About The Artist
Nicki Voss • Santa Clarita, CA
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I am a visual artist based in California. My current work in textiles is characterized by a fascination with mapping, geometry, geography, and color. I love the duality of the quilt form; it is a familiar object of comfort and equally an object for visual stimulation. It is this precise juxtaposition—is it this or is it that—that I am drawn to. I am captivated by the concept of a visual twofold. I maintain a teaching practice, and hold a certificate and bachelors and masters degrees in art.
Q&A with the Artist
Tell us how your work is made.
My design process begins with nature photography, which I then translate into forms and color compositions that are materialized in cloth. The quilt, a tactile blank canvas, becomes the logical medium through which I explore our relationship to the outdoors in all of its manifestations, rural, urban, manmade, and undeveloped. To that end, the medium is of particular interest to me with respect to the systematic use of modular patterns, templates, and styles that enable my designs.