Artist scales heights to follow passion | Coastal Illustrated

2019-07-15T02:38:25+00:00July 15th, 2019|Press|

It’s a long way from St. Simons Island to Nepal, and although the landlocked Asian country that is home to the Himalayan Mountains is a popular destination for adventurers, it’s not on everyone’s must-see places. Surrounded by China and India, and a stone’s throw from Bhutan and Bangladesh, many Nepalese are master artisans and [...]

Article with Laura Parker | goodweave.org

2019-07-15T02:24:10+00:00June 29th, 2019|Press|

When Laura Parker, award-winning painter and founder of Abstract Road, decided to start making rugs she says the new project made perfect sense. She would finally be able to combine her work in visual arts with her passion for textiles and, importantly, with her longstanding concern for trafficked and oppressed laborers. GoodWeave, she says, [...]

The Edge of the World… Off the Loom!

2019-04-25T12:55:55+00:00April 25th, 2019|Rug Making|

April has been a busy month; Spring is here with lots of happenings on the Georgia Coast, and of course, the warm weather is quickly coming! Ujwal Carpets has just sent photos of the first rug in process off the loom, then going through the washing process. It’s very fascinating to watch in person, [...]

The Edge of the World, Coming to Life (Continued)

2019-04-25T12:55:07+00:00March 21st, 2019|Rug Making|

At Ujwal Carpets they are working hard to complete “The Edge of the World”, my first custom rug from the original mixed media piece. This is the couple who are working together on this very intricate and involved design. The process of weaving on the loom is fascinating for me, a true work of [...]

“At the Edge of the World” Coming to Life

2019-03-08T03:18:42+00:00March 7th, 2019|Rug Making|

I cannot describe the joy I feel, seeing my design come to life, as a rug! I have seen in my mind for about 15 years, to date. I have a love for fabrics and weaving, although I began my artist journey as a 2D fine artist, dealing with mixed media materials. This past [...]