Along the coastline of Australia lies the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef. The ripples formed during the tidal phases create and recreate textures and patterns, disrupting the ocean’s surface. Colours formed by the sunlight reflecting on the coral add beauty to the reef. As the coral dies and regrows, fractured patterns appear, fall apart, and come back together again.
As a textile artist Gaske explores with multiple colours, textures, patterns, and designs; sewing textile pieces together to create pieced functional quilts to be used as home décor. Gaske’s style creates a bridge between the modern and traditional art form of quilt making.