down to sleep, work inspired by the bed.
down to sleep, is the first New England exhibit curated by Joetta Maue, in this exhibit we will showcase fiber and fiber related works that have to do with the bed. Joetta has been fascinated by the bed in her own work and critical writing for a number of years and is excited to explore this liminal space while simultaneously introducing the New England area to her unique curatorial style and the incredible quality of contemporary fiber work that is being made today.
Work can directly or indirectly reference the bed in any way; the actual bed itself, the experience of the bed, the acts that occur within the bed, the emotional space of the bed, sleep, and/or the bedroom itself. Please interpret openly.
Please note we are looking for contemporary interpretations of fiber and textiles. Other mediums that are representations of or castings of fiber are welcome and invited. Installation work is welcomed. Video is accepted, artist must provide equipment.
The Chester F. Sidell Gallery at the Essex Art Center is a large and beautiful exhibition space with high wood beamed ceilings, 2 large street windows, a smaller intimate space, a large open gallery and was recently voted the BEST art gallery in Merrimack Valley.
The Essex Art Center is a renowned exhibition, teaching and studio space north of Boston.
Exhibition dates: March 1 - April 12, 2013
Opening event: March 1, 2013 5-7pm
Deadline December 1, 2012
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