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“Knotted, Pieced & Wound” Continues at Fountain House Gallery through Wednesday, February 27

On view through Wednesday, February 27th at Fountain House Gallery is Knotted, Pieced & Wound, the gallery’s first exhibition devoted entirely to fiiber art. Curated by Sarah Margolis-Pineo, Knotted, Pieced & Wound, stretches the boundaries of fiber art, as it incorporates a wide range of media and techniques. Featured above is Straphanger’s Ball Gown– fashioned with brass findings, Metrocards, nylon tulle, bubble wrap, copper wire, chicken wire and nylon thread — by Lily Ng.  Several more images from the group exhibition follow:

Lucinda Fernandez, Blue Jack, Crocheted wool and cotton with acrylic, 2018

Multimedia Eastern European artist Ella Veres, Dandelions, Plastic trays, textiles, and acrylic, 2018

Multidisciplinary artist Boo Lynn Walsh, Relic, Canvas, acrylic, and wood, 2018

Multidisciplinary self-taught Southern artist Angela Rogers, Twisted Mermaid & Frida Tribute, Fiber, found objects, and wire, 2018    

Award-winning self-taught fiber artist Alyson Vega, Line Sampler, Grid Sampler, Circles Sampler, Mixed fiber, 2016

Located at 702 Ninth Avenue at 48th Street, Fountain House Gallery “provides an environment for artists living and working with mental illness to pursue their creative visions and to challenge the stigma that surrounds mental illness.”

Post by City-As-School intern Alyssa Torres

Photo credits: 1 & 4 Lois Stavsky; 2,3,5 & 6 Alyssa Torres