• Vibrant Botanic Embroideries Embellish the Dried Leaf Sculptures of Hillary Waters Fayle

    29 days ago - By Colossal

    All images via the artist and Momentum Gallery
    Merging traditional craft techniques and the natural world's abundant materials, Hillary Waters Fayle meticulously stitches brightly hued florals into found camellia leaves and other foliage. From simple lines and ribbing to fully rendered botanics, the thread-based embellishments interrupt the fragile matter. The resulting sculptures evidence nature's durability while juxtaposing the organic material with the fabricated additions.
    In the interview below, Waters Fayle describes how she gathers leaves and seed pods from areas around her home in...
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