The embroidered snapshots of Shelter in Place further confront the constrictions that plague the female experience. Appearing frozen in time and place, the mid-century subjects are stitched into their regressive domestic environments and personalized by decorative handwork. When “sheltering in place,” one must seek safety where one stands, and like many women of that era, her figures must look within for agency and comfort.
High resolution scans, epson prints, mounted on ultraboard, framed and embroidered.
Top: #I-IV each 24x24 inches
Left: #V 36x24 inches