• Mermaid Rabbit
  • Mermaid Rabbit
  • Mermaid Rabbit

Mermaid Rabbit

I am currently exploring making art from the collision of disparate, even opposing elements: fiber, knitting, weaving, spinning, stitchery, several kinds of felting, printing original photos on silk, beading and various sorts of construction in combination with original poetry or “lyrics”. I use quite a lot of “repurposed materials”– which sounds better than “stuff I dig out of other people’s trash.”

I have discovered that dark and scary and angry and sad voices are ok– even for women– even for OLD women. I no longer feel compelled to be polite. I prefer dark reality and angry beauty to cheery prettiness.

Roger Cardinal describes “outsider” artists as having “profound strangeness and integrity”– that’s my aspiration.

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