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Marie Watt | Cowboys & Indians Magazine

Fri, 05/14/2021
Marie Watt, Cowboys & Indians Magazine

Marie Watt was featured in Cowboys & Indians Magazine.

"Her project today is a snapshot of what she’s best known for: using humble everyday objects as touchstones, blankets in particular. Since she first rummaged through the city’s thrift stores in 2003, scavenging for wool blankets, anything around $5 apiece to make the totemlike tower sculptures of stacked blankets, she has relied on reclaimed objects as a primary medium for her artwork. Beyond that, her process is largely collaborative. That may mean working with a printmaker, like she’s doing today, or gathering blankets and their individual histories from friends and strangers, and weaving that element into her pieces, too."

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