“Through this collection of fiberart, the artist explores historical and ecological links, examining how social and environmental justice often go in unison.”
Infrasound II, 2013
Wilson makes her own paper from invasive plants that she clears to create room for native plants. How awesome is that? She uses a variety of techniques to create her art, including collage, drawing, printing, shaping, and hand-stitching.
This paper cutting was done by hand!
I love the multi-layered look of this piece. It reminds me of a book cover from when I was a kid, though I can’t place the book. The outline figure and silhouette of the cat especially stand out to me.
Kasha Katuwe, 2011
This piece is one of a five-edition set, each one hand-stitched. The stitching is precise and yet retains a natural feeling.
Solastalgia II, 2013
Though the artist doesn’t live in this area of the country, this piece reminded me of here.
I like the effect the three panels have in this piece: two figures walking toward one another but with a large – even more significant due to the separation of the panels – distance between them. The cool blue colors really work to set the tone, and I find the contrast between the dark figures and the lighter background very effective.
This is yet another exhibit of art at the Baber Room that I quite enjoyed. I feel so lucky that we have a number of art spaces with rotating collections here in Mount Pleasant.