Quilts celebrating the 25th anniversary of Woodside Place
At this stage of my life, everything fabric, patch, thread, takes on multiple meaning. It’s the same for breath, thought, action and so it is for the three categories of work on display: Bed Quilts made from gleaned scraps of my fabric collection; Kabbalah theme quilts from tee-shirt remnants; work from personal materials of memory.Continue reading “Louise Silk: BubbeWisdom: Faith. Belief. Practice: The Exhibit”
Using BubbeWisdom, I create art to inspire growth and learning that emphasizes process rather than the achievement of an outcome; moving beyond everyday triviality into a depth of spirit that enacts dignity and humility with love, humor and perspective. Louise Silk Louise Silk:BubbeWisdom now showing at the American Jewish Museum of the JCC of GreaterContinue reading “Your Presence is Requested”
The work in my current exhibition is made either of materials of memory or lots and lots of scraps. Here is how they came together: On The Edge; 59”H X 62”W; Machine Pieced and Hand Quilted Tee-Shirt Remnants. Yesh; 60”H X 58”W; Machine Pieced and Hand Quilted Tee-Shirt Remnants. Etz Chaim; 60”H X 56”W; MachineContinue reading “Lots and Lots of Scraps”
My friend asked me if I wanted a bunch of his old t-shirts instead of taking them to Good Will. I wanted to say no- if you remember from my blog last week, I have more t-shirt remnants that I need but I couldn’t turn down the offer and before I knew it, I hadContinue reading “Satisfaction”
Once upon a time there was a woman who tried her best to be good and to make everyone around her feel happy. But as life occurs on life’s terms, events happened that were beyond her, making her feel lost, out of control, and not at all happy. At her lowest point, desperate for anythingContinue reading “The Artist’s Way”
With the Quilt National deadline looming:A creative urge…..A pile of t-shirt remnants…….A desire for challenge…….Let the games begin!
Having the Tibetan Monks in Pittsburgh this week, reminds me of my personal mandala of impermanence. When I had a memory quilt exhibit of all of my parents clothing and textiles, I asked Kyoki from the Zen Center of Pittsburgh to help me create a ritual of loss. She suggested I unmake a quilt inContinue reading “UnMaking A Quilt”