Fiber Artist Weaves Together Tales of Dementia and Caregiving

Textile and fiber artist Ann Clarke discusses how she used her art as a creative outlet while caregiving for her mother who had dementia. Ann created several rugs over the course of eight years made of luxurious materials that beckon the viewer to touch and feel, or even use at home. One piece, “Love and Loathe”, measures nearly 13 feet long!

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