Women's Journeys in Fiber - Masks: Disguise - Expose - Celebrate
|Gretchen Alexander||Sue Babbs||Cynthia Boudreau||Shelley Brucar|
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|Hyangsook Cho||Janette Gerber||Marcia Lee Hartnell||Cindy Heineman|
|Candace Hoffman||Alice Jenks||Dvorah Kaufman||Laurie Kosky|
|Mary Krebs Smyth||Pat Kroth||Cindy Kuo||Kay Lange|
|Cathy Mendola||Elizabeth Mini|
|Jeanne Reed||Virginia Reisner||Julie Rivera||Valerie Rodelli|
|Barbara Schneider||Sally Schoch||Carolyn Seng||Jan Sneesby Aaron|
|Marla Snyder||Linda Sorkin Eisenberg||Loraine Stillman||Gale Wessel|
A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance or entertainment. Masks have been used since antiquity for both ceremonial
and practical purposes. (source Wikipedia)
Other words used to describe a mask include: conceal, disguise, false face, pretense, veil, front, facade, concealment, cover up, camouflage.
Problem - Construct a mask using textile techniques. Your mask can be celebratory,
ceremonial, entertaining, theatrical, decorative, ethnic, or personal. It can represent a
culture, an animal, a celebrity, or a layer of self that you wish to expose.
Process & Development - Keep a sketchbook / journal, recording your creative process. Research, sketch, journal and photo document your work along the way. Each artist will write a statement describing your inspiration and process to be exhibited alongside your work.
November 6-9, 2014, Chicago Botanic Garden. Opening, Thursday, November 6, 6:30-9pm.
January 25, 2015 to March 1, 2015, Anderson Art Center. Opening, January 25, 2015, 1-4pm.
March 14-22, 2015, Chicago Flower & Garden Show.
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Last Updated November 6, 2014