Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Kate Kretz visiting Antioch College and Talk

Do you LOVE textile art, or art that packs a punch, or talks of the human condition, then check out the work of Kate Kretz


"Kate Kretz creates a poetic space in which tenderness and fear can confront one another. It is an absolute dedication to the threat of uncertainty through handiwork, and achieves the consistency of an art that protects life itself."- Adriana Herrera, EL NUEVO HERALD Kate Kretz embroiders pillowcases with eyelashes and human hair...

Kate's range of mediums, and ability to express and ignite conversation with her work  has created at times controversy and deserved international attention. 

Kate Kretz will be in residency at Antioch College April 14-16, 2016 as part of the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College's contemporary fibers exhibition, THREADS BARED, featuring works by Kretz, Denise Burge and Jacob Lynn.
Kate will present an ARTIST TALK in the gallery THURSDAY, APRIL 14th, 7 PM discussing her wide range of work and themes around feminism, activism, motherhood, ageism and present on her provocative activist paintings which have received widespread international press and acclaim.
On SATURDAY, APRIL 16th, 1-5 PM, Kate will lead a 4-hour workshop sharing insider secrets to her publicity and self-promotion for artists. Workshop is $40/person and you won't want to miss it! (Fee is waived for Antioch students, staff and faculty)

Email jwenker(at)antiochcollege.org to reserve your spot!

All Fiber-Based Work

Included hair embroideries, Psychological Clothing, Art World Truths, and assorted all-fiber as well and fiber and paint-based work.

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