Surfing the Ironing Board

Laura Kenney

Hooking her original designs onto burlap, Truro-based fibre artist, Laura Kenney shares the antics and insights of her fictitious red-headed character Judy. This new series of 30 hand-hooked rugs displayed as wall art, offer a humourous, colourful and quirky narrative highlighting the daily struggles we can all identify with, as women, as Nova Scotians, or as fellow humans challenged by our modern world. How easily we could each slip on Judy’s slimming black dress and mount our ironing board to “surf”, given half the chance …