Spring forward for the March Art Walk

The Art Walk is March 9th from 5-8pm (check venues for specific times).

Let’s all March forth to visit all our wonderful business venues and view our amazing group of artists. As always, make sure to visit our wonderful sponsoring eateries for food and drink as you check out the artwork in our neighborhood.

Also this month, stop by the Husky Deli and support the kindergarten and first grade Daisy Girl Scout Troop. They will have a cookie booth in front of the deli from 5-7pm and they will be displaying some of their art work alongside the bakery goods.

Art will be on display at 40 participating businesses and you can enjoy a wide variety of “Art Walk Specials” at 15 bars, restaurants and cafes (Check out our Facebook post for more info). So grab a Walking Map at any of the participating businesses below to plan your route!

This post’s hero artwork by Reeve Washburn. She is showing this month at the gallery space at the corner of California and Oregon .

Please note: We will be updating the businesses and their artists as the week goes on. Please check back before Second Thursday evening!

Can’t Join on March 9th? Our photography team will be covering some of the receptions and will post photos and a recap in a post on our Facebook and Instagram accounts. Check out the social accounts of your favorite exhibiting business – they may post photos or video, too!

We also want to remind our Art Lovers that this event is powered by our participating artists, businesses, and restaurants. Thank you for all you do to celebrate our vibrant art scene in West Seattle!

Click here to view the Google map for businesses that are open and exhibiting.

Walking Map for March 9th Art Walk!

Featured Q1 Artist! Congratulations to our first quarter featured artist digi-prim. The West Seattle Arts Council loved the leaf image that was digitally transformed into this bright and vibrant graphic. Digital Primitivism (Digi-Prim) will be showing at Molly’s Bottle Shop throughout January and February.


Brought to you by the West Seattle Junction Association



Food & Drink Special! $1 off our famous milkshakes on Art Walk night!

Lily’s Salvadoran Restaurant

2940 SW Avalon Way

Food & drink specials during the Art Walk include $2 off any liquor/beverage or a free empanada dessert with purchase and is available 5-8pm.

Izaya Colson INDOORS SHOW + RECEPTION 5pm – 8pm

Visit Lily’s not just for their wonderful cuisine but to see their large wall mural depicting the city of Guazapa where the owner, Lily, grew up. Below is the description of the art murals:

The inspiration for this painting was to replicate a peaceful, small city in El Salvador, called “GUAZAPA”. Lily, owner of “LILY’S SALVADOREAN RESTAURANT”, was raised in Guazapa before moving to USA in 2004 and then to Seattle in 2007. One of the first and most important things to notice is the woman in the lead. She is wearing a blue and white dress to represent the El Salvador flag. In the center of the painting is the lifeline river “RIO GUAZAPA”. A river like this is where Lily’s family would wash clothes and bathe. The yellow flowers in each corner of the painting are the national flower, called “FLOR DE IZOTE”. Unlike flowers which face up, these face down, almost as if they are relaxing. They vary in color from vibrant yellow to soft off white. One the far right, you will see the national bird El Salvador, called “TOROGOZ”. Lily recalls how the birds would sometimes peck at her window, which she found humorous. She felt a friendly connection the the birds, as if they were very aware of each other’s presence.

Look closely at the mountain in the background, you might see the “sleeping lady”. This mountain view is only visible from some angles. When the civil war started in 1979, the fighting was fierce in Suchitoto on the other side of the mountain. Many people fled Suchitoto for the safety of Guazapa.

The painting took ten full days of hard work to realize, from building the frames, painting and installation. Izaya’s intention is for the viewer to feel as if they are stepping into Lily’s world, to experience where she’s from and the things that made her happy. This captures the place where Lily learned about herself and shaped how she relates to the community, family, food, and her culture.

Learn more about Lily’s Salvadorean Restaurant at their Instagram and Facebook pages.


Brought to you by the Admiral Neighborhood Association

And Arlen Jewelry

4130 California


Irene Rex is a Taiwanese American artist & engineer in Mill Creek who uses her sketch-style illustrations painted in watercolor, salt, and hand-drawn in layers of acrylic to design joyful home goods & accessories that encourage reusability and self-reflection. Her archival-quality art prints and originals displayed here are all based on happy memories. Many include the textures and details that she excitedly notices when outdoors – whether on a hike or just moseying about her neighborhood – enjoying all the flora, fauna, and geology of the Pacific Northwest.

