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Leisa Rich
Apiacae in the Morning Mist | Paintings by Leisa Rich | The Signature Shop & Gallery in Atlanta
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Apiacae in the Morning Mist - Paintings

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This artwork is stunning in person. Have a peek at the details! My inspiration were flowering plants Apiaceae, in particular the white “weed” of the celery, carrot, parsley family. Sometimes weeds can be stunning! I sliced out sections of metal-framed heavy plastic panels and free motion machine embroidered them with a unique thread that resembles cobwebbing. Free motion machine embroidery is a way of using a sewing machine to draw, paint and layer with thread. I added a delicate, textural paper. The panels can be hung any way you wish, and they are interchangeable, so you become my co-creator! Think of them in different formats- a single row, more horizontal, separated to hang in different rooms, there are many possibilities! L hook screws are provided. Materials: Plastic, metal-framed panels, thread, assorted Japanese hand made papers. Technique: Free Motion machine embroidery.

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Leisa Rich
Meet the Creator
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Wescover creator since 2018
Art Archaeologist and Experimentalist. I do original, exceptional, and one-of-a-kind, on-time.

Leisa Rich was born and raised in Canada. After decades living in the U.S., she moved back to Canada in the fall of 2020. Rich holds MFA & BFA degrees in Fiber and a BEd in Art.
Rich exhibits internationally, has work in many public collections including: Delta Airlines Inc., Emory Healthcare, Dallas Museum of Art, The Works: Atlanta, University of Texas-Pan American, University of North Texas and the Kamm Foundation, and in many private collections around the world.
Her work has been featured in several books, magazines, blogs, and on PBS.
Rich has 46 years of teaching experience in arts centers in the U.S. and Canada.
She has written for Fiber Art Now, Felt, Arts ATL, Burnaway, blogs and more, and published her first children’s book, Animal Alphabet Traveling Twisters, in 2015, and a series of How To art books about Fosshape, available on Blurb.
Rich teaches at arts centers including Arrowmont, Peters Valley, Cullowhee Mountain Arts, Snow Farm, Potomac Fiber Arts Guild and the Society for Contemporary Craft.
Rich sells her work online on her website www.monaleisa.com and www.saatchiart.com/leisar