My Corner of the World - Artwork Details

Art by Maria Shell, Judith Roderick, Gail Sims, Martha Ressler and Ellie Kreneck
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Timeless Beauty Timeless Beauty
Linda Anderson   •  California, USA More Info
$3000   Buy Now  » I sit everyday at a table in my work room, positioned right next to a large window that overlooks my backyard garden.  There is where my husband and I tend to hundreds of succulents that bring immense wonder and surprise as they flower and bloom throughout the year.  There is an ongoing magic to them.  And all I have to do to enter their world is open my door.
The Sun Set over Blackwater Sound The Sun Set over Blackwater Sound
Bonnie Askowitz   •  Florida, USA More Info
$2000   Buy Now  » Being enchanted by sunsets in general and the sunsets in the Keys, in particular, I have been photographing them for years.  After finding a space on Blackwater Sound in Key Largo and building a get-away home, I have upped the collection to an obsession. "The Sun Sets over Blackwater Sound" is one of a series of quilts about my obsession.
Home: noun, A Place Where Something Flourishes Home: noun, A Place Where Something Flourishes
Peggy Blei-Hracho   •  Pennsylvania, USA More Info
$1200   Buy Now  » My corner of the world is centered around home.The vessel that holds so much.The place we go forth from, full of promise, nurtured and protected.A place that holds memories, good and bad.The place that feeds us and lets us rest.
Shades of Italy III-Day Lily Shades of Italy III-Day Lily
Peggy Brown   •  Indiana, USA More Info
$3000   Buy Now  » Like most, I can never get enough "Italy."  It is such a special part of the world whose earthy colors, intriging patterns, and crumbling shapes have found their way into my abstract work.  Shades of Italy III- Day Lily is one of a series based upon my feelings and memories of Italy.
Willow Wood Willow Wood
Bonnie Bucknam   •  Washington, USA More Info
$750   Buy Now  » In Alaska, willows are common along river banks.  They create a dense tangle that is difficult to penetrate.
Cradle Cradle
Erika Carter   •  Washington, USA More Info
The cradle, a place of comfort, a sense of home.
Hidden Line Hidden Line
Maya Chaimovich   •  Israel More Info
$2640   Buy Now  » As a child, I watched my mother unravel old sweaters to knit trousers for me. Over the years, I realize how strings of many kinds have become an integral part of my creative life. I made jewellery from silver wires, spun wool for weaving and dyed linen threads for bobbin lace-making. With natural cotton I created needlepoint laces and embroidered with colourful threads. ▶
Conflagration, Desolation, Rejuvenation, Jubilation #2 Conflagration, Desolation, Rejuvenation, Jubilation #2
Vicki Conley   •  New Mexico, USA More Info
$3000   Buy Now  » Forest fires in 2011 and 2012 threatened my home and town of Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico. I watched helplessly, unable to do more than document the devastation from my porch as the fires moved down the valley. Finally, after two weeks of rain in the summer of 2013, green underbrush sprouted through the charred ashy remains of our precious trees. This piece reflects the ▶
Grand Artefacts Grand Artefacts
Millie Cumming   •  Ontario, Canada More Info
$2200   Buy Now  » Every spring I become an archeologist.  I live in a heritage house on the edge of the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada.  When spring floods recede, frost heaves deliver treasures which become the source of my rust paintings. This story-cloth connects me to the river, to the Scottish pioneers who first came here in the 1830's, and with the escaped slaves ▶
Summer Idyll, Waterlily Bay Summer Idyll, Waterlily Bay
Millie Cumming   •  Ontario, Canada More Info
$1900   Buy Now  » cottage country, steamy summer days, bliss in my beloved old red canoe, idyll hours in Waterlily Bay, Who knew that waterlily pads started off being red?
