Monday, April 15, 2013

Laying Groundwork - It is official

Ground Work, 2012
Rubylith (transparency film)
thread, tulle
Textile installation
28 inches x 30 inches x 18 inches deep

Machine stitched cut rubylith sewn to a header of transparent tulle.
Installed 3 overlapping layers and suspended from 3 rods in ceiling

I received a most welcome letter in my mail today
regarding my submission for review to the 

Congratulations, it is official! The Ohio Arts Council Board 
met and ratified your recommendation for an 
Individual Excellence Award

It is an honor to have been given this award.

Having set my intention to make changes in my life 
so that making artwork would become a vocation, 
it is a good thing to know I am on road paved with support
from both my state and my county.

The groundwork has been laid. 

Off to my studio to make more work and push myself further.


  1. Woohoooooo! Doing a major happy dance in your honor. Congratulations my dear! You must be on cloud 9 right now...and deservedly so.

  2. Hearty congratulations to you, Christine! Yay!

    1. Thank you Diana, your turn in 2014, you have got to apply!

  3. grand news, and well deserved. wishing you courage and success as you make this happen.

    1. Oh Velma, thank you for those words. Courage- yes!

  4. well deserved, my dear. heartfelt congratulations.

  5. Such very exciting news! Congratulations!

  6. Congratulations Christine! As a fellow Clevelander, I am thrilled for you and your accomplishment. It's wonderful to see individual artists receiving this kind of support.

    PS Ground Work is an absolutely gorgeous piece.

    1. Thank you Pat, it is so kind of you to stop by and say hello. Glad to see a fellow Clevelander has found me.


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