Learn more about Irene’s work at her Instagram and Website.

West Seattle Grounds

2141 California Ave SW

Jenna Brechbiel INDOORS SHOW & RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

Artist will be at show from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm.

As a creative watercolor artist, Jenna strives to create beauty out of the chaos. Jenna’s paintings are created by vibrant washes of watercolor mixing together to create unique and unpredictable combinations. Then she moulds and shapes the image and slowly builds while still highlighting the chaotic first layers. Life is unpredictable, live free.. paint free.

Learn more about Jenna’s work at her Instagram and Website.

The Nook

2206 California Ave SW

Small craft cocktail bar specializing in house infusions and light snacks. Banana Bread Old Fashioned for $12!

Zelda Zonk

2210 California Ave SW

Rhonda Porter INDOOR SHOW & RECEPTION 4pm – Closing

Rhonda Porter lives in West Seattle and basically paints anything that makes her smile. She draws from places she and her husband have traveled to their own back yard.  Rhonda attended Gage Academy of Arts, focusing on painting with acrylics. She enjoys painting murals, on black velvet and has even dabbled with mosaics. 

Learn more about Rhonda’s work at her Instagram , Facebook and Website.

Pizzeria 22

Art Exhibit + Art Walk Special! Free Happy Hour size pizza with purchase of any appetizer or pizza.

Linda Kemp Scheiber INDOORS 4pm-9pm

Still Life with Meadow Lark Lemon

Linda Kemp Scheiber is a native NW artist that has been showing her pastel and oil paintings in the Puget Sound region since the 1990’s. A graduate of Seattle’s Burnley School of Art she worked professionally as a graphic designer. She studied with Ron Lukas and Henry Stinson. Her works have been shown in galleries and restaurants her in Seattle and The Gallery of Great Things and Up Country in Hawaii. She is also my mother which makes her the greatest artist in the history of Pizzeria 22 gallery.



Food and Drink Specials!

Please mention “The Art Walk” and ask your server about the rotating Art Walk Specials!

Otter on the Rocks

4210 SW Admiral Way

Art Walk Special: $2 off specialty cocktails on Art Walk night

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West Seattle Realty (PARTNER)

2715 California Ave SW, Suite 105


Afro is bringing his vibrant colors and energy to our space this month! His work creating access to art for everyone in our community speaks a lot about who he is and what he’s about. His vibe in authentic and intense and we’d love for you to come be immersed in this special Art Walk installation! 

Learn more about Afro’s work at his Instagram and Website or West Seattle Realty Art Show Instagram.

The Good Society Brewery and Public House

2701 California Ave SW, Unit A

Ben Calhoun INDOORS SHOW & RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

A Change in Scenery

Throughout the pandemic and into the “now-times” I’ve changed much of my artistic style to incorporate the landscapes and beauty of the Pacific Northwest into my already existing abstract flow. Landscapes that focus on the changing coasts, bodies of water and skies, flowers that bring bright color to our long grey months, and contrasting lines and movement. These pieces are my love letter to sunshine, the birds and the bees, and the things that grow all around us. 

Learn more about Ben’s work on his Instagram and website.

Molly’s Bottle Shop

3278 California Ave SW Suite C

Megan Carroll INDOORS + RECEPTION 5pm – 8pm

Megan Carroll is a Canadian born artist, currently living in West Seattle with her husband and two children. This is her artist statement: I am a mixed media artist who makes expressive, abstract paintings and soft sculpture. My work is a reflection of my relationship to color and form, with a focus on the way they interact with each other to create an emotive visual experience.
My artworks are created through a process of mark making, layering and experimentation. The result is a minimalist palette that combines colors and bold marks to express emotion and moods, such as calmness, peacefulness, urgency, or anger. I am currently pursuing my Masters of Fine Arts through Emily Carr University with a focus on invisible domestic labour and gender roles

Learn more about Megan’s work at her Website.

My Necessitea

3237B California Ave SW

Skye Shadow INDOORS + RECEPTION 5:30pm-8pm

Skye Shadow is of Germanic, Celtic &  Iroquoian, spiritual-magical descendants.  Skye is an Intuitive Abstract Mixed Media Artist and an Empowerment Speaker, Coach & Writer.  Every creation tells a story transcended through her ancestral roots & other creatives willing to be vulnerable: colors to speak emotions; the crafted symbols, hidden secrets & mystical energy that uniquely speak to you.

