GRAFFITI

Size: 44” x 42” Year ended: 2019 “This quilt is inspired in the amazing Graffiti that we can find in São Paulo. The top ismade by improvisational piecing. Once the top was ready, I played with my #poscapenand I draw my own graffitis and images: rainbows, tulips, dandelions, clouds, words inbinary code, musical notes and some…

GIVE ME YOUR HAND

Size: 74” x 69” Year ended: 2019 It started like any of my other quilts; an improvisation exercise, in this case improvising with curves. As the quilt started to make sense it was clear to me: a round… a round that made me think of Gabriela Mistral and her poem “Dame la mano” (give me your hand).…

4 SIBLINGS

Size: 30” x 45” Year ended: 2019 Description: “This Quilt start like an improvisational experiment. It is composed of 4 blocks, 4 blocks that have some things in common, but they are all different, like me and my 3 siblings”

Vibrato

Size: 62” x 42” (WxH) Year ended: 2018 Description: “Music and color are recurrent themes in my work … in this quilt I wanted to interpret Vibrato as a musical term and the vibration of colors as an optical effect of movement. Through the use of vibrating colors and quilted waves, this concept of “Vibrato” is…

Artificial Light

Size: 48” x 42” (WxH) Ended year: 2018 Description: “The existence of this quilt is a consequence of having read Sherri Lynn Wood’s book “The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters.” Using one of their improvisation processes, I started cutting and joining the fabrics, where I decided to use 3 ranges of colors (green, red and…

Improvised Sun

Size: 48” x 34” (WxH) Ended year: 2018 Description: I started this quilt as an improvisation exercise . I came to do a very structured quilt, and I needed to do something free and without structure, with curves and cuts without rulers. This is how once I started to organize the blocks by value in color,…

Tree of life

Size: 48” x 30” (WxH) Ended year: 2016 Description: I made this Quilt with 2 objectives in my mind: The first one, was to practice improvisation and the other one was play with negative space. My design process begin with solid colors and curves, working with a beautiful neutral background, which one I work with improv…

Quilt Pangko Müñche Ngacharkülechi Pun

Size: 44” x 64” (WxH) Ended year: 2016 Description: The name of this Quilt is written in “Mapudungun”, the Mapuche Language, and the inspiration of the Quilt come from the Mapuche Race and its textile Art. The Figure in the Quilt is called “Willodmawe Ñimin” and represents a hug.With this symbol in my mind, I design…

Quilt Sky with diamond

Size: 60” x 60” (WxH) Ended year: 2018 Description: “Many times I use music as inspiration, and this time it was the Beatles song, “Lucy in the sky with diamonds”, which led me to design this quilt. To the sound of “picture yourself in a boat on a river, with tangerine trees and marmalade skies”,…