Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Another exhibit

 I have been making Ceremonial Costumes for invented Tributes. Above is a patchwork, embroidered, and beaded  apron to celebrate an "Earth Mother."  Below is a vest for a Scavenger, with secret pocket. These will be shown, with a Ceremonial cape and crown celebrating "Good," at WildRose Brewing, 1104 E. Main, Griffith, Indiana.
Opening will be Jan.19, 2018.

Friday, December 8, 2017

A shrine to one of my heroines, Josephine Baker. Not only was she one of the greatest entertainers of the twentieth century, born in poverty, but she went on to work for the French resistance during World War II, and was awarded the Croix de Guerre by General deGaulle. After the war, she adopted twelve orphans of war of different color and religious origin.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Out of Line Art Gallery
2812 W. Chicago Avenue Chicago 60622

Recollections’: A One Woman Show.
Wednesday November 8, 6:30 pm, Reception in celebrating Chicago artist Linda Platt.
Ms. Platt came from an immigrant family of carpenters, seamstresses, repairmen, gardeners, and ‘alley pickers’. Self- taught, she has learned from each one to become one of the most versatile artists in Chicago. She makes books, collages, wearable art, sculpture and mosaics from scraps of fabric, paper and broken dishes. While she borrows themes from tradition, her art is breathing, dynamic and alive. As for the quilt appreciators among you- come and admire her theme oriented gorgeous quilts as well as the rest of her art. The show will last till November 13.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


My planter-sculpture (trying to think of a title) which will be a part of my upcoming one-woman show at Out-of-Line gallery in October.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Bookmaking from recycled materials

                                ...the magical act of making something from nothing!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Culture Bridge 2017

I will be showing an installation entitled "Ancient Refugees: Treasures in a Strange Land," at Sharpenberg Gallery, 4740 N. Western, Chicago. The objective of this exhibition is to build the cultural exchange and dialog between artists from around the world.
The exhibit opening is Feb. 18, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m., but many more events are planned, including storytelling on Feb. 25, performances by Renee Baker on Feb. 28 and March 1, a bookmaking workshop by me on March 4, a film festival with Tom Palazzolo among others on March11, followed by a play by Penny Thrasher. Also, Renee Baker will perform again on March 14 and 15, and there will be a fashion show by Elizabeth Parker in which I will be one of the models, at our closing reception March 18.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Annual Cardboard Show

Several of my works will appear in "The Cardboard Show" at Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago, opening Friday Oct. 21, 2016. This year, you may purchase handmade fans, a handmade book, or Jumping Jacks, all made from recycled materials. Half of all proceeds go to "Project Onward," which provides creative opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.