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Susan Sances

Protraits: Women And Birds Gallery

"Like my art, birds are vulnerable creatures yet strong enough to fly across nations."

I am a fiber artist and a retired clinical psychologist. The women in my heritage were gifted makers who taught me many skills using fabric, yarn, and thread. Our work was in the tradition of women who made practical and also beautiful objects. My initiation into quilting began with traditional patterns and fabrics. From there my work has evolved into quilt art with a focus on portraits,...

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... often of women and birds. These subjects allow me to express the contributions of both to our culture and environment. At heart I am a conservationist, interested in conserving the true nature of women in our civilization; committed to preserving a world where birds continue to nurture us.

I have studied with some very talented quilt artists and learned both techniques and the spirit that inhabits their work. It is my hope that I can convey that spirit as I continue to develop my practice.

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Indian Man Feeding Birds
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Coming Into Focus
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Peacock in Maui
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Heron in Sanibel
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Zinnia from Bud to Flower
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Ostrich in Israel
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Coopers Hawk on Bird Bath
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