This fiber piece was informed by a Google Earth reference image of northernmost Alaskan landscape. Machine embroidery captures layers of hand printed fabric, threads and silk chiffon to represent winding water paths. Threads used in the stitching are a natural color palette, such as browns, dark greens, golden yellows, and blues.
Medium: Chiffon, screenprint and wood cut on fabric, thread, and machine embroidery
Size: 45″ x 14″
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About the Artist – Madeline Bartley
Madeline Bartley was born in Louisville, Kentucky and attended Murray State University where she received her B.F.A. in printmaking and drawing. She earned her M.F.A. in studio arts from Syracuse University’s College of Visual Performing Arts in 2016. A recipient of Quilting By the Lake Scholarship and the Turner Residency in Los Angeles, CA., she is featured in Syracuse Women’s Magazine, printresting.org, and Boxcar Press Blog: The Inquisitive Printer. She has exhibited her work in solo and group shows including exhibitions at the Hand Held Gallery (Melbourne, Australia), Walnut Ink Projects (Michigan City, IN), The Rogue Space (New York, NY), and the Museum of Latin American Art (Long Beach, CA). Currently she lives in Buffalo, New York where she dedicates her free time to her studio practice.