Barbara L. Wester

What we create illuminates who we are.  I am an artist, lawyer, and historian whose work explores how the margins between things that are separate erode, shift, and change over time. My work examines how cultures define themselves and one another as they encounter one another, a theme I examined through research of Native american and Anglo-European resource use in the Pacific Northwest, Land Divided by Law (Quid Pro Books, 2014) and in a book of fiction, The Illuminatrix (Quid Pro

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  • "Seeing Red," January 2017, 12.75 x 68", cotton batik fabrics, handstitched raw edge appliqué.

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