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Arbutus Room Screen by Monica Bennett

Arbutus Room Screen by Monica Bennett
5½’W X 6’H  Hand felted Cotswold sheep locks, merino design,
custom made fir frame.

Monica Bennett

Pender Island

  monicabennett.ca

  info@monicabennett.ca

In my current work, I am exploring what gives one a sense of place, that feeling of being connected to the land, the place where one lives. I use natural fibre colours, showcasing fibres from locally raised sheep and Alpaca. Living on a small, coastal island, surrounded by the ocean, I have a far greater sense of being connected to the physical land I inhabit, than when I lived in the city.

I have designed many wearable art pieces, but am now focusing on sculptural work.

All my feltwork is made entirely by hand, using various resist and 3D techniques.