Much of my work incorporates several different types of material that are not always associated with each other. In my choice of materials, I'm guided solely by whatever the work demands to be successful.
Cotton and Olive Ash, 89cm x 48cm.
Cotton, Silk, Olive Ash, Acrylic Paint, 213cm x 137cm x 234cm.
Cotton, Silk, Organza, Maple, Acrylic Paint, 178cm x 147cm x 18cm.
Cotton, Silk, Elm, 142cm x 61cm x 3cm.
Cotton, Found Wood, Beads, 89cm x 46cm.
Cotton, Organza, Silk, Paper, Linen Thread, 109cm x 25cm.
Cartridge Paper, Collage, Paint, 99cm x 99cm.
Entirely hand-stitched silk, monoprinted cotton, beads, feathers and paper. 102 cm x 40cm. Double sided. This quilt tells the story of the Muscogee's brutal removal from ancestral lands in present day Georgia and Alabama, and their forced march to Indian Territory - The Trail of Tears - in a harsh winter.
Canvas, Silk, Suede, Thread, Slate, Paper, Beads, Wood, 20cm x 52cm.
Paper, Pencil, Glitter, Pastel, 25cm x 40cm.
Vilene, Buckram, 14.5cm x 48cm.
Vilene, Lutradur, Lokta Paper, Paint.
Vilene, Buckram, Silk Paper, 14.5cm x 48cm.
Rice Paper, Metal, 116cm x 23cm (diameter).
Lokta Paper or Architectural Tracing Paper
Paper, Thread, Foam Board, Paint, 29cm x 42cm.
Architectural Tracing Paper, Organza, Beads, Thread, 29cm x 42cm.
Paper, Thread, 29cm x 42cm.
Paper, Thread, 49cm x 39cm.
Cotton, Lutradur, Paper, Metallic Thread, 29cm x 21cm.
Acetate, Polythene, Beads, Thread, 29cm x 21cm.
Felt, Organza, Wool, Silk, Thread, Sequins, Wood, Beads, 86cm x 28cm.
Textile, Leather, Beads, Thread, 130cm x 79cm, 2.5cm.
Angelina, Wire, Beads, Paper, 10cm x 15cm x 15cm.
Angelina, Wire, Beads, 14cm x 14cm x14cm.
Found Wood, Oil Pastel, Watercolour Pencil, Acrylic Paint, 48cm x 48cm.
Paper, Organza, Thread.
© Melinda Schwakhofer 2020