An exhibit of Sculptural Knit and Crochet
May 17–August 7, 2011
At the SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF QUILTS & TEXTILES
SAN JOSE, CA
Museum curator Deborah Corsini says, “Primary Structures, our second major exhibition of art knitting and crochet, examines the creative versatility of these simple techniques and its metamorphosis into a powerful and significant art.” With work ranging from the architectural to graphic abstractions, from pioneers and established artists as well as contemporary emerging artists, the upcoming exhibit scheduled for continues to showcase the emergence of sculptural art knitting as a 21st century medium of imaginative and cutting edge artistic innovation.
Inhale by Helen Pynor
Curator Deborah Corsini and guest co-curator and artist Adrienne Sloane have drawn work from a vastly different group of visual artists working in the medium which includes the work of:
Mary Walker Phillips
Yvette Kaiser Smith
The exhibition runs from May 17– August 7, 2011. An opening reception is scheduled for Sunday, May 22 from 2–4 pm with a curator’s talk, Knitting Unfettered by Adrienne Sloane on Sunday from 1–2 pm.
A hands-on workshop, “Knitting with Wire Master Class” with co-curator and artist Adrienne Sloane will be offered in conjunction with the exhibition on Saturday, May 21,
Workshop reservations and information at www.sjquiltmuseum.org/calendar or call 408.971.0323 x14.