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Patrica Belyea - Glow

Patrica Belyea - Glow

Artist Statement: In mid-June, fireflies create magical light shows above the waterways in rural Japan. The Japanese travel great distances to see these luminous creatures which are believed to be the souls of warriors lost in ancient battles.

Materials & Techniques: Vintage Japanese yukata cottons pairs with contemporary solids, stitched-in-the-ditch and hand quilted with No. 8 perle cotton.

Dimensions: 48" x 64"

Photographer: Kate Baldwin