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“Strings + Things” – Fiber Art Thrives in Olde City

“Strings + Things” – Fiber Art Thrives in Olde City

FiberPhiladelphia 2012 continues to thrive city-wide in local galleries, major institutions and art collectives, as the international fiber biennial continues its festival throughout the area. Strings + Things, currently at the 3rd Street Gallery in downtown Olde City, features significant pieces by fiber artists Melissa Maddonni Haims and Carol Wisker. Maddonni Haims’ Purge series showcases … Continue reading

Fiber Philadelphia 2012 – Not Your Everyday “Thread” – Part I

Fiber Philadelphia 2012 – Not Your Everyday “Thread” – Part I

FiberPhiladelphia 2012 brings the eighth such international biennial celebrating the textile and fiber arts to Philadelphia.  However, those attending the First Friday gallery openings in Olde City this past Friday night did not see the everyday mind’s eye image of cotton or wool-loomed rugs or fashionable clothing that one might expect. Starting at the Snyderman-Works … Continue reading