|WomanMade Gallery: 685 N. Milwaukee, Chicago|
Yes, my specialty is crochet, and yes I am the author of the Fine Art of Crochet: Innovative Works from Twenty Contemporary Artists. However, I love fiber in all of its forms and Art-To-Wear is no exception. The Art Wear movement established firm roots in the decade of the eighties with the publication of Julie Schafler Dale's incredible book, Art To Wear.
|Dana Balwin: Wild & Wooly Bride, lamblocks, embroidered, beaded, felted|
|Deborah Hirshfield: Triumverate of Maladies, silk, dye, wood, thread, wool roving|
|Deborah Hirschfield: Untitled|
|Melis Agabigum: When You Told Me to Go Along, I Should Have Asked How Far, coppper, powdercoat, waxed cotton|
|Suzanne Peterson: The Weight of Overindulgence, glass, nicket, video|
|Cydney Lewis: Blackberry Necklace, plastic bags|
|Dawna Davis: Elizabethan's Treasure, wire|
The above work is the closest they came to choosing a "crochet-like" piece! There was a tatted work, but I didn't photograph it.
|Dagmara Nogalska Costello: Lady G|
|Monica Guerra: Milagros Feet|
|Bonus: exquisite architecture & clear Chicago sky|
|Bonus 2: preserving Chicago architecture|