Rapture

I took the triangle to a new and larger dimension for this piece of fiberart, which looks like a bird spreading its wings. The red feathers are made from fiber, encaustic, paint and oilstick and I added waxed linen and wire thread to add a haze of red texture. A curved wrapped stick anchors the piece at the top and evokes African masks and wingspan.

(Private Collection)

Medium: Fiber, encaustic, oilstick, waxed linen
Size: 36 x 36″  Date: 2003