paper piece made out of cardstock, color pencil and adhesive
11.75 x 10.25in
Untitled (self portrait) - This work is a depiction of me wearing a baseball cap. Working with paper I use the same methods I’ve learned from quilting but instead of using fabric and thread I use paper and color pencil.
MICHAEL THORPE, Untitled (Self-portrait)
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.