Artist Reception | Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 | 2:00 PM | $FREE
Please join us on Saturday, March 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. for a reception to meet artists Nancy McNamara, Dominie Nash, and Hillary Steel and to view “Domestic Pursuits” a three-person exhibit featuring hand-pulled prints and stitched and woven textile works in the Kay Gallery. The three artists will deliver brief Artist Remarks at 2:30 pm. FREE
Exhibit Description: Exploring the objects and emotions often linked to the daily lives of women, artists Nancy McNamara, Dominie Nash, and Hillary Steel celebrate domestic pursuits in both subject and technique used to create hand-pulled prints and stitched and woven textile works. The three artists have worked in the studio side-by-side for many years. McNamara uses collograph, solar plate, and other printmaking techniques to experiment with images of women’s garments as she explores feminine stereotypes in society. Nash creates fiber collages by layering hand-dyed and printed fabrics in quilted compositions featuring humble still life objects which express the importance of domestic activities. Steel weaves thread into cloth then transforms the woven surface by resist dyeing, printing, cutting and reassembling her textile works into abstract visual narratives embodying the labor of her process.
Artist Talk & Gallery Tour
Saturday, April 8 |2:00 – 3:00 pm | FREE
Exhibition on View:
Domestic Pursuits: Nancy McNamara, Dominie Nash, Hillary Steel
March 18 – April | Kay Gallery | FREE
Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm*
*Galleries also open evening and Sunday hours when performances are offered.
Image: Dominie Nash, detail of “Stills From A Life 52,” fabric collage, 54 x 34 inches.