WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Dense

Unable to sustain funding, sadly, The American Textile Museum in Lowell has closed its doors. The bulk of their collections are transerred to Cornell University in Ithica, NY. Anyone travelling that way should think about a visit there.  As a leading academic research library, they have an extensive collection of historical textile documents, photos, and ephemera.

I was lucky enough to have visited the Textile Museum while it was still open in 2014. So dense with history,  I thought this was a great opportunity to share some of my photos of it.

Posted by:turtlemoonimpressions

The natural world is phenomenal and so much of the man-made world - our architecture, our cities - are stunning accomplishments. They exist hand in hand in both beautiful expressions and sometimes disastrous manifestations. Our entire existence with the natural and the invented is intertwined – each dependent on the other, even as my art evolves, each breathing in the wake of the other. Surface design is one aspect of the process that I love. I thoroughly enjoy the play with color, value and construct, particularly the improvisation which starts with one thing, an idea, a glimpse of a vision, perhaps something that captures my eye for a moment in time and it grows organically. I become focused on whatever piece I'm working on and follow my muse to find my way.

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