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When creating collages, I often use the concept of a quilt as my starting point. I love the way traditional quilts honor and celebrate timeless themes like home, family, and gratitude. In contrast, my contemporary quilt interpretations illustrate modern distractions that can cause us to forget the importance of these traditional themes.
Tick Tock explores the contemporary fixation with schedules, multi-tasking, and making every moment constructive. Is there room for creativity and joy in a world so preoccupied with productivity? This piece reminds me to save space for a little laziness now and then.
8" x 8" stretched canvas, fabric, cotton thread, sewn watercolor paper, acrylic paint, watercolor paint, matte gel medium, gloss medium, hand block-printed muslin, fiberfil, colored pencil, cardboard, velvet, wire, found text.