Deborah Kruger


Fiber Art Incorporating Textiles, Mixed media and Encaustic
The fiber art from this period was impacted by my surface design training and incorporated mixed media, fiber, textiles, and encaustic. I drew inspiration for my textile pieces from ceremonial art by indigenous Amazonian artists and West African masks.  Feather imagery began to surface in the work and with it, a growing awareness about endangered birds, species extinction, habitat destruction and threats to bird migration. My earlier feminist artwork was supplanted by a growing body of ecological art made from recycled materials.


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