Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Coming Right UP!!

Please tell your California friends:
There is still room in the workshop....
A hands-on workshop, Knitting with Wire Master Class with co-curator and artist Adrienne Sloane will be offered in conjunction with Primary Structures on Saturday, May 21, from 10-4:30pm.
Workshop reservations and information at or call 408.971.0323 x14.
Primary Structures
An exhibit of Sculptural Knit and Crochet
May 17–August 7, 2011
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.

                                                                                  A Sum of its Parts: 4 in 2 halves is equal to 1 
by Yvette Kaiser Smith

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:
Xenobia Bailey
Arline Fisch
Susie Freeman 
Lori Goldman
Sheila Klein
Tracey Krumm
Valerie Molnar
Mary Walker Phillips
Adrienne Sloane 
Yvette Kaiser Smith
Tatyana Yanishevsky

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.