Palms Up, Debra Goley back from Henderson!

 

Palms Up, Debra Goley, Fiber 21 x 36, $650

Palm, Debra Goley, Acrylic, 16 x 20, sold

 Just back from Henderson debut show of my series “EXPLOSIONS”. So grateful for all who came out and the great evening we all had! Thank you  to my hosts Barbra and Kevin! The salmon dip and sausages on the grille were a perfect bite to munch on as we discussed art. I came back refreshed. Entered three pieces in a contest closing at midnight on the 31st and headed back to the studio to clean up and gear up for some other unfinished pieces and then to start my new series…stay tuned. For now, take a look back. This is how it all started January 2015. It began with a painting I did and it was hanging in the City of Goodyear Library for a spell. I then sold it out of state. Yippee! Thankfully I saved the photo. My dear friend Jennifer Isaacs photographed it for me and made note cards of the work. SO not to lose its interest, I realized it was to be the first of my “Explosion” Series by recreating it in fiber. My Moms dear friend Marci Baker encouraged me to tackle the dauntingly task of how I wanted to portray the palm frans by a back and forth cutting and collaging of the pieces. She gave me the boost I needed to get going and hearing my Moms voice not to give in, I began a new way of looking at my art. Here goes the process….

 

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