Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Mandala XCI

Mandala XCI.  Custom framed. 18 1/4" x 18 1/4" when hung as a square; 26" x 26" when hung as a diamond.  Found objects hand-stitched to a block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include: a brass part of a lamp; palmetto tree charms salvaged from old South Carolina Department of Commerce awards; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands; gold colored salt and pepper shaker tops; owl-eyed paper clips; beer bottle caps; wavy hair curlers; small brushes for applying medical eye ointment; red triangular plastic corners used to protect a beveled mirror while in transit; and buttons.

Available. $250 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/11/mandala-xci.html


 

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Mandala XC

Above:  Mandala XC. 2021. Custom framed: 29" x 29". Found objects hand-stitched to a section of a vintage quilt. Found objects include:  Part of a glass table lamp over a brass part of another lamp; felt hammers from a piano; cafe curtain hangers; tines of forks; dominoes; wavy hair curlers; coffee K-pods; View Master reels; inlaid wood backgammon pieces; bronze colored plastic knives; galvanized washers; duck-shaped napkin rings; trophy shaped name-place holders; and buttons.
 

Available. $450 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/11/mandala-xc.html

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Mandala LXXXIX

Mandala LXXXIX. 2021. Custom framed: 18 1/2" x 18 1/2". Found objects hand-stitched to a block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include: a lid to a vintage typewriter ribbon can; brass screw eyes; lots of individual key pads from a vintage typewriter; dominoes; blue brushes from a local ceramic paint studio (most without any bristles due to over use!); stag charms; keys; beer bottle caps; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands and vintage grocery store stamps; cafe curtain hangers; wheat pennies; two sizes of vintage capacitors; and buttons.                                                                                                                     Available. $250 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: https://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/mandala-lxxxviii-and-mandala-lxxxix.html

 

Mandala LXXXVIII

Mandala LXXXVIII. 2021. Custom framed: 29" x 29". Found objects hand-stitched to a section of a vintage quilt. Found objects include:  a table lamp's glass base under which is a clock gear; brass screw eyes; wooden textile mill perns; dairy product pull tabs; silver, wavy hair curlers; coffee K-pods; silver, metal picture frame hangers; ViewMaster reels; four, inlaid wood backgammon game pieces, and buttons.                                                                                                                                                                               

Available. $450 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: https://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/mandala-lxxxviii-and-mandala-lxxxix.html

                                 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Mandala LXXXVII

Mandala LXXXVII.  2021. Custom framed: 16 1/4" x 16 1/4". Found objects hand-stitched to a single block of a vintage quilt.  Found objects include:  a 19th century ambrotype surrounded by an embossed, copper spandrel in half of an antique, hinged case; beads and sequins; keys; round, crystal prisms; felt covered piano hammers; cafe curtain hooks; four inlaid backgammon pieces; four English two-pence conis; eight Hungarian fortins; clock gears; buttons; and four brown rings of unknown function.

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/mandala-lxxxiv-and-lxxxv.html


 

Mandala LXXXVI

Mandala LXXXVI. 2021. Custom framed: 16 1/4" x 16 1/4". Found objects hand-stitched to a block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include: a 19th century ambrotype surrounded by an embossed, copper spandrel in half of an antique, hinged case; round, crystal prisms; dominoes; cafe curtain hangers; two small locks; two sewing machine bobbins; two ornamental brass clock fixtures; four Hungarian ten-fortin coins on four galvanized washers; plastic garter hooks; clock gears; buttons; and four, brown rings of unknown function and small brushes that were sent to me by a cyber friend in Connecticut.

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/mandala-lxxxiv-and-lxxxv.html


 

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Mandala LXXXV

Mandala  LXXXV. 2021. Custom framed. As a diamond: 23" x 23"; as a square: 16 1/2" x 16 1/2".  Found objects hand-stitched to a single block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include: a glass circle that was once part of a table lamp covering a clock gear; dominoes; felt covered piano hammers; the tines of eight silver plated forks; hinges from the Department of Commerce award boxes; four wavy curl metal curlers; four shower curtain hangers; sewing machine bobbins; vintage capacitors; four English pennies; four eyeglass lenses; and buttons.

