San Rafael, CA
My tapestries are designed and woven with the intention of bringing beauty and a sense of quiet to the places they inhabit. While some of my pieces reflect an inner call for peace, other works may address the intensifying discord in our world. Through my work, I seek to find balance between active engagement in events surrounding us, and the periodic need to retreat for reflection and self-renewal. I’ve been told that the weight, line and balance in my pieces reflect an architect’s sensibility. Feeling that often less is more, my designs are intentionally spare, exploring rhythm and asymmetry in bold compositions. Weaving attracts me for its simplicity: two opposing sets of threads twining together to create a whole. Working at the loom provides me the opportunity to sit in the stillness of my thoughts, allowing my hands to think.
I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Anthropology from Harvard University. Combining my interests in anthropology and art, I find myself especially drawn to weaving’s cultural universality.