Taken by Surprise

Taken by Surprise

Artist: Kim Paxson

Title: Taken by Surprise

Attribution: Taken by Surprise, 2021, Kim Paxson

Year: 2021

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.