Daphne Taylor

40 Harrison Street, Apt. 34E
New York, NY
10013 US
212-240-0281

daphnetaylorquilts@gmail.com

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Artist Information for Daphne Taylor

In my Quilt Drawing series I honor my love of drawing and painting. Lines reminiscent of landscape and figure are embroidered, pieced and composed within frameworks ranging from open white spaces to complex color fields. The rich visual language of these lines and markings is influenced and restrained by the power of simplicity.

Hand quilting is of great importance in my work because it is equivalent to the act of drawing. While the placements of fabric are composed geometrically, the quilting done on top is a loose, spontaneous act. My hand responds to the shapes in the cloth, creating a loose rhythm of shadow line that is simple, clear and meditative.

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Quilt Drawing 11

Quilt Drawing 1125.5” x 50.5”  

Quilt Drawing 13

Quilt Drawing 1346.5” x 39”  

Quilt Drawing 15

Quilt Drawing 1539” x 53”  

Quilt Drawing 16

Quilt Drawing 1650” x 51”  

Quilt Drawing 17

Quilt Drawing 1751" x 54"