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Common Threads

Common Threads

01/08/2021 - 12:00pm
January 8th, 2021 to January 30th, 2021
Exhibition Description

This exhibition features Midwest artists who use fiber conceptually. Works within the show focus on ideas such as place, body, society, and psychology.

Images Left to Right, Top to Bottom:

"Ore Knots" by Abbey Blake, photographic transfer on muslin, welded steel, fiber fill, 2020

"Dwelling" by Kacey Slone, old rug, 2020

"Cut Like a Man, Not a Girl" by Jake R. Miller, tin shears, zip ties, ferric nitrate, 2020

"Another Time, Once More" by April Wright, shredded clothing found inside of a punching bag, cotton thread, wire, wood dowell, metal curtain hooks, 2020

"Time Intensity Method" by Sophia Ruppert, altered duvet cover, 2019

"Tattered and Torn" by April Wright, shredded clothing found inside of a punching bag, cotton thread, worn bedsheets, bathroom curtain, wood, 2020

"Clothes Iron Study One" by Madison Hager, found fabric, pins, 2019

"Pillows From My Bed" by Sophia Ruppert, pillows, sweat, 2018

"Tool Repurposed for Spiritual Use: Seduction" by Sophia Ruppert, trap, wool

"To and Fro" by April Wright, shredded clothing from inside of a punching bag, metal clothes drying rack, cotton string, worn bedsheets, wire, adhesive, 2020

"That's Not How You Wind Up A Cord Son" by Jake R. Miller, WD-40, camp duct tape, zip ties, found extension cords, 2020

"Portia" by Abbi Loree Ruppert, steel, lace embellished tights, pillow, 2020

"Love Me, Hurt Me" by Abbi Loree Ruppert, steel, nylon, 2020

"CobWeb 6" by Heidi Zenisek, found fencing, used bailing netwrap, 2020

"Sunk" by Abigail Rose Hedley, felted wool, 2019

"Collapse" by Abigail Rose Hedley, felted wool, 2018

"Irreconcilable, Shirts 1-5" by Madison Hager, mens dress shirts, clothes hangers, coat hooks, 2019

"Miners Lake I" by Abbey Blake, cotton weaving, red iron oxide, plaster, 2020

Mixed Media
Fiber / Textiles

Upcoming Exhibits

Veronica Watkins
6/3/22 to 6/25/22
Carol Acquilano
Cynthia Back
Claire Bowman
Art Brown
Christa Carleton
Bernhard Cociancig
Ben Darling
Brian Kreydatus
Alexandra Motiu
Claudio Orso
Andy Owen
Agata Perzynska
Endi Poskovic
Alyssa Ringler
Catherine Rozmarynowycz
Aric Russom
Una Scott
Adrian Tio
Christa Carleton
Claire Bowman
Claudio Orso
Cynthia Back
Danielle Dewees
David Johnson
Donald VanAuken
Donna Brown
Gillian Dickinson
Gino Castellanos
Holly Berry
Ian Huebert
James Ehlers
Jim Monson
Johanna Mueller
Josh Winkler
Katrina Dienno
6/3/22 to 8/5/22
Print / Paper
Amanda Durig
7/1/22 to 7/29/22
Multiple Mediums
Julia Leggent
8/5/22 to 8/26/22
Anthony Park Kascak
9/2/22 to 9/24/22
Multiple Mediums

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