One On One
textile piece made out of quilting cotton, batik fabric and thread
18.25 x 22.25in
One on One - This work is two basketball players competing against one another. The background has medieval iconography that made me think about how sports have their own battlefield and arenas.
MICHAEL THORPE, One On One
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.