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Anxieties #1: Imperfections
38" x 51"
Hand-dyed fabrics with commercial
blacks and whites
SOLD

Anxiety Quilts

Beginning with a solid, architectural structure of black and white diagonals, I cut apart and manipulate the blocks. The cut-up bits and pieces usually swept off the floor and discarded are rescued and added as surface embellishment.
These bits and pieces add a sense of frenetic energy, or anxiety, to express an aspect of emotion - our "inner architecture." 
Sometimes, the bits and pieces are layered very heavily to express the idea of loss; the loss of memory, civility, or history. The underlying structure remains, but accretion obscures and changes it. 

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Imperfections Detail
Wheatley, V. Anxiety Quilt 2 - Cutting C
Anxieties #2: Cutting Corners
16" x 40"
Hand-dyed fabrics with commercial blacks and whites
$650
Cutting Corners Detail
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Breakdown Detail
Anxieties #3: Breakdown
38" x 47"
Hand-dyed fabrics with commercial whites
Machine stitched
Not For Sale
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Anxieties #4 The River Lethe detail resi
Anxieties #4: The River Lethe
37" x 47"
Hand-dyed fabrics with commercial blacks and whites
SOLD
The River Lethe Detail
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Anxieties #5 Don't Look Down - Detail re
 Anxieties #5: Acrophobia
46" x 51" 
Hand-dyed fabrics with commercial blacks and whites
Not For Sale
 
Acrophobia Detail