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Exhibition: Seeing The Weave: Textile Based Abstraction from the Piedmont


  • Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University Highlights info row image Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St (519.39 mi) Boone, North Carolina 28607 USA (map)

This exhibition brings together a set of works by women artists living in North Carolina who are connected through a common interest in crossing textile arts and painterly abstraction. Works chosen reflect how ideas associated with traditions of textile based abstraction spill across the landscape of contemporary art production.

Featuring work by:
Maria Britton (Chapel Hill, NC)
Barbara Campbell Thomas (Greensboro, NC)
Martha Clippinger (Durham, NC)
XCHANG Textiles (Oaxaca, Mexico + Durham, NC): Collaboration between Clippinger and weavers Licha Gonzales Ruiz + Agustin Contreras Lopez
Joy Drury Cox (Durham, NC)
Julia Gartrell (Durham, NC)
Kayla Anderson (Chicago, IL; work made during Elsewhere Residency, Greensboro, NC)
Jennifer Schmidt (Brooklyn, NY; work made during Elsewhere Residency, Greensboro, NC)

Curated by Jennie Carlisle

http://art.appstate.edu/cjs/