During the 2008 US Presidential election, there was no mention of the growing water crisis, even though published reports stated that 40% of the world’s population was affected by water scarcity. As an individual artist, the one way I could conserve water was to stop dyeing my own yarn.

The Luminosities series replaces the color with white by using varying thicknesses of linen to explore how transparency and density can convey images and ideas. I use the illusion of light in Luminosities as a metaphor for the human spirit.