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List of artists

(alphabetized by first name)

Amy E Robinson
Andrea Crane
Anna Mavromatis
Barbara Brandel
Bridget Elmer
Camden M. Richards
Carmela Rizzuto/Jane Manogian
Carol Es
Caroline Garcia Ziegler
Carrie L. Larson
Catherine Kirkpatrick
CB Sherlock
Charlene Asato
Cindy Stiteler
Cristina de Almeida
Cynthia Colbert
Elizabeth Holster
Ellen Knudson
Fionnuala Hart Gerrity
Jana Sim
Judith Hoffman
Judith Strom
Judy Gardner
Julie Shaw Lutts
Lauren Faulkenberry
Linda Carreiro
Lisa Bonilla Panter
Lise Melhorn-Boe
Louise Levergneux
Margaret Suchland
Meda R. Rives/Veda M. Rives
Merike van Zanten
Michelle Ray
Pamela Paulsrud
Paola Horevicz Hurtado
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Sally Hagy-Boyer
Sarah McDermott
Sarah Wallace Scott
Shawn Kathleen Simmons
Sun Young Kang
Susan Collard
Suzanne Sawyer
Sylvia Waltering/Lucy Schofield
Shawn Kathleen Simmons
Thomas Parker Williams
Tom Virgin



Barbara Brandel

Tucson, Arizona


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“My thoughts were of gardens and landscapes as I placed each button and stitch. The title, Sketchbook, implies quickly made images. But these abstracted landscapes were made very slowly in a free-form fashion (laborious spontaneity). The floppy, soft pages are covered with recycled buttons, and the stitches were made with common sewing thread. I tend to dream up an artwork, and then have to figure out how to do it. I don’t follow rules or established methods. As a result, my work is often in-between genres.”

Non-traditional: flexible velvet pages stitched together on left side, then covered with velvet binding.
Front and back covers of the soft book are encrusted with buttons. Buttons and stitches make abstract
compositions seen as landscapes (sketches in stitches and buttons).

velvet, buttons, thread, assorted fabric scraps, beads

13 x 15 x 3 closed; 13 x 28 x 2 1/2 open

© 2001


Please contact Alicia at Abecedarian Gallery to purchase this piece