"As You Sew"
As he sews he watches the Japanese farmers tend their tiny fields. The artwork grows with the seasons, a gentle fusion of Kabuki theater, Mongolian Yurts, castle tapestries and a directness and humor that is only American.
Jim Hay is an American artist dealing with the limited working space of his small Japanese house. Kimonos and easily rolled up scrolls point the way toward fabric assemblage as a solution suitable for our global village. It is clean, needs few tools, offers all the colors of the world's cloth and can be rolled up for storage and easy shipment abroad.