A View from Shelby’s Garden

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A View from Shelby's Garden

In 2014, I received a provincial arts board grant to explore the landscape on a more intimate level, and with larger fibres. My goal was to create expressive, impressionistic art after years of detailed realism. A View from Shelby’s Garden is handstitched yarn on felt. This is what I saw from under boughs of evergreens, looking out over her gardens, blooming with colour. It’s more than that though. It’s an artistic impression.

Read more in our Winter 2016 issue.

Monika Kinner-Whalen
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada
Textile Artist Specializing in Embroidery

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