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Ancient and Living Traditions in Weaving

September 06, 2019

Katherine Shark's work and a culminating exhibition project have focused on the Virginia West Fiber Art Study Collection, materials donated by West who was a nationally prominent weaver and one of the original faculty in MICA's "Crafts" department in the 1970s-80s. Katherine reached out to Julie Geschwind, faculty of the World Textiles History course, who kindly loaned textile examples from her teaching collection that correlate with West's research files.

The exhibit runs from Monday, September 16 through October 15, with an opening reception on Sept 16 from 3-5 p.m. The exhibit will be in cases on the upper and lower levels of MICA's Decker Library.