Jane Whitten, “Wreaking Havoc” Opening Mar 22 & Julie Wagner “Respire” in the Craft LAIR

New in the Craft LAIR: Julie Wagner’s interactive ceramic installation Respire

Wreaking Havoc

Mary E. Black Gallery
Mar 23 – May 13, 2018

Opening: Thursday March 22, 6pm
Storm date for opening: March 23

Upcycled Random Weave Basket Workshop
Saturday, April 7, 10am-4pm. Storm date: April 21.
$80, register by phone at 902-492-2522 by April 3

Earth Day Artist Talk
Sunday, April 22, 1-2pm. Followed by:

Sea Star Swell: Crocheted Plastic Bag Workshop
Sunday, April 22, 2-4:30pm. Storm date: April 29. FREE. Basic crochet required

Award-winning basketmaker and knitter Jane Whitten returns to Nova Scotia from Australia with a thought-provoking collection of new works inspired by the effects of climate change on the marine landscape.

New in the Craft LAIR: Respire – Julie Wagner

Opening Thursday March 22 at 6pm, emerging artist Julie Wagner is showing an interactive ceramic installation entitled “Respire” in the Craft LAIR next to the Mary E. Black Gallery from March 23 – May 13, 2018. Julie will be available Sundays, 11am – 3pm for open studio visits. This work was generously supported by Arts Nova Scotia.

Jane Whitten, Kelp, knitted recycled garbage bags, approx. 14x240x8cm each, 2017. Photo: Hillary Dionne. Constellation (detail), crocheted plastic bags, telephone wire, 210x92x8cm, 2017. Photo: Jane Whitten.
Julie Wagner, Respire, (detail), ceramic, glaze, wood, netting, dimensions variable, 2018. Images courtesy of the artist.

For more information or interviews contact:
Becky Welter-Nolan, Administrative Coordinator
Mary E. Black Gallery

Closing Mar 18:
Living Furniture

Kristina Vermeulen


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