A Beautiful Mess: Weavers & Knotters of the Vanguard

February 24, 2022 to April 10, 2022

Closing reception:  Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 4-6 pm

The exhibition features work by 10 women artists, all of whom use knotting or weaving as their primary technique. Using rope, yarn, clay, and wire, these makers knot and twist their media into sculptures that range from minimalistic order, to joyful pandemonium, thereby upending traditional perceptions about the art of weaving, knotting, and macramé. Featured artists are Windy Chien, Kirsten Hassenfeld, Dana Hemenway, Kira Dominguez Hultgren, dani lopez, Hannah Perrine Mode, Liz Robb, Meghan Shimek, Katrina Sánchez Standfield, and Jacqueline Surdell.

A Beautiful Mess: Weavers & Knotters of the Vanguard was organized by the Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA, and will be traveling nationally through 2024.