Pink and blue swirling backgrounds cover text depicting astronomer Maria Mitchell. A small crocheted pink motif orbits around a piece of circular star chart.

Maria Mitchell

“Maria Mitchell”
(acrylic, collage, wax pastels, graphite, & cotton thread)
12x9x1.5″ gallery wrapped canvas

Women’s Work explores the theme of women’s traditional roles and how they choose to engage or not engage those roles. The women featured in these pieces and their stories are juxtaposed with crochet made by my maternal grandmother and my great grandmother, as well as new pieces I’ve made to further explore the line between traditional handicrafts and art. Read more about the creation of this show during a pandemic.

Read more about Maria Mitchell.