textile piece made out of quilting cotton, batik fabric and thread
21 x 18in
Sven - This work depicts a great friend and fellow artist Andrew Ohman. His middle name and preferred name is Sven. He really wants to be a cowboy and the work is from him at a rock concert we attended together. We enjoyed plenty of beers that evening.
MICHAEL THORPE, Sven
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.