Bero, Mary - Striped Face #2

Mary Bero, Striped Face

Striped Face #2, 2007

This stylized portrait by Wisconsin artist Mary Bero is in shades of red, cream, buff, and pink on a black ground. Bero’s decorative fiber works combine embroidery techniques and elaborate patterns in this beautifully challenging piece. 

Her work has been shown in many solo and group exhibitions over a span of thirty-plus years, and is found in collections around the U.S. as well as in Germany and the United Kingdom. Selected collections include: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum, and Racine Art Museum.

Materials: Fiber

5 x 6-1/2 inches, 13-1/2 x 15 inches framed