BUSH PRISBY
Featured Artist in July 2009
Paisley Pooch

11" long
white pine with leather ears, glass eyes

After years of creating "serious" folk art with muted colors and distressed finishes, I shifted my focus to bolder colors, opening the door... to whimsey! Things that followed were quilted rocking pigs, beaded horses, cows & cookies, blue hippos with glasses...

The idea of using paisley as a decoration occurred at some point and was filed away until I needed it - titles with alliteration were a hook for me, so paisley and pooch were the perfect fit. This is my fifth version, ten years after the first. With Americana colors and a dog tag reading "Canyon River Blues."

 

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2009

Annie Hayes
Michele Hollick
Shaari Horowitz
Thomas & Patricia Hooper
Pam & John Hults
Debbie Jarrett
Bush Prisby
Kathie Ratcliffe
Ellen Robertson
Mary Michael Shelley
Jane Theobald
Ed Pribyl

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