080521-Brocade examines the ancient art of intricate silk fabric embroidered with complex raised patterns and designs through new media electronic painting methodology. The deconstruction of the handwoven artifact is interpreted through technological means, revealing the nexus between ancient traditional and digital technology arts, where the core appreciation of each is similarly understood. Examining traditionalist art through modernist reinterpretation allows us to see the union between both as an evolving series along an established aesthetic. Old and new respond, inspire, recognize, and validate the other, together as one. By hand and eye, each is made.