Fiber Art


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“Even thread [has] a speech,” now on view at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, examines how contemporary artists have broadened the groundbreaking experiments of fiber artist Lenore Tawney (1907–2007). Read more

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Lenore Tawney (1907–2007) was an influential figure in the postwar fiber arts movement. Her life's work will be the subject of a four-exhibition series titles Mirror of the Universe at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheyboygan, Wis. Read more

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People fill their personal worlds with objects — adornments, furnishings, garments, images and tools. Which objects will be passed along and valued in the future? Read more

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The Lynden Sculpture Garden recently opened what theydefine as “the first in a series of occasional exhibitions” under the overalltheme of  “Women, Science and Nature .” At the April 7 opening this month, a fiber artist introducedthe se.. Read more

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How do elementary school childrenincorporate art into their daily schedule? Arts @ Large places artists such as Andrea Skyberg in school residencies at Milwaukee schools across the city.Over the last year, Skyberg collaborated with Cooper, Fairv.. Read more

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Integrating artists working in fiber artand an age old craft tradition comprise a current exhibition titled “Throw:Great Lengths of Innovation in Modern Quilting.” The University of WisconsinUnion Art Gallery presents seven artists wh.. Read more

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Stitched drawings and paintings take the place of more traditional works of paper, pencil, oil paint and watercolor in two exhibitions at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. The museum holds a dual opening March 28 for “Uncommon Threads... Read more

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The pop-punk trio The Jetty Boys pay tribute to their hometown on their new album, Sheboygan, which they released last month on Pittsburgh’s Rally Records. It’s another easygoing collection of tuneful punk in the spirit of The Ramones a,Tod... Read more

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