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Tactile: New Directions In Textile

Presented by Summit Artspace at Summit Artspace, Akron OH

Jan 15 2021
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Mar 27 2021
Tactile: New Directions In Textile

Artists guide the viewer from material to transcendent ideas of contemporary joy and nuanced exploration through weavings, sculptures, rugs, drawings and objects.

TACTILE, NEW DIRECTIONS IN TEXTILE | LIZZIE ESSI, NYKI FETTERMAN, MEGAN YOUNG

THREE G GALLERY | JANUARY 15 – MARCH 27, 2021

Tactile: New Directions in Textile features work inspired by the utilization of textile processes in the individual art practices of three Northeast Ohio artists. Lizzie Essi, Nyki Fetterman, and Megan Young employ techniques such as weaving, stitching, tufting, and punch-needle, while divulging from traditional textile media by including items like food packaging, discarded technology, works on paper, party favors, and glitter.

In the foreword of Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art, Jenelle Porter writes, “As boundaries between art and craft have blurred, artists have increasingly embraced these materials and methods.” While each artist investigates different textile processes, each process explored in Tactile: New Directions in Textile,  is repetitive and haptic in nature. Essi, Fetterman, and Young have their roots in media

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Free Admission

Contact: 330-376-8480

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Summit Artspace will open online & by appointment only until  February 6, 2021 when Summit Artspace will open to the public for limited Saturday hours from 12-4 pm.Safety protocols are in accordance with Summit County, State of Ohio and CDC guidelines. For updated information, check Summit Artspace’s website or call 330-376-8480.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Summit Artspace

140 East Market Street, 2nd Floor, Akron, OH 44308

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