The North Platte and the South Platte Rivers meet near the city of North Platte, Nebraska, and form the Platte River, which flows 310 miles across the state where it meets the Missouri River. In the Kearney, NE area, it serves as a staging ground for the annual migration north of the Sandhill Crane. TheyContinue reading “Braided River Broad Shallows”
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Weaving ikat with natural dye! Summer 2014
I have been waiting to weave up the warp that I dyed in the summer of 2013. Finally, I have the time to put it on the loom and weave it up. Dyes are from madder and cosmos flowers. The weave structure requires 16 shafts and I am using 3 colors in the weft.
Against the Sky at the Museum of Nebraska Art
Against the Sky
Wendy Weiss and Jay Kreimer presented the installation Against the Sky at the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney in the Spring of 2012. The show featured 5 weavings by Weiss made with cotton, wool, monofilament, all dyed with locally sourced natural dye. Kreimer built 7 wood sculptures, as well as a crow on aContinue reading “Against the Sky”