Sincerely Yours

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Created: 05/18/13
Last Edited: 03/16/14
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Old Town Coffee, the local coffee shop in Lander, Wyoming, asked me to do an art show for my cards! I was excited to choose February, a month for Valentines. I collaged and stitched on premade cards. Each was completely unique. For this show, I used my own heart stencil to cut magazines and catalogs. I also tore out definitions from a book on critical terms in literature for the collage material. Each and every one gets stitched—either by hand or by machine.
  • Old Town Coffee, the local coffee shop in Lander, Wyoming, asked me to do an art show for my cards! I was excited to choose February, a month for Valentines. I collaged and stitched on premade cards. Each was completely unique. For this show, I used my own heart stencil to cut magazines and catalogs. I also tore out definitions from a book on critical terms in literature for the collage material. Each and every one gets stitched—either by hand or by machine.
  • Getting some perspective while hanging the show:
  • Machine-stitched, with a few back stitches for additional texture:
  • Hand-stitched:
  • The show signage and artist statement:
  • When the artists scheduled for both March and April backed out, I kept the show up for an additional two months. For April, I hung the cards in long vertical rows instead of in archs across the wall space. A new show name and signage changed things up a bit, too:

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