Thursday, August 27, 2009

This call for work is closed.

connective thread
an exhibition of contemporary fiber work that explores the role of thread & the act of making as connective.

detail of family ties by Kendra Skalski.

Congratulations to the selected artists for
connective thread
a contemporary fiber work exhibition

Sarah Bahr
Lyndsey Baldwin
Jennifer Bevill
Marcy Chevali
Jane Waggoner Deschner
Michelle Dickson
Crystal Gregory
Kim Hennessey
Christalena Hughmanick
Alisha McCurdy
Simone Meltesen
Stacy Renee Morrison
Jennifer Prather
Rebecca Ringquist
Kendra Skalski
Summer Zickefoose

The exhibit will be held from January 7-January 30.
Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Opening reception will be held Saturday, January 9, 7-10 pm.
Artists talk Sunday, January 24 at 5:30pm.


Sweet Lorraine Gallery:


Sweet Lorraine Gallery is a Brooklyn based gallery located at the Screwball Spaces Artist Studio building in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Each month a new exhibition opens. There will be a formal reception and opening for connective thread and possibly an artist's talk. (if atleast 3 of selected artists can attend.) Exhibition Postcards will be provided for publicity. Opening date will be announced.


Curator:
Joetta Maue is a full-time fiber artist working in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions across the country and in New York. Some recent exhibitions include Re-surrect; the Art of the Reclaimed Object at Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Historic Interpretations: Contemporary Artists Interpret the Historic Collection at the The Peabody Historical Society and Museum, and Forget me Not at Gallery Hannahou in Soho, NY, NY.
You can currently see her work at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio in NY, Gallery Lele in Tokyo, and Space 414, in Brooklyn.
Joetta's work will be featured in a number of upcoming exhibitions including a solo show in 2010. She will also be a featured artist in the forthcoming book Indie Craft by Jo Waterhouse.
Joetta authors the popular art and craft blog Little YellowBird as well as regularly contributes to the online journal Hello Craft.
This is the 4th exhibition curated by Joetta.
www.joettamaue.com

Each artist selected will get a full feature on Little Yellowbird.


The artist is responsible for all shipping costs. The work is not able to be insured during exhibition. Any works sold will have a %15 commission taken.

Email any questions or inquiries to connectivethread@gmail.com.


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