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Posted by Judy Martin at 10:25 AM
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
I need to do it every day, or I do not feel settled.
I stitch for an hour or two every morning before breakfast as a way of preparing my inner self for the rest of the day.
I schedule appointments for the afternoon so that they do not interrupt this quiet time with my self.
|Daily Scratchings by Penny Berens hangs on right wall in above photo|
The tactility of those marks made with thread help me to communicate my ideas.
The gentle bumps of thread in cloth beg to be touched, even when we are in an art gallery where touching is not allowed, yet we still know how pleasurable the simple repeated stitches will feel under our caressing fingers.
|Penny Berens and Judy Martin at the opening of Cloth of Time, July 12 2018|
because it is able to reach each of us on a more emotional level than the sense of sight.
|Stone Pathways (left wall) and Cris Cross (right wall) both by Penny Berens|
Inspired by the Finnish rugs of my heritage and the writing of Agnes Martin, this piece makes the whirl of time visible.
|Cloud of Time by Judy Martin encourages light to shine through, like a cloud|
|The Sun, The Moon, And Also The Stars, three hand stitched drawings on felt by Judy martin|
|Susan Charles, director-durator of the Mary E Black gallery spoke at the opening reception|
Creating something that was not here before gives me a sense of well-being.
Judy Martin 2018
The exhibition continues until August 26, 2018
Mary E Black Gallery, Halifax Nova Scotia
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
6:45 - 11 pm
Love Meditation: Moon and Time
indigo, wool, cotton, stitch resist, hand stitch,
19 inches framed 2018 by Judy Martin
This piece is part of the live auction
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Sunday, May 27, 2018
|leaving the nest 2016 Judy Martin cold wax and oil on wood panel|
Manitoulin Island Ontario
The gallery is open on weekends until June 20
The gallery is open daily through Labour Day 10 am - 5 pm
705 377 4847 or 705 210 0290
Gallerist: Shannon McMullan
Saturday, May 19, 2018
silk and hand stitch, mounted on linen 19 inches square (framed)
Antique silk that is shattering, hand stitched, mounted on linen 19 inches square (framed)
Four Love Meditations and Two oil paintings will be part of the Opening Exhibition of the Perivale Gallery this May 20 at 1 pm until 6 pm
Live Link to the gallery begins at 7 am in the morning here
1320 Perivale Road
Spring Bay Manitoulin Island
705 377 4847
705 210 0290
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
is part of the exhibition Masterworks: Abstract and Geometric
curated by Martha Sielman
This exhibition was at the International Quilt Festival: Chicago Illinois
Donaled E Stephens Convention Centre
April 12 - 14 2018
The exhibition premiered at Quilt Festival Houston in November 2017. (visible in left central corner)
Judy Martin speaks about the making of Mended World as part of the Manitoulin Circle Project 2009 - 2913. Click here to see the full quilt and to hear Judy.
The next venue for this exhibition is Tokyo in October 2018