Boxed set of 7 blank notecards measuring 7" x 5". A bookmark is included that shows all seven images and the story behind the "MoneyBags" original artwork.
Read more about the story behind the original making of the Money Bags: This project began by gathering moneybags from the local bank where I once worked. The bags are used throughout our Federal Reserve Banking System to transport money. Due to normal wear and tear, they were on their way to destruction when I rescued them. They are made of strong canvas, which I knew could be recycled in my artwork.
There are times when I incorporate quilting techniques in my art, using fabrics as paint, and thread as line. I came across some fabric depicting coins and currency and decided to use it in some way with the moneybags. At one point, while handling these materials, I rested my hand on the canvas and was transfixed by the outline of my hand and fingers on the moneybag. I traced the shape on the bag and thus began the direction for this presentation.
As I worked on each bag, my feelings about our universal dependence on money were transferred directly onto the very canvas that brings it to us.
*The original MoneyBags artwork was exhibited as a collection in various locations (2 banks, a library, a museum, and a quilt show) until several pieces were purchased. Digital images were used to print these cards.
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Jul 3, 2020
Whoever I send ANY of these cards to, the occasion will HAVE to be special, as I don't want to part with them. Thanks for your creativity, your wonderful art and for shipping quickly :)