Cecilia in New York, 2019
quilting cotton, batik fabric, and thread
86 x 50 in
This work is a depiction of my girlfriend Cecilia walking down a street in Brooklyn. We were heading to the park to have a picnic during the summer. She was rocking my sunglasses that day.
MICHAEL C. THORPE: Cecilia in New York, 2019
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.