Patsy was an American country music singer who successfully “crossed over” to pop music and was one of the most influential and acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century known for her rich tone, emotionally expressive and bold contralto voice, and her role as a country music pioneer.
Sometimes the blackness creeps up from unexpected, unintended places; It’s healthy for me just to let it happen. Patsy’s music - and rememberence - allows me do that.
That’s How a Heartache Begins
Wool, leather, metal
[S]HEROES: Side B is the second installment of
Jordan Christianson's celebration of Women’s History Month
and the women who have musically inspired him, through wearable art. Each handbag is individually designed and handmade to invoke the spirit of these trailblazing women who have changed history and influenced Christianson.
[S]Heroes: Side B also features the work of Mariel Andrade, whose evocative paintings and love for music has proven to be a perfect pairing with Christianson's handbags.
Jordan Christianson is a Pacific Northwest native and Couturier to its unique arts and performance community. His label Jonquil & Mr Black has been featured internationally in museums, galleries, hotels and on stage, page, and screen.