Sonja Dahl "Colonial Glory" (detail) 2016

Blog Post Tag: lady art

“Bits and Bobbins: Tricia Royal” by Rachel Henry

May 31, 2017 9:00 am

Gone are the days of the quilt being relegated to a merely serviceable textile for the home. Chicago’s Lillstreet Art Center will host two exhibition openings featuring examples of the modern quilt starting Friday, May 26. The first, The Postmodern Quilt, will showcase quilting artists whose work “fits neatly inside the paradigm of Postmodern Art.” …

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Victoria Manganiello of Lady Art: NYC by Quinne Myers

March 8, 2017 9:00 am

Our final spotlight on Lady Art Writers and Artists comes from New York-based Quinne Myers writing about dyer, weaver, and spinner Victoria Manganiello. It is so wonderful to be able to do a series of features on some amazing makers across the country, all approaching textiles with different backgrounds, techniques, concepts, and intentions. Textile artist Victoria Manganiello weaves hand-dyed …

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Mariel Harari: An Artist Exploring the Boundaries of Chaos and Structure by Rachel Henry

March 1, 2017 9:00 am

Mariel Harari’s work is an arresting combination of playful colors and common materials that elicit pieces both foreign and engaging. Originally from Brooklyn, Harari recently completed a 5-week residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence, in Nebraska before settling in Chicago in late 2016. She’s a member of LADY …

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Krystal Ramirez of Lady Art: Nevada by Leslie Ventura

February 15, 2017 9:00 am

Exploring the depth of language and thought has always been at the forefront of Las Vegas-based artist Krystal Ramirez’ work. In her most recent exhibit, I Want to See, Ramirez’ recurring themes of rigorous process, pattern, and repetition continue her dialog on thought and experience. As a secondary thread, Ramirez’ monochromatic palette works to distinguish …

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Spotlight: Lady Art NYC with Olivia Jane

February 1, 2017 9:00 am

Founded by Olivia Jane in 2014, Lady Art is an intersectional feminist group for creatives. With over 1,000 members in NYC, Nevada, and Chicago, each chapter uses online platforms to share art projects, articles, and coordinate events and meet-ups. Lady Art acts as a safe space—encompassing all ethnicities, genders, and creative endeavors. Today we’re spotlighting …

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