Fool Fitted, 2003.

Oil, paper patterns, graphite, and thread on canvas,

38 x 29 inches.

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About This Artwork: This piece was really the segue into the Pattern Paintings. It is also a self portrait - myself as a kind of clown or dunce. It is the first time I stitched into the canvas with thread. I used a collar patterns, but it was a store-bought, tissue-type pattern.