(hand embroidery, needle felting, glass beads)
(hand embroidery, glass beads, acrylic)
(hand embroidery, needle felting, handmade felt, glass beads)
(embroidery, acrylic, plexiglass, found dresser drawer)
I met a young girl who told me the story of when she was separated from her mother in a detention center. Her family was seeking asylum from gang violence. One night, as she was crying amongst a crowd of strangers, a detention officer told her to “try not to cry.” She was seven at the time.
(wool, lint from my daughter’s laundry, cotton from her gummy vitamin container, embroidery thread)