The God of Glam Rock

The God of Glam Rock

metal thread work embroidery snake

sequinned snake embroidery

snake hand embroidery

Hand embroidery on cotton, 2015.

£850; email for enquires.

Read the blog post about this piece here.

In our society we often elevate certain animals to god-like status whilst others are seen as ugly, scary, disposable, or unlucky. Hand embroidery has been traditionally used to decorate and embellish emblems of power and royalty, and reserved for only the wealthiest and esteemed. So my intention in part was to subvert this and invite the viewer to see these ‘ugly’ animals as the most beautiful, special and powerful beings.

The God of Intervention

The God of Intervention

Raven Complete1

ravencomplete3

Ravencomplete2cropped

Hand embroidery on cotton. 2015.

£950; email for enquires.

Read the blog post about this piece here.

In our society we often elevate certain animals to god-like status whilst others are seen as ugly, scary, disposable, or unlucky. Hand embroidery has been traditionally used to decorate and embellish emblems of power and royalty, and reserved for only the wealthiest and esteemed. So my intention in part was to subvert this and invite the viewer to see these ‘ugly’ animals as the most beautiful, special and powerful beings.

The Queen of Snails

The Queen of Snails

snailcomplete3

snailcomplete2

snailcomplete1

Hand embroidery on cotton. 2015.

£850; email for enquires.

Read the blog post about this piece here.

In our society we often elevate certain animals to god-like status whilst others are seen as ugly, scary, disposable, or unlucky. Hand embroidery has been traditionally used to decorate and embellish emblems of power and royalty, and reserved for only the wealthiest and esteemed. So my intention in part was to subvert this and invite the viewer to see these ‘ugly’ animals as the most beautiful, special and powerful beings.

The God of Adversity

The God of Adversity

The God of Adversity

The God of Adversity

Toad God

Toad God

Hand embroidery on cotton, 2015

£900; email for enquires.

Read the blog post about this piece here.

In our society we often elevate certain animals to god-like status whilst others are seen as ugly, scary, disposable, or unlucky. Hand embroidery has been traditionally used to decorate and embellish emblems of power and royalty, and reserved for only the wealthiest and esteemed. So my intention in part was to subvert this and invite the viewer to see these ‘ugly’ animals as the most beautiful, special and powerful beings.

The God of Crabs

The God of Crabs

Crab God Print

The God of Crab

Crab embroidery

The God of Crabs by Mother Eagle

Hand embroidery on cotton. 2014

£850; email for enquires.

Read the blog post about this piece here.

In our society we often elevate certain animals to god-like status whilst others are seen as ugly, scary, disposable, or unlucky. Hand embroidery has been traditionally used to decorate and embellish emblems of power and royalty, and reserved for only the wealthiest and esteemed. So my intention in part was to subvert this and invite the viewer to see these ‘ugly’ animals as the most beautiful, special and powerful beings.