Apollo 8: Earthrise

18” W x 30” H

2015

Artist-dyed cotton sateen, commercial cotton batik and velveteen, cotton batting sandwiched between raw silk, and thread. Batting cut away for larger craters to create depth. Silk organza and depleted dryer sheets for clouds, wool batting for Terra, and Swarovski crystals.

photography by Andrew Gillis of Cascadilla Photography

© Ruth A. White

Exhibitions:

Juried into the Fly Me to the Moon collection curated by Susanne Miller Jones to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing by Apollo 11. Will travel through 2018.