A “sister” to this photo was chosen for the exhibit Eye of The Quilter: Inspiration to be held at International Quilt Festival – Houston, November 4 – 7, 2010.
The theme for the exhibit is Reflections. My artist’s statement:
This photo reflects my artwork in that it appears to be pretty simple, but is actually quite complex. The photo captures the sun reflecting off the black water of a lake sliding toward darkness. The water changes by the minute, by the second; the colors shifting and flashing. My sister and I are alone on this wilderness lake and celebrate that fact. This photo represents freedom, peace, and the the most beautiful kind of silence.
My sister and Mom were here this weekend to assist in hanging this changeable Inspiration Wall in Studio B. Ingredients: A box of recycled clipboards with funny labels on them that I acquired for free, a willingness to stand on the Ikea dresser, a long level, and a fair amount of math by three women armed with hammer and nails: