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Diane Cadrain

My first career was in legal research and writing. My second, since 2015, is in fiber art.

 

I use cloth, wool, and yarn to create images, mostly landscapes, that take their inspiration from the transcendent beauty of nature, always the same yet always changing.

 

Tolstoy said, "Love all nature. Love every leaf," and that spirit animates my work.

Norfolk Fence, fiber collage, 25 x 25, $

Norfolk Fence | 15" x 15" | Multimedia Fabric Collage

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Coastal Heath | 36" x 34" | Felted and hand embroidered landscape

Last Day of Summer, First Encounter Beac

Last Day of Summer, First Encounter Beach | 30" x 30" | Felted landscape, thread-painted, beaded and quilted

Cadrain Diane Heaven on Earth II mixed 2

Heaven on Earth II | 26" x 20" | Whole cloth quilt, painted and quilted

Eastham Low Tide  Copyright 2015 by  Dia

Eastham Lowtide | 13" x 18" | Whole cloth quilt, painted and quilted