Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.
I have fallen down the rabbit hole of hexagons. I cannot stop making them, and now I need to think what to be making out of them. This is the start of an improvisational work in progress, partly inspired by my new book Hexa-Go-Go .