11al Sound of the Fjord, hand embroidery on linen tapestry, 99.5" x 65.25", 2014, $9,700
12al Tangled In Åse Ljones, 29.5” x 53”, hand embroidery on linen, stretched on frame, 2016, $10,100
4al Detail Resound
Selected collections and exhibition venues:
Nordic Textile Triennial; Regional Art Center, Bergen, Norway (solo exhibition); Kunstnerforbundet Art Gallery, Oslo, Norway (solo exhibition); Szomebathely, Hungary (International Biennial of Miniature Textiles); Tournai, Belgium (International Textile Art Triennial); West Norway Museum of Applied Art, Bergen, (solo exhibition); UNESCO, Paris, France; Tallin, Estonia (Useless Things); Museum of Art, Dalarna, Sweden; Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, Suffolk, England (Sting Eye – traveling exhibition); North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks (A Scandinavian Sensibility); Trondheim Museum of Applied Art, Norway.
8al Even If..., Åse Ljones stitch drawing, 8" x 8" x 1.75", 2007, CALL
Embroidering takes time, it's a slow process that gives room for silence. I seek silence. In the quietness I can bring back memories and find new ways to go. I often work with series, where small changes create a rhythm, tranquility or excitement in my works.