Mallory Donen Gallery Exhibit

02mar10:00 am5:00 pmMallory Donen Gallery Exhibit Event Organized ByArt Reach of Mid MichiganArt Reach of Mid Michigan, 111 E. Broadway St.Event Type Arts & Crafts,Community,Downtown Events

Event Details

rt Reach will host Mallory Donen’s exhibit “Womanmade: Crafting Architecture and the Mundane” from February 14-March 18, 2023 in The Morey Family Gallery at Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway in downtown Mt. Pleasant. All exhibits are free and open to the public.

Womanmade: Crafting Architecture and the Mundane

Gender bias within fine art diminishes the value of women’s labour. Feminine craft practices such as knitting, crochet, embroidery and other needlework are disregarded for their artistic value. And although I self-identify as a textile or fiber artist, others often label me as a craft artist. It can be difficult to be taken seriously in the field of fine art when there is an association with craft that has a lesser value than other traditionally masculine art mediums, such as painting and sculpture. I challenge expectations of traditional craft by experimenting with new media. I combine cross-stitching, knitting, and digital art/photography to push the boundaries and expectations of craft as a fine art medium. My exhibition, Womanmade: Crafting Architecture and the Mundane, uses feminine craft processes such as cross-stitching and crochet, as well as photography, & digital collage to represent the masculine and manmade. Photographs of architecture and other mundane industrial imagery are translated into handmade representations. The exhibition includes framed cross-stitch works, photographs and giclee fine art prints.

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Time

March 2, 2023 10:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00)

Location

Art Reach of Mid Michigan

111 E. Broadway St.

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Art Reach of Mid Michigan

https://www.artreachcenter.org/youth Contact: Jeffrey Silvernail Email: jsilvernail@artreachcenter.org

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