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/three-more-found-object-mandalas.html


 

Mandala LXXXIV

Mandala LXXXIV. 2021. Custom framed. As a diamond: 16 1/4" x 16 1/4"; as a square: 22 7/8" x 22 7/8".  Found objects hand-stitched to a single block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include: a glass ring from a table lamp over a clock gear; four, orange plastic circles cut from a six-pack beer yoke; keys; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands; vintage slot machine tokens; laminated 2-cent stamps; silver-plated spoons; blue water bottle caps; eight brass shower curtain hangers; four Samuel Adams Octoberfest bottle caps; brass screw eyes; four inlaid backgammon pieces; eight, very well used blue-handled paint brushes from the Mad Platter in Columbia, SC; and buttons.

Available. $250 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/three-more-found-object-mandalas.html


 

Mandala LXXXIII

Mandala LXXXIII. 2021. Custom framed. Hung as a diamond: 23 1/2" x 23 1/2"; as a square: 16 3/4" x 16 3/4".  Found objects hand-stitched to a single block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include: a green valve; felt covered piano hammers; brass screw eyes; keys; Tinker Toy connectors topped with brass anchor buttons; casino chips; inlaid wooden backgammon pieces; palmetto tree charms and ribbon holds with the word "commerce"; round prisms from a chandelier; four faux coins; and buttons.

Available. $250 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/three-more-found-object-mandalas.html



 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Mandala LXXXII

Mandala LXXXII. 2021. Custom framed: 11 1/4" x 11 1/4". Found objects hand-stitched to a single block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include:  a part of a meat thermometer mounted on a red, plastic bottle cap; dominoes; parts of a brass light fixture; round-shaped, crystal chandelier prisms; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands; brass screw eyes; vintage capacitors; and buttons.

Available at The Vendue in Charleston, SC. $175 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact Barbara Montgomery at art@thevendue.com or (843) 414-2330.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/three-small-found-object-mandalas.html
 

Mandala LXXXI

Mandala LXXXI. 2021. Custom framed: 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".  Found objects hand-stitched to a single block of a vintage quilt. Found objects include: an orange valve; New Castle Brown Ale bottle caps; casino chips; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands; keys; insulin needle caps; and buttons.

Available. $175 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/three-small-found-object-mandalas.html
 

Mandala LXXX

Mandala LXXX. 2021 Custom framed: 16" x 16". Found objects hand-stitched to a single, vintage quilt block. Found objects include: an entire, wooden set of chess pieces; a glass floral frog; wooden alphabet letters; casino chips; bronze colored perfume vial funnels; sewing machine bobbins; and buttons.

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/three-small-found-object-mandalas.html
 

Friday, October 1, 2021

Mandala LXXIX.  2021. Custom framed: 14 3/4" x 14 3/4". Found objects hand-stitched to a block of a vintage quilt.  Found objects include:  Four old Christmas light bulbs; wooden Christmas ornaments; binder rings, buttons, chandelier crystals; a red plastic bottle cap; and bright blue registration leg bands for racing pigeons.

Available. $200 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/mandala-lxxviii-and-lxxix.html

 

Mandala LXXVIII

Above:  Mandala LXXVIII. 2021. Custom framed: 37 1/4" x 37 1/4".  Found objects hand-stitched to a section of a vintage quilt.  Found objects include: a clock face; a brass light fixture (center); keys; crystal chandelier prisms; plastic red peppers; beer caps; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands; screw eyes; small doilies; heart shaped and red cherry charms; buttons; yellow hair curlers; and bright blue registration leg bands for racing pigeons.

