Promise, 2009

mower-shredded bits of flags, cloth flowers, and trash found in a cemetery over a two year span hand-stitched together,
5’8” x4’ x 2’

Dirt encrusted flags, cloth flower petals, bits of plastic and other grave decoration findings, collected over two years from daily walks in a cemetery are hand-sewn together to form a kind of wedding veil, more three-dimensional detritus flows out into the room as a train.


Highlights include Wendy Osher’s poignant, hard-hitting “Promise”:
Creating fluid translations of art at Associated Artists of Pittsburgh’s centennial