"I love pulling my fabric out of the dye bath; I love decorating it with paint; I love cutting it up and sewing it back together again with hundreds of other pieces; and I love stitching it all together into a work of art."
Catherine Kleeman draws her inspiration from her environment. Her work is informed by the colors, moods, and forms of the natural world. She uses this inspiration to create vibrant, lavishly textured textiles that entice the viewer with their visual depth.
Kleeman is fascinated with color and the process of mark-making. She dyes her fabrics and often continues the marking with surface design techniques that include painting, stamping, screen printing, batik, resists, and monoprinting. She adds layer upon layer of color, creating a visual texture that is further enhanced with stitching. This stitching also serves to bind the layers of the art quilt together and presents another layer of texture and color.
It takes time to make great artwork. Most of the pieces we offer are created one at a time by the artist, and shipped directly to you from the artist’s studio.
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|Items that ship by December 22nd:||Next Day Air|
|Items that ship by December 19th:||Second Day Air|
|Items that ship by December 16th:||Ground|
Not all artists can ship for Next Day delivery. Some furniture and larger art items must ship via freight. Timing of freight shipping cannot be guaranteed. Items shipping from Canada cannot be guaranteed.
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