The graphic nature of architecture, construction and roadways is the driving force of my work. Line, pattern, geometric abstraction and sense of place are the focus. I am looking at the connection and similarities between our physical surroundings and ourselves.
Traditional rug hooking techniques are employed to create contemporary fiber art. The process begins with a design drawn out and transferred to a linen or monk's cloth backing material. Fabric from bolts of wool is cut to size and placed in a dye pot to create the chosen colors for each piece. The fabric is then cut into strips and hooked into the backing material.