51”H x 51”W $2100 A bridge beckons one to cross over into new territory and to see the unfamiliar. It is an invitation to new adventures.
Bridges fascinate me. Every time I drive near a river I am aware of the bridges and the patterns they make against the natural landscape. Bridges bring together people and places. They connect us to the larger world. They provide a crossing from the familiar to the unfamiliar. As I have worked with this theme I have become more aware of the symbolism bridges have in relationship to the journey of life. All of the work in this gallery uses my hand dyed fabric. They are machine pieced and machine quilted.
51”H x 62”W $2800 The bridge can mean movement and travel beyond just getting from one destination to another. It can represent opportunity for new experiences and vistas as well as new people.
49”H x 49”W $1700 Where to focus? Here or there? It is not easy to shut out distractions in order to achieve dreams and goals.
51”H x 51”W $1800 Purple is the color of power used by rulers throughout history. The bridge represents the power of movement and a source of pride for a community or region. In life we each can use our power to influence others, to succeed and to make our mark.
51”H x 51”W $1800 Bridges make wonderful patterns against the natural landscape. Those patterns are joyful to behold.
51”H x 51”W $1800 Bridges connect places and people. It is so delightful to feel connected to the community and to the world.
51”H x 51”W $1800 The beams of steel by their very nature imply strength. Strength to withstand forces of nature as well as the forces of weight, just as we humans have to cope with the forces of daily life.
28”H x 39”W $800 The bridge is built to withstand many forces. Life is better when we not only tolerate change and diversity but also respect the differences in each other.
36”H x 24”W $800 A bridge can be a beacon leading one to the unexplored. Where are you going? Do you want to go but are fearful of the risks? Or are you just searching for the best path?
51”H x 51”W $1800 The bridge represents life’s journey. One can go forth embracing the opportunities, the possibilities and the adventures. Imagine the path and the dream with a whole heart.
40”H x 78”W $2400 In Louisville, KY you see several bridges as you approach the river. Which one should I take to reach my destination. In life we make many choices that change the direction of our paths.
51”H x 51”W $1800 The bridge offers the opportunity to explore. In life I imagine that exploration as the vast unknown beyond today. Accepting change and opportunities brings rich rewards.
34”H x 40”W $700 What do you imagine when you look beyond the rail or the barrier? I see opportunities that will enrich my life if only I am willing to take the chance.
63”H x 41”W $1850 Reach for the stars! Take a chance. Ignore the confusion surrounding you.
37”H x 40”W $800 It is joyful to return home after being away. To reunite with the family and to feel the comfort of familiar surroundings is reason to celebrate.
40”H x 40”W $900 The wires against the sky form shadows on the wooden walkway. I felt so inspired by Santiago Calatrava’s walking bridge on a lovely sunny day. I loved the textures in the wooden planks.
45”H x 37.5”W $1200 Designed by Santiago Calatrava, the walking bridge in Buenos Aires, Argentina creates an elegance of line and form against the brilliant sky.