September 19 – December 12, 2020
Through representation of the human form, Figuratively Speaking explores perspectives on social identity and displacement in the medium of art quilting. Featuring notable work by Alice Beasley, Hollis Chatelain, Carolyn Crump, Chawne Kimber, and others – this exhibition invites artists to give voice to critical conversations in contemporary artmaking and beyond.
Image: Alice Beasley, Floating Into the Heat of the Moon, 2019. Photo courtesy of the artist.
January 23 – May 8, 2021
Since 2012, Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends - an exhibition organized by the Atlanta-based Southeast Fiber Alliance - has showcased the talent of contemporary fiber art by college/university students in the Southeast. The Ruth Funk Center is pleased to present this juried exhibition and join the Southeast Fiber Alliance in celebrating the next generation of textile artists.
Image: Katie Rant, Eternal Collection. Photo courtesy of the Southeast Fiber Alliance.
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