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“Future Tense 2019”

  • Edwardsville Art Center 6165 Center Grove Road Edwardsville, IL 62025 (map)
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Edwardsville Art Center hosts Surface Design Association’s “Future Tense 2019” exhibition on view September 6-October 11, 2019.
Free opening reception Friday, September 6, 6-8 p.m.
Free lecture October 5, 2 p.m. in Edwardsville High School Auditorium: “Figuring it Out: Truths of Being Successful” with panelists artists Rena Wood, Jennifer Reis, Catherine Reinhart; moderated by Andrea Vail.
This special SDA exhibit celebrates the creative work of student artists, designers, and makers working with or inspired by fiber or textile materials or techniques. The exhibit offers a glimpse into the future of contemporary fibers by presenting the very best work being made by students in the field today. Featuring artists Michelle Chan (Overland Park, KS), Lizbeth de la Luna (Des Moines, IA), Amelia Greteman (Kansas City, MO), Rebecca Hahn (Milwaukee, WI), Anita Hawkins (Salt Lake City, UT), Rachel Hefferan (Fennville, MI), Hyunsoo Kim (New York, NY) Lueking Knabe (Kansas City, MO), Liz Koerner (Little Rock, AR), Hannah Morrison (Kansas City, MO), Erin LaRocque (Chicago, IL), Nina Littrell (Kansas City, MO), Kate Mamone (Mayfield Heights, OH), Patricia Martin (San Luis Obispo, CA), Harper Newell (Kansas City, MO), Elizabeth Overtoom (Mesa, AZ), Kathy Pallie (San Rafael, CA), Allison Sheldon (Lawrence, KS), Meagan Smith (Kent, OH), Penelope Stopper (Kansas City, MO), Sandy Zhang (Greenville, SC).
"Future Tense 2019” was juried by Tamryn McDermott, artist and Campus Arts Associate for the Campus Arts Initiative at Penn State University. Tamryn also manages the traveling exhibit, “Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America,” a collaboration between the National Basketry Organization and the University of Missouri; and Kim Eichler-Messmer, Associate Professor in Fiber at the Kansas City Art Institute where she has taught surface design, quilting, and natural dye since 2008.
This exhibit is free & open to the public W-F 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.