New Mexico Schoolhouse New Mexico Schoolhouse
Jennifer Day   •  New Mexico, USA More Info
$3900   Buy Now  » My corner of the world is New Mexico. The Catholic Church built this old schoolhouse near my home in the early 1800's and it was used as a school for the next 100 years. It was closed in the mid 1940's and left vacant.  My ranches in New Mexico have stone ruins dating from the late 1700's. They still stand in spite of 100-degree heat, heavy snow and high ▶
Rolling Hills Rolling Hills
Dianne Firth   •  Australia More Info
$2000   Buy Now  » Canberra was designed to be Australia's capital and the rural site was initially chosen for its potential to be beautified. The background ranges, mountains, rolling hills, valleys and flood plain became the canvas for the creation of the city. Now it is a beautiful city of trees and I live amongst the rolling hills and valleys with everyday views and vitas to surrounding ▶
My childhood country My childhood country
Bodil Gardner   •  Denmark More Info
$600   Buy Now  » Denmark is where I was born, with its gentle rolling hills, and little islands in the sea that is never far away, the country being so small.
Turning Point Turning Point
Bethany Garner   •  Ontario, Canada More Info
$1200   Buy Now  » As the seasons change and the vistas narrow across our Lake Ontario shorelines, the sky becomes a truly brilliant palette of the most vivid blues, red, orange and gold. Skimming the landscape as the sun sets, the shadows narrow and we are reminded that summer is fleeting and Ontario winter is fast approaching. Life is good, and anticipation grows as we stand guard and ▶
August August
Mita Giacomini   •  Ontario, Canada More Info
$2500   Buy Now  » Late-summer grasses and wildflower seed heads cast shadows on an Atlantic seashore road. This piece is one of a series contemplating images on the paths at our feet, and how subtle and fleeting patterns on the ground convey a feeling of place.
Life on the Trail:Brown`s Ranch Life on the Trail:Brown`s Ranch
Georgia Heller   •  Arizona, USA More Info
$3500   Buy Now  » The arms of this saguaro cactus are evidence of a long, eventful life in the Sonoran desert. During these years many people traveled the nearby trails. Native Americans visited the area for seasonal hunting. In the 1960's the US Army established a supply route through this area to link Camp McDowell with Fort Whipple. In 1917 E.C. Brown bought the land. At its peak Brown's ▶
The Eagle falls The Eagle falls
Bella Kaplan   •  Israel More Info
$1800   Buy Now  » The Eagle falls is a place in the Golan Heights. Part of the Eagle stream runs in a deep gorge, and in the end, fall  down from a great height  point  down to a deep basalt canyon.     A peaceful and quiet place.
Texting at the Food Court Texting at the Food Court
Kathleen Kastles   •  Hawaii, USA More Info
$4000   Buy Now  » This is my world--friends, family, students, colleagues—always, it is other people who delight, provoke, and interest me.  No matter where I live or where I travel, it is the people I encounter, rather than monuments, mountains, oceans or the heavens, that attract my eye, fire my imagination, steal my heart, and live on in my dreams long after I fall asleep.
3rd and Main 3rd and Main
Jill Kerttula   •  Virginia, USA More Info
SOLD I live a block off the Main St. Mall in Charlottesville, VA. I love to wander up there after dark and see the play of the lights and shadows and the people walking by. I added many kinds of stitching - hand and machine - some beading, and commercial fabrics to my original photo of this bank entrance so you can see how I see it.
West Toward Home - Bright Spirit West Toward Home - Bright Spirit
Ellie Kreneck   •  Texas, USA More Info
$800   Buy Now  » West Texas,with its rugged landscape and awe inspiring skies,is my homeland. I try to demonstrate the beautiful and lonely power of this area.  The deserted wooden building is typical of many small towns and homesteads which once harbored human life , but now stand empty and decaying, victims to the unrelenting sun and wind.  The watchful and cautious jackrabbit, ▶
Prairie Afternoon Prairie Afternoon
Jenny Lyon   •  California, USA More Info
$2500   Buy Now  » Grasses are a constant in my life as I moved all across the United States. Whether they be ornamental or native grasses, they remain a touchstone to me, uniting all the places I've lived. Prairie Afternoon depicts the native grasses of the Midwestern plains where I grew up. I love how they bow in the wind, creating a beautiful sea of movement.
