Arpeggio (SOLD) - Art Urbane

Arpeggio (SOLD)

Sandra E. Lauterbach

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The lyrical movements seen in "Arpeggio" inspired its title. Wool roving, painted scrim, tulle are layered onto various pieced white fabrics (silks and cottons). The mark making is made via free motion quilting with threads of varied thicknesses. It has a 20" x 20" shadowbox frame.

Dimensions: 16.5"W x 16.5"H

Biography and Story

"Thread, fabrics and yarn are my paints.  Instead of brushstrokes, I stitch.  My stitching is done primarily via sewing machine – an instrument emblematic of the female role. I see strength and power in the stitch and feel its history; it is a way of leaving a print to be remembered, beckoning you to take a second look.  The sewing machine is transformed into an artistic tool that I use to create contemporary art." 

Sandra’s eye and tactile sense were initially developed through exposure to the fabrics printed by her parents’ company, Alexander Henry Fabrics, Inc. She maintained her involvement in her parents’ efforts while taking art classes at Pomona College, attending USC Law School and during her employment at major corporations and law firms. She has taken art classes at Otis College of Art and Design, UCLA Extension, and Brentwood Art Center. 


Type: Fine Art

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