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Kristen Cliffel: Domestic Endeavors; Feats and Service
Domestic Endeavors; Feats and Service showcases Kristen Cliffel’s Domestic Operations Merit Badges at Akron Soul Train from August 2nd – September 9th.
Sponsored by Thomas and Anita Gedelian of Sikich
Domestic Endeavors; Feats and Service showcases Kristen Cliffel’s Domestic Operations Merit Badges. Made from mixed media including plywood, ceramic, paint, and gold leaf, the intricate merit badges toy with both the myth and reality of domesticity, and the humor and sacrifice that comes with parenting, partnering, and adulting.
– Kristen Cliffel
Kristen Cliffel is a ceramic sculptor living and working in Cleveland, Ohio. Her studio practice is centered around themes of domesticity and relationships that connect people over time. Cliffel graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1990 with a BFA in Ceramics. Kristen Cliffel has completed Residencies at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada, and the Kohler Company in Wisconsin. In 2016, Cliffel was awarded the prestigious Cleveland Arts Prize for mid-career artist in visual arts.
191 King James Way, Akron, OH 44308
Parking is available on the street or in the connected Summit County Parking Garage. Akron Soul Train Gallery is located in the Ohio Building.