Whales I Series, 2008-2009

san juan seven

28h x 22w • 2009 • $800

Hand-dyed cotton with machine piecing, appliqué, and embroidery with layered and incised encaustic wax.

The resident orcas of the San Juan Islands (Washington) and their migration patterns have been closely studied; each member of each pod is known. Seven did not return in the spring of 2007. The swirling movements above and below the surface reflect their beauty and our uncertainty about their fate.

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San Juan Seven, Large View