Suzanne Connolly Howes

My love of nature is reflected in all of my art and I hope that my art brings people closer to their own connection to the grace and beauty of the natural world. I love to play with two very different mediums: clay and fiber. Each resonates with different parts of my connection to nature. Fiber art has always been a part of my life. I am currently entranced with the ancient art of wet felt-making. It allows me to paint with wool and the physical rubbing and shrinking of the fibers is immensely satisfying. My other love in the fiber arts is painting silk. The technique I use is a cross between batik and water color and I love the fluid nature of the art form. Clay has been a more recent love affair. Working in clay for the first time I came home to myself – a place where I found inner peace and sanctuary. With clay, I give voice to the sacred. With a sense of wonder, I meet each creature as it comes to life through my hands.

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  • Ernie
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  • Holiday stocking with a family of polar bears
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  • tasty meal,  bird sculpture
    shorebird
  • pocket full of bunnies wall hanging
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  • rabbit sculpture
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  • Mr Fox garden sculpture
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  • Suzanne with her hummingbird felt hat
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  • George
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  • Claire
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  • detail of hand painted silk cards
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  • a field of owls pillow, felt
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  • detail of handpainted silk scarves
    Suzanne Connolly Silks 1
  • wool felted hat
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  • mouse garden sculpture
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  • Sammie
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• August 4, 2013

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