A Vanishing Culture A Vanishing Culture
Kate Madeloso   •  Nova Scotia, Canada More Info
$8500   Buy Now  » My inspiration - my grandmother's handmade rug. I am second generation Canadian, my heritage is Russian. 'The Spirit Wrestlers', Doukhobor immigrants, played a vital role in settling the Canadian west. With assistance from Leo Tolstoy and the Quakers 7500 immigrants arrived between 1899 and 1902 fleeing persecution from the Czar for their pacifist beliefs. They flourished ▶
Oil Patch #1: Clutch Manifold Oil Patch #1: Clutch Manifold
Bobbe Shapiro Nolan   •  Texas, USA More Info
$900   Buy Now  » The clutch manifold,a network of pipes & valves,is a part of the blowout prevention system on an undersea drillship. In my corner of the world oil production, transport & refining affects everyone's economic wellbeing. Whatever your views on fossil fuels, there is a compelling power to these huge, complex machines.
Forced Removal Forced Removal
Claire Passmore   •  United Kingdom More Info
SOLD Under Apartheid in South Africa, hundreds of thousands of people of color were forcibly removed from their homes and communities and relocated to inferior locations, making way for 'Whites Only' areas. The legacy of this policy continues to shape South African society today - 21 years after the official end of apartheid.
Fault Line Fault Line
The Pixeladies   •  California, USA More Info
$1700   Buy Now  » "Fault Line" uses words and phrases cut out from magazines and newspapers to highlight the interplay between form and message. It explores the car culture in California, USA, emphasizing how the modern state was built around the car.  The red jagged line not only represents the fault lines on which California sits but also points to our state's other divisions or fault ▶
Lake Vistas #2 Lake Vistas #2
Joan Reive   •  Ontario, Canada More Info
$2500   Buy Now  » My corner of the world is anywhere in Canada where I can set up my easel and paint the wonderful landscapes of this country. Most of my work is a translation of paint to fabric. This piece was taken from a watercolor painting that I painted in one of the rugged lake districts of Ontario.
Evening in Steel Valley Evening in Steel Valley
Martha Ressler   •  Pennsylvania, USA More Info
$800   Buy Now  » This was the view from my studio window in the Lawrenceville neighborhood in Pittsburgh. The setting sun was striking the rooftops of the aged rowhouses and old steel factory.
My Tree of Life Quilt My Tree of Life Quilt
Judith Roderick   •  New Mexico, USA More Info
$2000   Buy Now  » This is a hand-painted silk quilt of My Tree of Life, the birds that regularly show up in my yard to eat and drink. In this quilt they are all here simultaneously, the ground feeders along the bottom, the Bluebirds around the birdbath, the Scaled Quail family drinking on the ground, and Hummingbirds hovering above. It is hand quilted and embellished with vintage buttons.
Blue Heron Blue Heron
Molly Samuels   •  South Carolina, USA More Info
$1900   Buy Now  » My home is within a wildlife habitat, so nature is up close and personal in many ways. Among the animals we see daily are waterfowl of all types. Chief among them is the Blue Heron. This piece was inspired by a photograph taken of a particularly handsome specimen as he surveyed his domain: the lagoon across the street.
Line Dance, Tree Ring Patterns, var. 13 Line Dance, Tree Ring Patterns, var. 13
Barbara J. Schneider   •  Illinois, USA More Info
$3600   Buy Now  » I am most at home walking in the woods where I take many photos including those of trees in all their many forms.I am drawn to the patterns in tree rings. They make me think about the passage of time and our place in the world. I find it meditative to work on these images.
SPP 12 SPP 12
Karen Schulz   •  Maryland, USA More Info
$3350   Buy Now  » SPP 12 is from my Screen Porch Peach series and is inspired by the many family vacations taken on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.  I look forward to the ritual of lining up the peaches on the screen porch and watching them ripen and dwindle throughout the days. In these images I can freely indulge my love of contrast with the juxtaposition of round forms and the grid.
