July 01, 2011

SDA Student Member Show

A juried exhibition featuring work by student members of SDA, Currents included original work that is constructed, printed, sculpted, dyed or embellished using any textile technique. Participants are undergraduate and graduate students who were enrolled in an art or design program during the 2010-2011 academic year. This show was held in the Paul Whitney Larson Gallery on the University of Minneapolis, St. Paul campus.

And Still Not Be Sure
fabric and thread
Madelin Boldt
Baylor University, Waco Texas

Nami S. Adams
University of North Texas, Denton Texas
yes, those are words! I loved the 3D of this piece. It is black and lime green, so very striking. It won Second Place.

acetate and oil crayon
Kristy Sullins
Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville Tennessee

Shibori Shawl
cotton and rayon
Amanda Ross
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City Missouri

My Sovereign, Oh Woman, My Maiden
found item (women's jeans from migrant attempting to cross US border)
Ann Morton
Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona

I am sorry I did not get a close up of this piece, especially as it won First Place in this show. But I do have another one of Ann's pieces.

Losing Our Shirt
found item (foot worker's shirt)
Ann Morton
Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona

Great Grandmother's Letters
mixed media
Elise Porcher
University of Minnesota, Morris Minnesota
this one won the Award of Excellence. Lace work done in free machine embroidery.

Twisted Felt
industrial felt
Skye Livingston
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City Missouri

Sunset Series
100% cotton double weave
Mary Kircher
North Carolina State University, Raleigh North Carolina

It was a lovely exhibit and showed a great variety of work being done by up and comings!

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