Portfolio > Morning Room

The work in "Morning Room" comes together around themes of domesticity, grief, death and time's passing. An installation consists of two chairs placed equidistantly from a central crocheted rainbow wool rectangle that hangs, curtain-like, from a turquoise valence. Attached in the center of the curtain is a black cloud shaped handstitched pillow, wildly patched out of scraps the artists worn black castaway garments. In front of the composed arrangement, three wildly painted plaster stanchions stand in front with a velvety scalloped sewn rope between them.

"I was compelled to evoke the stanchions of the museum, like one might see in the Isabella Stuart Gardner, for viewing. Like a wonky guide rail, that would keep the viewer in a cold and reflective space, except that the provisional nature of these handmade and off-kilter guide rails is their own undoing. It is my own processing about the desire to find calm/safe/mediated distance and the actual reality of the messy connectedness of the world as it it experienced.” Elizabeth Thach

Negative of Night
crocheted wool and sewn linen
15.25” x 13”
2022
T/Tag (Territorial Marking)
crocheted wool
12.5” x 13”
2022
Mind Palace
crocheted wool
13.25” x 15”
2022
Morning room, Installed
Found chairs, scrap garments, crocheted wool, cardboard, plaster, paint
variable
2022
Morning Room, detail
crocheted wool, plaster, wood, paint and sewn fabric
variable
2022
Nothing new under the sun, drawings, install
Ink pen and marker on paper
variable
2022
Oracle, drawings installed
ink on paper
variable
2022
Cosmic/Garden
Ink pen and marker on paper
9.75"x9.75"
2022