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September 2019

“All Stitched Up”

September 3 @ 12:00 am - December 11 @ 12:00 am
Collins Memorial Library University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, N Warner St.
Tacoma, WA 98416 United States
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I am thrilled and honored to be showing my work "Prairie"  in "All Stitched Up"An international juried book arts exhibition,
September 3rd – December 11th, 2019
September 14th – opening celebration
Collins Memorial Library University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
"To stitch is to join together, to mend, or fasten as with stitches – to sew. To stitch is to bring together fabric, paper, wounds of the body, or cultural divides. Stitching can be an act of healing, hope, practicality, creativity, and revolution. All Stitched Up recognizes and celebrates the work of book artists’ where stitching has become an integral part of the visual design. Curators Catherine Alice Michaelis, Jane A. Carlin, and Diana Weymar will jury the show and a print catalogue will be created. We are particularly (but not solely) interested in works that showcase collaboration and focus on building a sense of shared community. That may include collaboration between two or more artists, two or more communities, or crowd-sourced projects. Sewing that joins people and ideas link us to historical social and political sewing circles from the abolitionist movement of the 1800s, to the corporate resistant DIY movement kindled by the Riots Grrrls in the 1990s, to the knitting collectives of today that focus on the anti-war, pro-science, and pro-choice movements. In addition, you may draw inspiration from the embroidered books of the Victorian period, the rise of needlecrafts during the Arts & Crafts period, and family traditions of sewing by machine or hand stitching.
This exhibition will include pages from Diana Weymar’s Interwoven Stories project. This includes Refashioning Identity, which was created by members of the Puget Sound community in 2016/17 as facilitated by Weymar." --All Stitched Up

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Brand 47 Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper

September 7 @ 12:00 am - October 25 @ 12:00 am
Brand Library and Art Center, 1601 West Mountain Street
Glendale, CA 91201 United States
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I am honored to participate in the upcoming:

Brand 47 Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper will be on view at Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale, California from September 7 through October 25, 2019.

You are invited to the public opening from 7:00-9:30  on Saturday, September 7!

The Juror is Alma Ruiz.

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