Learn more about Skye’s work at her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

WEND Jewelry

3278 California Avenue SW

K. Lobdell INDOORS+RECEPTION, 12pm-8pm

Spring in Color

Spring in Color is a collection of explosive and textured abstract paintings by K Lobdell, a Pacific Northwest artist. She uses a special combination of cold wax and heirloom oil paints to create luscious nature-inspired wallscapes. “King Tide” has dozens of layers of encaustic wax, cold wax, pigments, inks and oil to create depth like you can’t believe until you see it in person. There are rich pockets of emerald green that shine like the reflection in water. No photograph can capture the depth of this unique painting. It is definitely a dramatic work. This piece is on a birch wood cradle panel and wired to hang on your wall with no fuss. 

Learn more about K. Lobdell’s work at her Instagram and Website as well as WEND’s Facebook.

Spiel Chocolate is our appropriately colorful and delicious pop-up. Handmade nature inspired jewelry is always waiting for you here. Visit us in person on Thursday night. Cheers! 

Follow WEND space’s art conversation at their Instagram page.

Learn more about WEND Jewelry at their jewelry-specific Instagram and website.

Welcome Road Winery

5910 California Ave SW Ste B

$1 off of glass pours

Deb McCarroll BUSINESS HOURS ONLY (Permanent collection)

Deb McCarroll’s bold work embodies the Northwest’s regional culture. Patterns are created with Seattle’s ubiquitous falling rain. Paper is integrated into wet paint and then set on fire. Metal leaf is frequently woven into scenes and selectively oxidized with acid to add patinas in glittering greens and browns. Local flora and fauna are painted in startling realism and then pared with raw abstract practices.

Learn more about Deb’s work at her Instagram, Facebook and website.

Deb McCarroll, coordinated by Welcome Road Winery


Brought to you by the West Seattle Junction Association


4413 42ND AVE S


Experience Lars Gesing’s award-winning fine art nature photography and bring a piece of the PNW’s beauty into your home or workspace! Come by Lars’s gallery — just a block off of California Ave, on the intersection of 42nd Ave SW and SW Genesee St.

Learn more about Lars’s work at his Instagram, Facebook and website.

John L. Scott

4445 California Ave SW

Oleg Denisenko and Jenny Schmid INDOORS SHOW & RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

2 Things

John L Scott West Seattle is moving furniture and rolling back the carpet to create a pop-up gallery space for West Seattle’s March Artwalk opening night. Realtor Miki Dodge collaborated with Davidson Galleries of Pioneer Square in curating this exhibition. Oleg Denisenko is an artist living and working in the Ukraine. Jenny Schmid is an associate professor of art at the University of Minnesota. Works featured by these artists deal with headlining current issues. Denisenko & Schmid both exhibit internationally and have works held in museum collections.

This show is hosted in conjunction with Davidson Galleries in Seattle. All artwork on display at John L Scott West Seattle is provided by Davidson Galleries. .

 Learn about Oleg’s work at his Website. Learn more about Jenny’s work on her Website.



Food and Drink Special! $5.00 House red & white, $1 off on-tap beers, 5pm to close.



Food and Drink Special! $1 off glass of wine on Art Walk night!

Reeve Washburn Art

4500 California Ave SW (corner of SW Oregon St)

Reeve Washburn INDOORS SHOW & RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

Reeve Washburn, AKA lead coordinator of the West Seattle Art Walk, is excited to host a solo installation the week of March 6-12 in the pop-up space below the Senior Center! The show features her newest collection of mixed media works composed of handprinted collage material and abstract acrylic painting. Join Reeve on Art Walk night to celebrate her birthday! Complimentary Babycakes from Cupcake Royale while supplies last. Reeve will be in the gallery Monday-Saturday, 12-5pm; Thursday, 5-8pm [Art Walk]; Saturday, 5-8pm [Artist’s Reception]; Sunday, 10am-2pm [Farmer’s Market]. Come by and say hello!

Learn more about Reeve’s work on her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

Verity Credit Union (Art Walk Partner)

4505 California Ave SW

Leon Lowman INDOORS SHOW + RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

Bold colorful contemporary acrylic on canvas paintings!  

