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Hand Stitched using recycled clothing
Maiden Voyage
Fabric
28x14''
2014

Hand stitched fabric drawings, created during an artist residency in Muriwai, New Zealand. Each piece uses embroidery, appliqué, and collage techniques


I became a deckhand on deep sea fishing boats at age 12, my dad was the captain. It was interesting spending my teenage years working in a very male dominated industry. Most of our guests were men, all of my coworkers. I learned a lot about how to survive as a woman in this world.