Yard Art

Each of the members of the New Image Artists was tasked to create works which interpret the intentionally broad theme of Yard Art. The most obvious way a fiber artist might look at “yard” would be yard goods and yard sticks. Yet these contemporary artists took the challenge to interpret the theme in creative ways that stretch the imagination of both the artists and the viewers. Some deliberately chose to embrace the opportunity by interpreting gardens and greenery and appreciation of nature, both abstract and realistic. Others took perhaps a wider look at the challenge and chose to define “yard” as a measurement, a destination, and back yard, and even prison yards.

Statement by Trudi Van Dyke, Curator

This is a selection of the works in the Yard Art show. There is a catalog of all 35 pieces in the show in addition to the curator’s statement, the New Image resume, and contact information for each artists. The price of the catalog is $20 plus shipping. Visit the catalog page for more information.

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B.J. Adams

Mary Beth Bellah

Jeanne Benson

Sara Brown

Candace Edgerley

Lesly-Claire Greenberg

Catherine Kleeman

Verena Levine

Dominie Nash

Sue Pierce

Ginny Smith

Sandra Woock

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