Iviva Olenick

Tag: artist statement

  • Were I So Besotted: How and why I make this work

        In 2007, I began embroidering anecdotes from my dating escapades, juxtaposing images and text on pieces of fabric approximately 5 inches wide by 8 inches high. Each fabric “page” recounts a specific episode. Taken as a whole, these episodes, which combine rawness, vulnerability, humor, hope, fear, disappointment, love and loss, are an embroidered…