Elizabeth Busch

Maine Fiberarts presents “Current and Coming: Elizabeth Busch Art Quilts" 
Dates: June 15–August 15, 2018. SHOW EXTENDED UNTIL August 31, 2018!!!
Reception: Sunday, July 22, 2-5 p.m. 
Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 11-4; Saturday, from 11-2

Writes Elizabeth Busch: "Having been an artist all my life and an 'art quilter' since 1983, I've come to realize that my art work is all about process. Whether I am airbrushing, spreading Textile Paint on canvas taped to my table top, hand quilting or weaving painted acetate strips through plastic netting for one of my large kinetic sculptures, I am responding to that voice within that tells me today it's time to make art.

 

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Member's Show: Fiber Collective

FIBER COLLECTIVE: Work by 24 Maine Artists. Art quilts, handmade paper, hooked wall art, collage, needlework tapestry, felted work, artists’ books, mosaics, braided work, netting, paper quilts, doll, mixed media, woven tapestry, weavings.

On View: September 12 - November 3, 2018
Gallery hours: Wednesday-Friday, 11-4; Saturday, 11-2
Open House: Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. as part of Maine Craft Weekend

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hooked rug from Hooked on Spring exhibit

Hooked on Spring, 2019, our show of 35 contemporary hooked rugs. On view April 1-June 15, 2019. Beautiful original work including depictions of Maine landscapes, reflections, cityscapes, cafés with diners, abstract themes, the natural world, and Maine's working world. Inspiring work!

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during the gallery show

It's Political. An Exhibition of Political Work, July 3–August 31, 2019. Work by 12 Maine artists representing all points of view. Tea bag quilts, artists’ books, recycled sculptural plastic, paper maché, coiled basketry, woven tapestries, hooked Ruth Bader Ginsberg pillows, crocheted tea cups, mixed media embroidery, paper collage, and more.

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work by Kuhn

Conversations: Paintings and Textiles 
On View: September 11–November 2, 2019.

Allegra Kuhn:  “art and design, fiber and handwork, have always had a presence in my life. I’ve experimented with most fiber processes, but tend to be drawn to those that may not be as ‘current’ or fashionable. My interest in traditional rug hooking or hooking with wool grew out of a part time job in the industry.

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