This series is an accumulation of six month’s work initiated by a print residency in California in December 2019. After scouring Downtown Petaluma, Maxine stumbled upon the derelict agricultural building,
R.O.Shelling Grain and Chicken Feed: a fascinating tower of irregularities and beautiful corrugated iron.
It became Ramshackle Patchwork, true to its name. During the lockdown she disciplined a residency at home where she focused on paring back, extracting elements, playing with spaces and echoes creating a series of monotypes.