Social Sculpture Lovestruck, handstitched coffee filters and stool Knitting Meditation for Peace in the Middle East (10 days), Peace Fleece yarn, my great grandmother’s knitting needles, vintage chair and lamp Thorn Ladder, thorns, glue, string Daily Meditation – For Longing Project 2012 – 2017 Knit line stretched across street detail detail detail Neighborhood procession to Bellingham Bay with halfmile knit line Connecting the halfmile knit line to Bellingham Bay Installation view at Social Fabric in Bellingham, WA Installation view of hose reel and paper bench at Social Fabric Flood, handmade paper head, burlap, retired altar cloth and fabric Flood, handmade paper head with retired altar cloth and fabric Overflow, acrylic and ink on paper detail Installation at St. Gertrude’s Monastery Typing gratitudes submitted by St. Gertrude’s Monastery 1000 Gifts, handcast paper head, paper scroll, ink, St. Gertrude’s Monastery I am Listening With My Whole Being (The Choir), handcast paper ears and thread Conversation, handmade paper heads and yarn Mother-Daughter, ivy and yarn The Prophet, handmade paper head, tumbleweed, enamel paint Madrona log with collage Boneknit, handknit cozy and oven-baked clay oven-baked clay and nails from James Washington’s studio Heavy Boots (for Jonathan Safran Foer), child’s shoes, scale, concrete Bandaged Bottle, masking tape on leaky hot water bottle handcrafted cozy and rock handcrafted cozy and rock handcrafted cozy and rock handcrafted cozy and rock Cozy Family (sold) A Cozy Explosion. Team of volunteers led by Christen Mattix made cozies for rocks and distributed them throughout downtown Bellingham. Toadstool Bollards, Bellingham, WA Summer 2016 The Bubble Brigade Grey streets transformed by rainbowy bubbles and smiles. The Poem Booth Project grew out of a desire to transform a derelict phone booth into a showcase for poetry and community. poemboothbham.weebly.com Before the transformation… Poet Sheila Sondik charms an audience with her poem.