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.
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: