Artist Information for Valerie C. White
It is the process of creating compositions that suggest multiple layers that fascinates me. I’m attempting to produce cloth that is mysterious and opulent; the idea of seeing almost invisible images created by color and stitch intrigues me.
Below Sacred Ground26"H x 26"W   Photo by Wes Mayger
Mixed Media Extensive Thiox resist Textile paint and Oils Paint sticks and thermofax screens
Would the root systems found under sacred dwellings be any different than those that grow elsewhere?
Three Seedlings20" H x 24" W   Photo by Wes Mayger
Flour Paste Resist, Cotton Duck Cloth,Textile Paint
Roots and Refuge series, seedlings and soil study.
Moonlight over Radishes24" H x 36" W   Photo by Melisa Karlin Mahoney
Extensive Thiox Resist, Thermofax screens and stamps created by the artist.
I have been enthralled with the roots of vegetables and trees, this work was one of the first created in the Roots and series.
How Deep do your Roots Grow26 1/2 H x 16" W   Photo by Melisa Karlin Mahoney
Extensive Thiox Resist, Thermofax Screens, Textile Paint
A question and measure of ones faith, and connection to a force greater than ourselves.
Refuge III26" H x 20" W   Photo by Melisa Karlin Mahoney
Marbled fabric created by the artist, Textile paint. Thermofax screens.
A study of roots and soil, that I feel have been altered and influenced by the prayers, concerns, and needs of the people that attend the church.