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This is an abstract portrait of a street person in Ottawa who had beautiful, long, flowing hair and beard.  I layered silk, free motion sewed his portrait and then cut and separated all the layers.  I really love this piece. I think it is one of my best abstracts.  



About author

The core of my practice revolves around deconstructing hte layers surrounding us to discover and reveal th core essence of a being.  To let the story of "who is this" unfold within the imagination of each viewer.

I am a contemporary professional textile artist with a background in traditional quilting.  My goal is to convey and communicate with the fewest notions possible.  To deconstruct and strip away the superfluous. I am drawn to anonymity.  It is the cnadid mystery that I find provocative.

 

I am a fourth generation quilter.  My work deals with social themes with a strong narrative base.  My practice has evolved from traditional quilting to contemporary and concept based art pieces.  I haver received several grants and exhibited internationally.

Nancy Cole

Bay Boy

Year: 2014 Form of art: Textile Style: Abstract Technique: free motion sewn on silk organza and cotton back Size: 51.00 x 65.00 x 0.20 cm 780
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