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/10/mandala-lxxviii-and-lxxix.html

 
 

Friday, September 10, 2021

Mandala LXXVII

Above:  Mandala LXXVII. 2021 Custom framed and hung as a square: 27 3/8" x 27 3/8"; as a diamond: 38 3/4" x 38 3/4".  Found objects hand-stitched to a section of vintage utilitarian quilt.  Found objects include: A part of a vintage sconce light fixture that included hanging prisms; seven carved wooden napkin rings featuring wild animals; lots of plastic toy animals; blue casino chips; red, vintage Cosby whisky swizzles featuring parrots; keys; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands; hangers for metal picture frames; Nespresso coffee capsules; buttons; flat bone beads; plastic gold beads; and green African sea glass beads.

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/08/mandala-lxxvi-and-mandala-lxxvii.html
 

Mandala LXXVI

Above:  Mandala LXXVI. 2021. Custom framed and hung as a diamond: 20" x 20"; as a square: 14 1/4" x 14 1/4".  Found objects hand-stitched to a block from an antique quilt. Found objects include: Vintage, circular View-Master like slide reel; shower curtain hooks; English copper pennies; blue water bottle caps; sewing machine bobbins; cotter pins; faux coin dangles; brass screw eyes; vintage capacitors; buttons;  and two parts of a Department of Commerce award (the palmetto tree/crescent moon charms and the hanging device with the word "commerce".

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/08/mandala-lxxvi-and-mandala-lxxvii.html
 

Mandala LXXV

Above:  Mandala LXXV. 2021. Custom framed: 14 3/4" x 14 3/4".  Found objects hand-stitched to a block of an antique quilt.  Found objects include: Part of a rotary dial's receiver; two bracelets; four shower curtain hangers; sewing machine bobbins; red, plastic lids; two gold-toned hinges; Starbucks coffee stirrers; assorted belt buckles; buttons; metal devices from a random, dismantled machine; and laminated, late 19th century, cancelled two-cent stamps.

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/07/mandala-lxxiii-and-lxxv.html
 

Mandala LXXIV

Above:  Mandala LXXIV.  2021. Custom framed as a diamond: 53 1/4" x 53 1/4", as a square: 37 5/8" x 37 5/8".  Found objects hand-stitched to a four-block section of a vintage quilt.  Found objects include:  A silver trivet; doll faces; The Fall Guy action figures from the 1980s; insulin syringes and their gray, plastic caps; laminated Tampa Nugget cigar bands, plastic combs; film reels; colorful, plastic gear-shaped toys; two different types of shower curtains and four yellow ducks removed from a third set; sewing machine bobbins; yellow hair curlers; brass drapery rings; Nespresso coffee capsules; blue water bottle lids; brown plastic Polynesia drink swizzlers; brass screw eyes; US flag and Arizona flag beer bottle caps; and lots of buttons.

Available. $900 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact susan@susanlenz.com or (803) 254-0842.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/07/mandala-lxxiv.html
 

Mandala LXXIII

Above:  Mandala LXXIII. 2021. Custom framed: 14 3/4" x 14 3/4. Found objects hand-stitched to a block of an antique quilt.  Found objects include: A clock face, keys, green casino chips, beer bottle caps, plastic dairy pull tabs, clock gears, buttons, and eight discs for a cookie press.

Available at The Vendue in Charleston, SC. $200 plus SC sales tax and shipping. Contact Barbara Montgomery at art@thevendue.com or (843) 414-2330.

For more information and additional images, please visit: http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/07/mandala-lxxiii-and-lxxv.html
 

Mandala LXXII

Above:  Mandala LXXII. 2021. Custom framed: 14 3/4" x 14 3/4".  Found objects hand-stitched to a single block of a vintage quilt.  Found objects include:  A pair of rooster shaped scissors; a galvanized circle (unknown function); gold faux-coin dangle charms; garter hooks; keys; corn cob holders; dismantled duck shower curtain hooks. 

In a private collection.

For more information and additional images, please visit:  http://artbysusanlenz.blogspot.com/2021/06/two-more-single-block-found-object.html