Rick Begneaud is active/lives in Louisiana / Africa. Rick Begneaud is known for fabric art, abstract painting, collage.
Biography Rick Begneaud
"Using scraps of fabric in my work began as an inspiration from my
travels to West Africa. As I walked past discarded, gorgeous, sun-faded
pieces of clothe I wanted to reach out and collect them all. What I
decided to do was to seek out small tailor shops to ask for their
scraps. This confounded most shop owners, as they wanted to sell me
their wares that were already creations, such as shirts or a Grand
Boubou. I just wanted the scraps that were laying around on the floor.
these scraps of fabric into my work was natural to me as I like using
found materials in my work. They provide me with an intimacy that bonds
me to an undiscovered place. Unwitting forms and patterns can sometimes
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