Deborah Lacativa (Artist)
About the Artist
My work with textiles and the dye and discharge processes has much in common with contemporary painting – the come and go of color, lines and impressions and textures carved into the surface of fabric by threads under tension.
While much of my work is based on the gestures or body language of beings in a group, the execution of the designs is based loosely on traditional quilt construction techniques – textiles layered and stitched.
I combine my love of color and abstract painting with a continuing exploration of the possibilities of fiber art. Although the viewers are discouraged from handling the art, I want them to ache to touch it. Everything I make is about exciting the eye and engaging the viewer with the tactile draw of cloth and the drama of the colors and shapes that hint at mystery, magic and sometimes the sly grin.
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