Wednesday, February 2, 2011


Tapa cloth from Pacific islands has been in my storage area for many years. I have always felt that the back side of this cloth was more interesting than the front side. This drawing on cut strips of tapa, mounted on canvas, has been inspired by language forms from Africa.



magpie said...

your work is exquisite and truly inspiring. i just discovered your blog by way of art propelled and have put a link to it on my blog.

Mary Ellen Long said...

Thanks Magpie! Love your blog. Wish I could have seen that collage show in NY.