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[ribbons through the sky]

Description: The horizontally oriented surface designed textile art includes depictions of pink ribbons rippling through the sky into the distant background. At the lower edge is seen a silhouette of a mountainous horizon.
Date: 1991~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

90-208, Voyager

Description: Light shades of pinkish grays create the background juxtaposed with linear pattern and layered with small multi-hued geometric shapes and a linear drawing of a ship and silhouettes of two figures.
Date: 1990
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent

Blue Bayou

Description: An earthenware platter sits atop a shiny textured black base and blue and orange geometric shapes. The grooved dark portion of the base is shiny while the orange shape is textured and the blue shape is decorated with a dot pattern.
Date: 1989
Creator: Milnes, Robert

Cain and Abel

Description: This large colorful painting depicts the brothers, Cain and Abel, from the Book of Genesis in the Bible. The story of these brothers is also found in the Quran. The painting consists of many bright colors in flat fields with black lines and outlines. The shepherd brother is in the background herding sheep and in the foreground is the second brother holding a large club and peering over his left shoulder.
Date: 1989
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-

It's Not Always Black and White

Description: The geometric black, white and gray collage appears to depict a person afloat in the middle of a body of water. However, a shape like this artist has used before for a cordial glass sits atop a set of three steps in the foreground and receding into the distance are planks ranging from white to black. There are some cutouts in the platform that appear to be traps for the seated figure.
Date: 1988
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

It's Not Always Black and White

Description: A two-part shape that resembles this artist's three-dimensional cordial glasses stands in an interior into the floor of which is a rectangular cut out. Into this recess in the floor falls two small triangular shapes. Two windows are on the walls of the interior while a square shape is cut out of the ceiling. The artwork is made up of white, purplish grays and black.
Date: 1988
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

Jesus and Disciples in a Storm

Description: The oil painting represents the Bible story in which Jesus is sleeping in a boat when a storm arises and his disciples wake him and he calms the storm. This colorful oil painting depicts the moment Jesus is awakened. The colors are bright and flat with black outlines.
Date: 1988
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-

[silk screened cotton velveteen artwork]

Description: This screen printed cotton velveteen artwork depicts in a horizontal orientation two curved brown boardwalk type images. These boardwalks reach through the sky and enter into two rectangular frame shapes. Mountainous shapes line the bottom edge of the work.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[two vertical striped panel artwork]

Description: The vertical artwork consists of two long vertical panels with horizontal stripes that do not match between panels. Floating wave or cloud like shapes overlap and float between both panels. The colors gradate from pink to dark blue and the ribbon like wave shapes gradate from dull pink to blue.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[two vertical striped panel artwork]

Description: The vertical two panel artwork depicts horizontal stripes in gradations of blues and pinks. Floating across the two panels is a long wave shape that moves vertically and is an orange pink color. A ribbon like form floats across the two panels and is blue and purple.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko