Susan McGehee

"My purpose is to use late-twentieth-century materials, primarily from the electronics industry, to create pieces that have the look and feel of previous centuries."

Susan McGehee is a weaver who has abandoned the limp web of fiber for a more durable medium: copper-coated wire and metal. Incorporating traditional weaving techniques and patterns, she uses a computerized sixteen-harness dobby loom to weave lightweight pieces that seem to float on the wall or in space. These unique pieces are easy to maintain with dusting or vacuuming.

McGehee's work includes sculptural wire kimonos that are created from bronze or aluminum screening, which are then embellished with electronic odds and ends, residual scraps of wire left over from weavings, and an eclectic variety of found treasures.

 

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Aura Kimono
Metal Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 310
Spectrum Twill
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 450
Noir Ribbon
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 500
Winter Kimono II
Metal Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 310
Tahoe Quilt
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 400
Royal Titan
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 600
Desert Folds II
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 700
Antiqua Kimono
Metal Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 320
Metallic Pillars
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 1,500
Joy Kimono
Metal Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 310
Chroma
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 400
Metallic Triad
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 1,800
Moon Dancer
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 1,560
Entwined Metals
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 1,600
Flame Kimono
Metal Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 310
Shore Kimono
Metal Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 700
Fire Ribbon
Metal Wall Art

by Susan McGehee
$ 500
Midnight Sun Ribbon
Metal Wall Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 500
Tech Kimono
Metal Sculpture

by Susan McGehee
$ 310