Capers Home

4511 California Ave SW

Colleen Monette INDOORS + RECEPTION 5pm-til late

Colleen Monette is fulfilling a lifelong dream of being a working artist. She was lucky to have several very creative careers: working in visual merchandising and owning her own floral studio and antique shop. Those detours were essential to me being who she is today. Colleen is a salvage artist and an encaustic painter. Her style, her aesthetic, is much like a historian or archaeologist, to preserve what she unearths. She loves the ancient; she swoons over beautiful penmanship. Her work explores her love for this antique ephemera, the beauty and the decay, working to merge together elements that are centuries apart to create a new history.

Learn more about Colleen’s work at her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

See more details about Capers at their website.

Wild Roses New & Vintage for Your Home

4529 California Av SW

Elissa Stern INDOORS SHOW & RECEPTION 11am-8:00pm

“Painting to me is like sculpting on canvas. The movement of the paint and use of color and texture gives me the freedom to express myself.”



Rebecca Woodhouse INDOORS SHOW+RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

Rebecca Woodhouse has exhibited widely on the west coast and is represented by WaterWorks Gallery in Friday Harbor, WA.  Working against the stereotype of the dysfunctional artist, she has written essays about her positive experiences integrating motherhood and her profession.  She was written up in PMA Magazine and the NW Art Alliance newsletter, Spectrum. She is now preparing to hang work downtown for the Seattle Restored, a Shunpike project to bring new life to Seattle’s empty properties through art pop-ups and windows.

Woodhouse’s abstract linocut paintings start with carved words pertaining to her personal and political life. She uses these linocut blocks to create texture, overlaying dozens of layers of geometric patterns.  With her brushes, she highlights the geometry and creates new shapes on top and between the layers.

Learn more about Rebecca’s work on her Instagram and Website.

Discovery Shop


Liz St. Andre INDOORS+RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

The play of light on leaves and multifaceted layers of the understory directly influence Liz St.Andre’s work. Inspired by the plants in her garden and the woods surrounding her home, Liz uses plants in the creation of her colorful botanical monoprints and cyanotypes.

Learn more about Liz’s work on her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

Easy Street Records & Cafe (PARTNER)

4559 California Ave SW

Artist to be announced

Food and Drink Art Walk Special: Happy Hour from 5pm-9pm on Art Walk night! $5.00 Draft & Wells, $7.00 Wine Pours.



Food and Drink Art Walk Special: $6 glass pours 5-8pm, 15% off bottles.



Kevin Ducoing INDOOR DISPLAY 5pm-7pm



Vibrant Palette INDOORS SHOW + RECEPTION 4pm-7pm. Business hour display only.

Vibrant Palette Arts Center empowers artists with disabilities and raises the visibility of their work, to build a more inclusive arts community reflecting the talents of Seattle’s diverse population.

Learn more about Vibrant Palettes’s work on their Website.



Food & Drink Special!

10% off during Art Walk until closing.

Windermere West Metro Real Estate, brought to you by brokers Shari Kruse and Sally Hardwick

4526 California Ave SW

Cathy Woo is an accomplished PNW mixed media artist. Her contemporary abstracts are a wonderful union of composition and color! Diane Venti, gallery owner and artist representative, will be at the ArtWalk.  She is amazing and will be able to greet people and discuss the artist’s work. 


“I have been privileged to work as a professional artist in the Seattle Area for over 25 years. My paintings have been exhibited in shows and galleries both locally and nationally. During that time, I have come to understand that the act of painting is a tool for discovering how to live life to the fullest rather than a method of producing pretty pictures to hang on a wall. The practice of painting is now embedded in my life, just as my life is embedded in my paintings. My recent paintings on Plexiglas have given me the opportunity to explore my interests in the dualistic nature of the universe and the many influences of light as a visual element. I love to experience random systems moving toward structure and then naturally disintegrating again toward confusion. It’s a never ending cycle. I observe the same forces at work as I move through the construction of a painting. Recently I have been contemplating the intentional randomness inherent in Zen thought and contrasted it with the systematic binary structure of computer programming language. This is the basis for my series of paintings called “Zen Dots and Pixels.”

Learn more about Cathy’s work at her Instagram and Facebook.

Jet City

4547 California Avenue

Artist Pop Up Event! INDOOR SHOW and RECEPTION 5pm-9pm.

Join us for the monthly edition of the collaboration between Clay Cauldron & Jet City Labs. A pop-up shop featuring creations from multiple artists in our new creative & event space at 4547 California Ave SW. Wine and snacks are provided by Jet City Laboratory. This event happens during the monthly West Seattle Art Walk (2nd Thursdays of each month). Located in the former Lika Love space. This event replaces the event typically held at Jet City Labs.

