Description The Dahlia is native to Mexico, Central America and Columbia. While the native name is not known, the flower is called after the Swedish botanist Anders Dahl. This dream blue interpretation of the dahlia is both surreal and sublime.Selected Presentation: 11x14.2 inch photograph on Photo Luster paper. Frame: Matte Black BasicThis matte black frame is metal and has a simple flat profile for a clean minimal effect. A single mat is Digital White, protected by Regular glass.
Sandra Gould Ford, Pittsburgh, PA Member Since April 2011 Artist Statement This ArtInspires web site is created by the artist to support valued and valuable organizations and initiatives. 20% of the sales will be gifted to the orgaqnization whose gallery is chosen. A huge "Thank You" is extended to ImageKind.com for granting Platinum status so that many projects can have galleries.
Sandra Gould Ford creates and presents literary, photographic, mixed media and textile art for healing and high achievement She also teaches and exhibits in schools and organizations nationwide.
To celebrate artists and their potential, she founded Shooting Star Productions, Inc., a non-profit cultural organization that produced two major writers conferences and published Shooting Star Review, an international literary quarterly.
She has received Fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Dow Creativity Center. She has completed residencies at Yaddo, Ucross, Ragdale, Djerassi, Millay, Hedgebrook and Dorland Mountain Arts Colony. The Dorland residency was funded by the Lannan Foundation. In addition, her photography and quilts are in corporate, institutional, private and museum collections.
After completing her fifth Creative Writing residency at the Allegheny County Jail, a writing award was created in her honor by Chatham University. Sandra Gould Ford now focuses on her writing and photography, her textile arts and illustrated wisdoms.