Artist Statement: Long Life With Happiness, the poetic name of this graceful chrysanthemum, echoes my own feelings for the future - to be happy and live well for however long life lasts. Constructed with passion and respect for the exquisite beauty of life.
Chinese Chrysanthemum Series: Shen Le
Materials & Techniques: Cotton and synthetic fabrics, cotton and metallic threads. Appliqué, reverse appliqué, hand and machine quilting.
Images for Chinese calligraphy characters drawn by Jenny Yao.