A stitch in time

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A stitch in time

Aviks reconsiders assumptions about art, subjects
Artist Ilze Aviks examines the backing on one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Artist Ilze Aviks processes digital photographs of one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Artist Ilze Aviks examines one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Improved Roses II (detail); Dyes, cotton thread on rayon; digital printing.
Artist Ilze Aviks shows a wall of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Artist Ilze Aviks explains one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Improved Roses II, 66-by-36 inches; Dyes, cotton thread on rayon fabric; digital printing, hand-stitching
Tso Roses 22-by-22 inches; Roses on digitally-printed Arches paper
Profiles in Art

Each month, Herald contributing writer Stew Mosberg spotlights an influential member of the local arts community. This month’s subject is Durango artist Ilze Aviks. See more of her work at www.ilzeaviks.com.

A stitch in time

Artist Ilze Aviks examines the backing on one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Artist Ilze Aviks processes digital photographs of one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Artist Ilze Aviks examines one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Improved Roses II (detail); Dyes, cotton thread on rayon; digital printing.
Artist Ilze Aviks shows a wall of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Artist Ilze Aviks explains one of her Rose Petal prints on fabric at her home studio in Durango.
Improved Roses II, 66-by-36 inches; Dyes, cotton thread on rayon fabric; digital printing, hand-stitching
Tso Roses 22-by-22 inches; Roses on digitally-printed Arches paper
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