Breath on a Mirror
143 X 145.5cm (56.5 X 57in)
triaxial braid; wool
The title is from a song by Captain Beefheart that captures perfectly my elusive relationship with my mother, the subject of the portrait.
Exhibited: Triaxially Braided Works (one person show), Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Gallery, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 1986; Fiber National, Adams Memorial Gallery, Dunkirk, New York, 1986; Associated Artists of Pittsburgh in Boston, Copely Society of Boston, 1987; New Growth Arts Festival, Indiana Arts Council, Indiana, PA, 1988