Rich Beyond Measure


“Rich Beyond Measure” (2015) was selected for the Biennial Contemporary Art Quilt Exhibition, “GOLDEN TEXTURES” at the Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Maryborough, Vic., Saturday 21 February to Sunday 5 April, 2015

“Rich Beyond Measure” (2015), 78cm x 130cm
What would it mean to YOU to be “rich beyond measure”?
The luxurious surface of this artwork, with densely-pleated, vibrantly-coloured silk, enhanced with the sparkle of gold and beadwork, leads you to thoughts of worldly riches…MONEY… but what else in your life might lead you to feel “rich beyond measure”?

Rich Beyond Measure (Detail)

“Rich Beyond Measure” (Detail)
MATERIALS: Silk, cotton, velvet, and metallic fabrics, glass and metallic beads, sequins, crystals; silk, cotton and metallic threads and batting.
TECHNIQUES: Silk and velvet fabrics hand-pieced and then 3D-shibori to create a pleated quilt-top. Hand-quilting, beading, embroidery and appliqué.

Title: Rich Beyond Measure Size:78cm x 130cm Price:$1400