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Tanya Brown: Artworks and Mutterings

Tanya Brown: Artworks and Mutterings

Hilary Rice | Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada | Weekly Artist Fibre Interviews | Fibre Art | International | Canadian | World of Threads Festival | Contemporary Fiber Art Craft Textiles | Oakville Ontario Canada ****

Hilary Rice | Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada | Weekly Artist Fibre Interviews | Fibre Art | International | Canadian | World of Threads Festival | Contemporary Fiber Art Craft Textiles | Oakville Ontario Canada ****

Memories of Gombe, Mary Pal    Mary creates these portraits by manipulating cheesecloth on a dark background. The resulting density and grain direction of the cheesecloth thus capture the nuances of facial expressions and other details, a challenging business indeed. It probably doesn’t hurt that Mary has a great eye for compelling imagery.

Memories of Gombe, Mary Pal Mary creates these portraits by manipulating cheesecloth on a dark background. The resulting density and grain direction of the cheesecloth thus capture the nuances of facial expressions and other details, a challenging business indeed. It probably doesn’t hurt that Mary has a great eye for compelling imagery.

Making Her Exit: “At age 30, I felt it was make or break time, if I was ever going to pursue my dream of becoming an artist. It seemed iffy, but I enrolled in art school and worked at my day job part time to finance it. On graduation, I made an excited move to my new life. Instead of the sameness of my former career, I have enjoyed a life of infinite choices, chances, and changes for 30 years. I can hardly believe I was ever that other person!”

Making Her Exit: “At age 30, I felt it was make or break time, if I was ever going to pursue my dream of becoming an artist. It seemed iffy, but I enrolled in art school and worked at my day job part time to finance it. On graduation, I made an excited move to my new life. Instead of the sameness of my former career, I have enjoyed a life of infinite choices, chances, and changes for 30 years. I can hardly believe I was ever that other person!”

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