of the plumes. Capturing its visual impact in a life sized format required a correspondingly substantial quilt.
Cyanotypes on cotton, monoprints on cotton, artist-painted and commercial cotton and silk fabrics, machine stitching, hand beading.
Size: 81"h x 74"w
For Sale: $10,000
The Quilt Life magazine, illustration, August 2012 issue.
AQS Lancaster, March 14-17, 2012, Lancaster, PA
Quilts=Art=Quilts, 2011, Schweinfurth Memorial Center for the Arts, Auburn, NY
Images 2010, Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University at University Park, PA. Awarded Honorable Mention.
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Photography on this page by Toby Richards