Diann Parrott

Parrott, Diann
April 1994
Surface Design Journal;Spring94, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses the works of artist Diann Parrott in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Parrott brings her images into continuous edition by using string-grid systems, computer-generated photostencils and repetitive body movements. Most of the fabrics she used have repeat within their images while some are very random. The images are arranged by piecing them with solid, dyed fabrics and hand-fringed Polish linen borders. Parrott works by laying out the fabric out on her table and begin printing with techniques and colors that complement with her emotions.


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