The first week in our new house we discovered monthly art exhibits at all five Citrus County Libraries! May artist, Karol Kusmaul, (Lakes Region) displays a wonderful collection of fabric art.

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Welcome to Our World s
“Depicts some of the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on a person and their family. Memory loss, hoarding, confusion, etc. ”
Hand appliqued, machine quilted.

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Soulmates
“Friends enjoying conversation together. The dark green person represents the negative, or opposite, oof a very pale skinned friend. The friend on the left taught the artist how  to discharge, or remove color from fabrics, as in her shirt!”
Repurposed fabrics, hand appliqued, machine  quilted.

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Motherboard by Karol Kusmaul

Motherboard

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Sunset Cove

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Hunger – Forest – Welcome to Our World

There were several more artworks in this exhibit, and I wish I’d discovered them sooner so more people could see how the hand quilting added so much texture to these scenes. Also, I felt an emotional connection to the story being told through the images pieced together so artfully by Karol Kusmaul.

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