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Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism. political inequalities and injustices. The time spent on these works shows the dedication to creating pieces that evoke emotion and promote discussion. By sharing ideas expressed through the work of their hands, these artists and crafters aim to make you think, explore and take note. MODA’s Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism exhibition will explore this movement.Find out more »
Color Improvisations 2 is an exhibition of contemporary quilts curated by Nancy Crow, one of North America’s most celebrated and inﬂuential quiltmakers and teachers. The exhibition includes 25 spectacular large-format quilts by 25 artists from Canada, Germany, Scotland, Switzerland and the United States – including a piece by Nancy Crow.Find out more »
Oklahoma Contemporary will host a solo exhibition of fiber installations by Chiyoko Myose, a Japanese artist who has been living in Wichita, Kan., for the past 20 years. With her works, Chiyoko expresses her experiences of living in a foreign country. She considers herself as a sojourner, a person who stays in one place temporarily, like a traveler. The works explore cultural, social, philosophical and spiritual themes. Four installation pieces will have a common theme of “relationship,” from relationships between…Find out more »
Whether it is about passing a thread or filament through a material to join pieces together, or used in the act of mending or repair, or added to an object or material for embellishment and decoration, the stitch has long been an essential and fundamental element of textile and fiber arts practice. Three artists, each with extensive experience in using the stitch in the act of art making, come together at Textile Center this summer to share their work through…Find out more »
Textile and handmade paper artwork by Youngmin Lee, Miran Kim Lee, Steph Rue, and Mirka Knaster, reflecting the creative interweaving of different aesthetic and spiritual philosophies, practices, and traditions. Reception :Thursday, July 19, 7-9 pm Image: Steph Rue, “You Are Here” (bojagi made with handmade Asian papers)Find out more »
Reception and Ann Johnston’s slide show September 14, 2018 An opportunity to see most of the collection in one place; many of them will be visible both sides. NNM is the region’s premier cultural and historical center for preservation, research, and education, providing comprehensive archives and collections, diverse history and art exhibits, and research facilities.Find out more »
One in four adults lives with some form of mental illness, yet this common affliction often remains hidden behind a wall of secrecy and isolation. Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art breaks down societal stigmas and offers an opportunity to encounter and understand mental health through the lens of contemporary craft. The exhibition explores the impact that mental illness is having on society, and the role the arts can play to both encourage positive self-expression and guide effective mental health…Find out more »