Catherine Whall Smith . . . Keep the OLD . . but add the NEW.

So when I was in college at the University of New Hampshire I signed up for a photography course to add credits to my Art Minor.  A trip to Boston, MA in the 1960’s allowed me to take many pictures including a man on a park bench – he was just “sitting and waiting”.  Recently I found that old photograph and now it spoke to me. My new work uses photo images of my paper Figure/Ground studies shown on the left in fabric – so the old park bench and the new figure/ground studies found their way into this piece now “perking” and almost complete on my design wall.  It’s title “Waiting for What!”

So what are you waiting for: your stimulus check; your tax return; the daffodils and Spring-like weather; gun reform.  Do you keep waiting or take action?     

Stay Safe . . . Smith Stitch Studio

#1 – UP-DATE: “80@80” -The Art Works of Phyllis Small at the Windsor Art Center has been extended another week.  https://www.windsorartcenter.org/80-80/

#2 – UP-DATE: “Inches of Stitches” – Gallery 53 Textile Show. May 8th – May 28th. RECEIVING: Friday, April 30, 12 – 3 / Saturday, May 1, 10 – 2. OPENING:  Saturday, May 8, 12 – 2. PICKUP: Friday, May 28, 12 – 3 / Saturday, May 29. https://www.gallery53.org/textileshow2021.html .   

#3 – UP-DATE: Art Center East 2021 – Vernon CT. Annual Artist Member Show. Thurs, April 29th – Sat. May 15th. Gallery Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 1:00–5:00pm. “Hey . . . Hay!” (14Hx11Wx1.5D), and “Where Did I Put That Hay Round?” (14Hx11Wx1.5D) by CWSmith are included in this show.  SEE the SHOW and vote for your favorite three pieces from three different artists for the People’s Choice Awards. https://artscentereast.org/artist-members-exhibit/ .

#4 – UP-DATE – Sister in Cloth Quilting Art Show – ends May 8th. at the Guilford Art Center. Open Wednesday – Friday, 12:00-4:00pm and Saturdays 10:00 am-4:00pm. Free and open to the community. Mask wearing and social distancing is required upon entry.  https://www.facebook.com/SistersinClothQuiltingArts/

 

About Catherine Whall Smith

Fiber Artist working with contemporary textiles.
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