Artist: Kim Paxson
Title: Taken by Surprise
Attribution: Taken by Surprise, 2021, Kim Paxson
Materials: The hand-embroidered dress is made of wool felted by artist. The background is a commercial fabric. Shoe insoles are Time magazine covers. The text embroidered on the sleeves is from her obituary. The text on the velvet armband is a very sad fact.
Dimensions: 72 x 36
Image Statement: The very sad passing of someone who contributed so much to her small, rural community.