Sue Benner – Dear Sunflower: Tell Me More #1

Sue Benner

23.5″ H x 23.5″ w 

Art quilt:  dye and paint on silk, cotton, found fabrics, fused collage, mono printed, machine quilted

(Dear Sunflower)Tell Me More #1 Detail, (Dear Sunflower)Tell Me More #1

S U E B E N N E R
textile artist

8517 San Fernando Way, Dallas, Texas 75218, 214.796.8089
benner.sue@gmail.com, www.suebenner.com
(Dear Sunflower) Tell Me More
© Sue Benner 2010 and 2011
Series of ten at 23.5”H x 23.5” each
art quilt: dye and paint on silk, cotton, found fabrics, fused, monoprinted, machine quilted
Artist’s Statement

 

While on an early morning walk in Healdsburg, California I came upon a garden wall of enormous sunflowers. These flowers were clearly past their prime, dulled in color, their petals somewhat dry and twisted, their heads heavy and bowed. I couldn’t get them out of my mind.