Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Space Shuttle Challenger

(d. Jan. 28, 1986)

Francis R. Scobee
Michael J. Smith
Ronald McNair
Ellison Onizuka
Judith Resnick
Greg Jarvis
Christa McAuliffe

Placed in a bush at the Ladd Observatory, Providence, RI

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Stitched Deaths: R. Budd Dwyer

(d. Jan. 22, 1987)

Placed in the the studio at RI PBS.
Quote is from the prepared text that Dwyer did not read at his final press conference.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Stitched Dolls: Sarno Family

Over the holidays I was commissioned to make a series of stitched dolls for Robert and his family.
They are a labor of love and I wanted to share some images:

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Elizabeth Short

(d. Jan. 15, 1947)

Elizabeth Short was known as "The Black Dahlia."
The following quote is taken from the film, The Blue Dahlia:

Short was last seen at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
This pillow was placed at the Biltmore Hotel in Providence, RI earlier this evening.