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42 x 45", hand-stitched cotton and found embroidery, 2012                                                       in private collection

artist statement

Annoyed after a bagboy at the supermarket called me ‘Ginger, ’ I questioned the comments and stereotypes thrown at redheads.  Are we quick to anger, pugilistic, passionate, ugly? Does the carpet match the curtains? This angry hurricane includes found embroidery altered to evoke tsukumogami, Japanese spirits of household objects vengeful for being mistreated or discarded.  

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