Purnululu #7 Purnululu #7
Alison Schwabe   •  Uruguay More Info
$3000   Buy Now  » Heading my bucket list is the deeply weathered banded sandstone rock formation known as 'Purnululu', in Australia's northwest Kimberley region. Within The Bungle Bungles National Park these dome like structures rise sentinel-like from gently rolling plains.  Aboriginal people are known to have occupied the area for up to 40,000 years, and their word 'purnululu' means ▶
Birding on Quiet Hill Birding on Quiet Hill
Sara Sharp   •  Texas, USA More Info
$1800   Buy Now  » The Texas Hill Country where I live is filled with beautiful vistas over high green hills. While birdwatching here, I photographed this lesser goldfinch and yellow warbler. Following some digital enhancement, they became the focus of this quilt. I continued the birding theme with my own prints of real feathers, and a silk screened image from a 100 year old birding book.
Root Glacier Root Glacier
Maria Shell   •  Alaska, USA More Info
$2750   Buy Now  » My family spends part of our summer in the Wrangell St. Elias National Park where we own a hundred year old gold miner's cabin. Just outside our front door are all kinds of signs of the natural world moving and changing. Root Glacier is really the center stage for climate change. Each year, we watch it recede. There are lakes where just a decade ago there was ice.
The High-Line, New York City The High-Line, New York City
Gail Sims   •  California, USA More Info
$2200   Buy Now  » High Line represents my little corner of New York City.  When I learned of plans to reclaim the abandoned track for an elevated park strip, I felt like a bit of light was returning to the city of my youth. My hand-dyed grey fabric became the city embracing my view of the elevated park.  I can't wait to walk on it when next I visit Manhattan.
Alcove Alcove
Carolyn Skei   •  Texas, USA More Info
$1400   Buy Now  » Most corners of my life are filled with an abundance of things – books, journals, art supplies, fabrics, computers, tools, projects (finished and unfinished) – but I take delight in simplifying life when I can.  This alcove is where light hits the simple architectural lines of my bedroom dormer – where I begin and end each day. It is quite literally ▶
Boundary Waters 60 (Rock Time) Boundary Waters 60 (Rock Time)
Virginia Spiegel   •  Illinois, USA More Info
$2500   Buy Now  » My sister and I paddle to a campsite, put up our tent, unload our backpacks, and then it is, at last, RockTime.We spend hours just sitting and looking.  But what we are really doing in engaging in a ritual of being OF the place, in harmony with rock, tree, and water.
Deconstructed Sunrise #3 Deconstructed Sunrise #3
Gwyned Trefethen   •  Wisconsin, USA More Info
$4600   Buy Now  » A photograph taken from my home inspired the Deconstructed Sunrise series. Sections of the photograph in various scales are included in each piece in the series. The objective with Deconstructed Sunrise #3 was to create a sense of movement similar to time lapsed photography as the sun rises from the horizon and takes its place in the sky for the day.
Snowfall in Sunlight Snowfall in Sunlight
Maggie Vanderweit   •  Ontario, Canada More Info
$2500   Buy Now  » Canada is a huge land with an infinite variety of micro-climates, which can quickly and radically shift. I love the seasons we experience. I love the diversity and unpredictable fluctuations. Discussing the weather is a national obsession, and most of the time it is exciting to wake up to see what the day's atmospheric conditions will be. This piece is an abstraction of ▶
Broadway El Broadway El
K. Velis Turan   •  New York, USA More Info
SOLD The graphic lines and bustle of cities always inspire me.  While waiting for the Subway to go into Manhattan from Long Island,  I took photographs across the tracks. The photo transfers included are from the images I took to make this piece.
Blue Chair in the Library with a Candlestick Blue Chair in the Library with a Candlestick
Laura Wasilowski   •  Illinois, USA More Info
$2000   Buy Now  » My constant companion during the cold, gray days of December is an old blue chair that sits across from me.  As I read mystery novel after mystery novel, I imagine it to be an elderly member of the family. It too is intent on intrigue and clandestine schemes.


 

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