Balancing Act: Snakes and Ladders


Balancing Act:  Snakes and Ladders

Artist: Dena Crain

Title: Balancing Act: Snakes and Ladders

Attribution: Snakes and Ladders

Year: 2012

Materials: Cotton/polyester blend fabrics, cotton commercially printed fabrics, and cotton fabrics hand stenciled by the artist; conch shells

Dimensions: 41" x 46"

Image Statement: Employing the cut, shift and sew techniques common to the Redefinitions Series, this piece features improved regularity in the patchwork coupled with the variable nature of African print fabrics. Cut-outs from the fabrics at left were appliqu├ęd to the patchwork at right.