Monday, September 17, 2012

Featured Lecture - The Photographic Stitch


Using her sewing machine to create detailed photo-realistic imagery, Carol Shinn pushes the limits of what thread can do.

 Join us as Carol presents a lecture on her unusual development as an artist and her ground breaking technique. 

 Thursday September 20 7:30 pm 
NET LOFT GRANVILLE ISLAND 

 Kate Bonansinga has said of Carol Shinn's work, "Seen from afar, these works have the graphic boldness of representational painting characterized by strong contrasts paired with pleasing complements in color and form. Close inspection reveals the tactility of a surface created by a wash of cotton thread and tiny stitches that compose subtle variations in hue and also serve to convey intimate details. Her intention is to find beauty in the forms and surfaces of the physical world and convey this to the viewer."


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