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  • Copyright © 2019 Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
  • Size: 30" x 36"
  • Techniques: Original photography by Ron Gentry, digitally altered, printed on cotton fabric, machine embroidered, and quilted
  • Fabric: 100% cotton / Batting:  50% cotton / 50% bamboo
  • Price: $3200.00
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Email • Phone: 360-385-2568 • Snail Mail: Bryerpatch Studio •10 Baycliff Place. • Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Design Concept


original photo by Ron Gentry

digitally manipulated image

From the very first time I saw a picture of Antelope Canyon, I wanted to go there and in September of 2018 my husband Ron and I finally went. This is a narrow slot canyon in Northern Arizona with walls sculpted into sinuous curves, over millions of years, by water, wind, and sand. At noon each day the sun passes over the top of the canyon, casting shadows and highlights over the surface of the rocks. We took hundreds of photos, and this was one of my husband’s shots.

I started by altering the photo, changing the shape, exaggerating the colors, and deepening the shadows. The altered image was printed on cotton fabric. I quilted very heavily, almost to the level of thread painting, with many different colors of thread. Rather than trying to exactly reproduce the photograph, I just tried to capture, in fabric and thread, the drama that one feels upon see this amazing example of nature's art.

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Exhibitions:

  • International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, Edward D. Hansen Conference Center, Everett, WA, October 11-13, 2019
  • Photos Pixels & Pizzazz, (solo exhibition) Lattimer Center for Quilts and Textiles, Tillamook, OR, May 3-June 27, 2021
  • Photos Pixels & Pizzazz, (solo exhibition), McLean Textile Gallery, McLean, VA, April 1-May 2, 2022
  • Photos Pixels & Pizzazz, (solo exhibition), Quilt Show Reno, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno NV, June 9-11, 2022
  • Reflections of Light: Recent Works by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA, July 13 to October 20, 2022

Publications

  • None as of 06/13/2022
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Updated 06/13/2022