“From Away” Exhibition
Letters by Holly Hildebrand



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Letters by Holly Hildebrand

16" x 36"   © 2012   $350

Letters Detail

The first thought that came to mind for me when hearing "from away" was the stream of correspondence that would flow between loved ones parted. This created a perfect opportunity to use family letters, not just for content but for the beauty of the design patterns of the handwritten form. The floating letters and figures are like a palimpsest of personal history.

Techniques: hand dyed, silk screened, hand stitched on re-purposed fabric

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