Artist Information for Sharon M W Bass
I make contemporary, stitched art constructions of silk, cotton, linen and recycled work. Sometimes I paint or stain or stamp these materials. Almost everything begins with a photograph and almost everything ends in something partly representational and partly abstract.Images scroll down to view all
California Dreaming19.5 x 16.75   Photo by ImageWorks
This piece is the beginning of a growing series of work about one flower: the poppy or the poppy as I see it. This piece has become a signature of my studio practice.
Coffeehouse Conversations #115.5 x 15.5   Photo by ImageWorks
Sometimes one overhears a part of a conversation that just hits home.
Bigger Poppies33.5 x 33.5   Photo by Aman Reaka
The idea behind this work was to play with the idea of color and color-blindness. Are all the poppies red? Green? What is the background?
Little Poppies10 x 9
Once you play with scale and go big, then you have to go small.
Poppy Cutout39.5 x 39.5   Photo by Ken Sanville
The good news is that there seems no end in sight. More to come...