The reception last evening for “Bazaar,” the new exhibit at Artspace gallery in Bloomsburg, PA was a wonderful success. The response to both the work and the display was very positive and gratifying. It was also a very fun event. Sales have already been good and the exhibit continues through October 4. Please visit the gallery and of course you can contact me about my work by leaving a comment to this post. More about Artspace gallery may be found at http://www.Artspacebloomsburg.com
Linda standing in front of some of her work and that of the two other exhibiting artists.
My “canvas” for the hand felted wall hangings I create is made of the same material I use for creating the design, that is, wool. I make these “canvases” several at a time so that I can work on designs in succession.
To make a ” canvas”, I measure out a certain weight of wool so that I know each canvas will be of uniform density. I use a very precise scale which can handle the needs of weighing wool.
With the measured amount of wool secured, I can then needle felt the wool into the shape and density I need. Not too many artists make their own “canvases,” but for me it’s all part of the creative process.
Weighing out the wool
My newest felted art tiles have been well received and will be a larger part of my line of works. This picture of a selection of tiles was made at a recent show and depicts my 8×8 tiles framed to 12×12 inches. These are priced at $159 with larger sizes available.
Felted Art Tiles