Please view our website post on the upcoming show: https://jetcitylabs.com/event/jet-city-cauldron-artist-pop-up-shop-2/

The Clay Cauldron is a small, private pottery studio that will be offering classes for up to 4 students at a time. Open studio time, kiln firings, studio use and private instruction options available. Learn more about the Clay Cauldron at their website.

Learn more about Jet City Labs at their Facebook, Instagram, and website .



Food and Drink Special! $7.00 Art Walk Margarita – Just be sure to mention “The Art Walk Special!”




Cooper Bargfrede BUSINESS HOUR DISPLAY ONLY 3pm-11pm.

From that simple enjoyment of visual things, I wanted to create my own which has slowly led me to where I am now. It started off by liking vintage clothing and liking the graphics the shirts had and trying to make a print that would have everything I wanted in a vintage shirt myself and slowly turned into me making paintings and things of that nature.



Food and Drink Special! $1 off of a beer on Art Walk night.



Laura Hoynes ARTIST OPEN STUDIO 5pm-8pm

A Navy veteran, and painting since she was a girl, Spilling Colors artist Laura Hoynes is showcasing all of her bold, vibrant, unique, (mainly acrylic) art styles with tons of colors! With a love of all things galaxy, Laura has a knack for fun, and random art. Inspiration from her surroundings and then meshing ideas together, she is always on the lookout for her next creation!

Spilling Colors Art

Learn more about Laura’s work at her Instagram.

Food & Drink Special! $6 AW cocktails, $ 5.50/2 beers (Stella, IPA bottle), $3.50 assorted hard seltzers, $9.95 classic burger ‘n brew, $19.95 large Mimosa pitcher. 

Doll Parts Collective

4832 California Ave SW


I am the owner of Mimi’s Creation Shop, I’m a Black, queer & nonbinary artist that makes body positive jewelry of different types, unique, and colorful. Along with other fun things, my speciality items are earrings. I  work with polymers clay & glass beads, from food items to my specialty Vaginaz & Boobiez earrings. Also, I make bracelets, and pins.

Learn more about Miana’s work on her Instagram.

Follow @dollparts on their Instagram.


Brought to you by the Morgan Community Association

Inner Space Designs

6031B California Ave SW

See Inner Space Designs Nature in Abstract Form Eventbrite Invitation here

Magdalene Cooney INDOORS SHOW & RECEPTION 5pm – 8pm

Despite being born into a repressive communist regime, Magdalena Cooney was destined to become a painter. Growing up in a children’s puppet theatre, her parents provided a magical cocoon, creating an alternate world marked by whimsy, fantasy and larger-than-life characters. Self-taught Cooney credits her parents and their cadre of artist friends as her first and most important teachers.

Learn more about Magdalene at her Instagram and Website.

Canna West Seattle (Art Walk Partner)

5435 California Ave SW


Canna West Culture Shop and Canna West Seattle are excited to present a fresh, dynamic series of works, and a few older gems, from versatile Seattle artist and creator Rick Klu. All works are available for sale and the artists will be on hand for Thursday’s showing.

Rick Klu is a self taught artist and mural Painter. He moved to Seattle in 1991 and has been showing his work ever since. A multi-media artist, he is known for his drawings, large scale paintings, murals and carvings. This new body of work stems from his deep discovery of abstract art, using line, shape, form, textures and his well known sharp line work. Sometimes incorporating non-abstract imagery or landscapes, these new works come directly from his sketchbook, in which he draws every day, without fail.

Learn more about Rick’s work at his Instagram, Facebook , and Website .

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West Seattle Cellars

6026 California Ave SW

Alexis LaFlamme INDOORS + RECEPTION 5:30pm-8pm

At this month’s Art Walk, on Thursday, March 9, we will be pouring wines from Australia at our weekly wine tasting. Come and sample some tasty wines from Down Under while you enjoy Alexis’s artwork!

Alexis LaFlamme is an abstract artist based in West Seattle. She creates in many different mediums, but her favorites are acrylics and alcohol inks because of their vivid pigmentation. Through the use of nuanced rich colors and ethereal shapes, her work speaks to the underlying flow connecting all things. She is often inspired by the patterns and forms of nature, including water, trees and plants, the sky; all the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Alexis’ artwork has been sold to private collectors and has been shown at multiple galleries and art fairs throughout the PNW.

