Textile, quilting cotton, muslin fabric and thread
18 x 22 inches
Brandon - This work is a depiction of my cousin Brandon. I drafted this from a picture I took of him at Thanksgiving one year. My family always goes up to New Hampshire to my mother’s sister’s crib to have scrumptious meal for Thanksgiving.
MICHAEL THORPE, Brandon
Michael C. Thorpe
Based in New York City
Education : 2016 Emerson College, Boston, MA
Selected Public Collections: Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Michael C. Thorpe is a visual artist living and working out of New York, New York, with a primary focus in textiles. His mother, Susan Richards, taught him the art and craft of quilting. Thorpe is exploring the limitations of both social constructs and textiles by combining fabrics, imagery and language to evoke alternative perspectives on the human experience.