10al Landscape and Silence I & II, Ase Ljones, embroidery by hand, on linen, cotton thread, 15.75" x 74", 2012, $8,400
10al Landscape and Silence I & II, Ase Ljones, embroidery by hand, on linen, cotton thread, 33" x 37" , 2012, $8,400
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.