4 Culture’s SITE SPECIFIC Network is really pulling no punches this summer with surprising and innovative temporary public art. Look at Celeste Cooning’s lovely installation….
Mater Matrix Mother and Medium is once again on the move this summer, as part of 4Culture’s SITE SPECIFIC network, this time to Issaquah Washington. The Issaquah Arts Commission has invited myself and artist Paul Margolis to be artists in-residence at the beautiful park at the historic 19th-century Pickering Barn, as we reinvision MMMM from August 17th – 26th, right adjacent to one of the widest and most pristine sections of Issaquah Creek.
In support of this ever-changing artwork, the Arts Commission will host me at three community crochet events throughout this summer at various locations around Issaquah. Please come to the first Community Crochet event on July 2nd during ArtWalk Issaquah, from 5-9pm, at the old Lewis Hardware in Historic Downtown Issaquah, the future site of the artEAST Art Center.
This free crochet workshop is for anyone and everyone to join in the continued creation of this large 225-foot community project. All skill levels welcome, especially beginners, I’ve even taught four year olds to crochet! All materials provided. Drop in or stay for a while.
Each time this giant fiber river is installed, the installation is reinvigorated — new pieces are added, old ones transformed, with the river taking on the shape of the landscape it is contained within, just as water does. Please join in!
Sponsored by the Issaquah Arts Commission and 4 Culture SITE SPECIFIC. Special thanks to artEAST.
DATE: July 2nd, 2010
LOCATION: Lewis Hardware (artEAST’s future Art Center)
95 Front Street North
Issaquah, Washington 98027
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