Tag Archives: Susan L. Feller

Recognition and Education

Rughooking is a technique easily learned, leading to opportunities to master the materials, various techniques and design elements with practice – one loop at a time. With the method comes a connection to generations of people who enhanced their surroundings … Continue reading

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A day reflecting and forecasting

Using this time of the year to review my artwork is misleading yet revealing. The full exploration is omitted. That is the body of work recording experiments, progress and preferences in techniques, materials and design. Yet the time capsule approach … Continue reading

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A town hall with a Senator

On a different topic than artmaking, but relevant to my work since government attention to issues is refocusing and I am reacting to those actions by being informed. I have not been in Civics class or Social Studies since 1973 … Continue reading

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Exhibiting near home

There is an arts community evolving at The River House in Capon Bridge, Hampshire County, WV. Monthly art exhibits feature one artist or a theme, September it is me! Meet and greet Friday Sept 1 4:30-5:30 followed by an open … Continue reading

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Mountaineers talk about Passion-Rughooking

Susan Feller and June Myles presented gallery talks at Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week. As West Virginians each appreciate the heritage involved in rughooking and have been featured in WV Living Magazine with their work. The topic of Susan’s talk … Continue reading

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Spring and nature’s marks

Winter weather has been good for working in the studio. Old techniques from my teens were at the center (literally in the circle hoop). I even got out in the community for a women’s group reading. All of these projects … Continue reading

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Have you been to San Francisco?

I have and the experience is inspiring. Lines, light, shapes in buildings that remind me of trees, trees with different shapes, wide roads filled with cars and narrow ones surrounded by vineyards and GREEN. It rained and nature is responding … Continue reading

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Finishing work 17 years later

I learned an artistic textile technique, rughooking, in 1994 and stepped into the pattern making (line drawings) by interpreting traditional folk motifs on frakturs. In other words using someone else’s visual design (centuries old and out of copyright infringement) and … Continue reading

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2016’s influence

It’s time to look back, review, evaluate and gather inspiration from the people, places and things on my journey of 2016. With students and friends while gathering for a few days of immersion in our mutual interests…fiber arts on the … Continue reading

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Rights and Action

The third in my women’s issues series addresses voting rights … “Iconic VOTE” Size (18 x 24) and some design components were established by the two previous pieces. Selecting the materials, techniques and design elements always seem to evolve from … Continue reading

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