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Handcrafted: Fiber Art and Turned Wood -  Black Rock Center for the Arts  •   Germantown, Maryland
January 13, 2018 - February 24, 2018

The regional juried exhibition HANDCRAFTED: Fiber Art & Turned Wood presents the work of contemporary artists and fine craft artisans working in fiber art and turned wood. The exhibit features works of fiber art that employ traditional and experimental materials that are woven or stitched using textile techniques which may include weaving, quilting, embroidery, beading, felting, crochet, knitting, lacework, hooking, sewing, spinning, tapestry, and mixed media along with current innovations in this evolving medium.

Fiber Art entries were judged by Camille Anne Brewer, Curator of Contemporary Art at the George Washington University Textile Museum in Washington, DC. HANDCRAFTED also includes a variety of functional, sculptural, and creative turned wood pieces created using the lathe and hand-held tools, often combining new techniques and materials to demonstrate the range of forms which can be achieved on a rotating axis. Turned Wood entries were juried by Fleur Bresler, a collector of turned wood who is a Commissioner for the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.

Reception: January 20, 2018 from 2 - 4pm 

 

Long Legged Journey    The Day After 4

 

LEFT: Diane Miller Wolman - Long Legged Journey        RIGHT: Judy Kirpich - The Day After #4

 

 


Venue Info:
Black Rock Center for the Arts
12901 Town Commons Drive
Germantown, Maryland 20874
301-528-2260