In 1911 two young Bellingham women caused a “Flurry” on Holly Street by wearing the latest controversial ladies’ fashion… the “Harem Skirt.” Despite the name, the scandalous aspect of the “Harem Skirt” was really about women wearing “men’s wear,” or pants.
"There is a trusting I’ve found that fuels my confidence as an artist. When I look at a piece that I have just completed, particularly in my collage work, there is a wise reveal. An inside look; a gift of shape, line and color that speaks to a moment of truth. Often my work will share with me something I didn’t know."