Learn more about Alexis’s work on her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

Viscon Cellars


Doug Early INDOORS + RECEPTION 5pm-8pm

I hope that my photography can take a person on a journey either by showcasing a foreign city’s highlights that peaks the individual’s curiosity, an unusual landscape that begs the observer to want to know more or through capturing a flower in bloom that brings a wonderful calmness and serenity for the viewer.  

I will have both pictures and greeting cards to sell at the Art Walk.

Learn more about Doug’s work at his Instagram and Website.

Beveridge Place Pub

6413 California Ave SW

Food and Drink Special! West Seattle’s favorite pub! 37 taps of craft beer & cider, 100+ bottles, great wine & cider!

Get $1 off draught pints and wine glass pours during Art Walks!

Whiskey West

6451 California Ave SW

Food and Drink Special! We are a whisky bar with a full bar including beer and wine with a very extensive food menu.

$2.00 off wine pours and $1.00 off draft during Art Walk.

Zeek’s Pizza

6459 California Ave SW

Food and Drink Special! $3 off any Large pizza, and $1 off beer pints and wine pours during Art Walk night.


Katie Dean is a printmaker who is known for her vibrant color palette and botanical themes. Her linoleum block prints are influenced by her love of nature and need to explore open spaces. Katie’s most recent work stems from a desire to tell
stories. After getting back into figure drawing, I’ve begun using block printing techniques as a way to illustrate the
complex human form to compliment her current style. 

Learn more about Katie’s work on her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

Peel & Press

6503 California Ave SW, #1899

Food and Drink Special! Half-price Appetizers on Art Walk Night!

Mailbox West

6523 California Ave SW


Glenda is a watercolor artist who has lived in West Seattle for over 20 years. She loves the immediacy and fluidity of watercolor. She also had dabbled with acrylic and one of those pieces is included in this show. She also has original greeting cards available at the store for purchase. You may contact her by email at: grw4art@yahoo.com.

The Building

4316 SW Othello St

The Building will not be open for this month’s Art Walk. Check back in the future.

The Building is a gallery in the Morgan district. Artist associated with the Building are: Rebecca Woodhouse of Woodhouse Art , Jim Gerlitz of Gerlitz Art and Nichole DeMent and Flora Carlile- Kovacs

Rebecca Woodhouse of Woodhouse Art

Woodhouse was in the September issue of the NW Art Alliance newsletter, can be found in PMA magazine, issue 7, and has been chosen as one of the Seattle Restored artists. Her art will be in a Belltown window at 1914 3rd Avenue. Closer to home, she will show at Compass in March.  She is represented by WaterWorks Gallery in Friday Harbor. If you like abstract art, color, and texture, definitely check out her interdisciplinary paintings and collages!

Learn more about Rebecca’s work at her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

Jim Gerlitz of Gerlitz Art

Oil paintings and drawings of life, things….

Learn more about Jim’s work on his Instagram and Website.

Nichole DeMent

Nichole will be in the studio sharing art and ideas for new expanding series.

Learn more about Nichole’s work at her Instagram, Facebook and Website.

Flora Carlile-Kovacs: Flora Felts Handmade Textiles

My interest in textiles drew me to graduate studies in ethnography, but I felt a deeper passion for creating with fiber than analyzing it. I have learned several traditional fiber arts from the greatest masters in Hungary. When I’ve learned the basics of the felting technique, I realized this is a limitless medium with amazing possibilities. In my work I use the most ancient textile technique, combining carded, unspun wool and silk fibers with water, soap and vigorous kneading to create a durable, unwoven material: felt. I have improved the traditional techniques and invented new ones of my own. Breaking away from making useful objects I am now exploring how handmade felt can become applied art for public spaces. I use several layers of hand-dyed merino wool and silk fibers and fabrics to create optical color blending. I incorporate various materials in the felt to achieve captivating textures and surfaces. I often create raised surfaces so the light refracts on the ruffles of silk and synthetic fabrics. Handmade felt is underestimated and underrepresented in the art world. My mission is to find its audience and to break the boundary between craft and fine art.

Learn more about Flora’s work at her Instagram, Facebook, and Website.

Learn more about host PRDG Architecture + Design at their Instagram and Facebook pages, and website.

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