Sallie Findlay: Spring Exhibitions in Wichita, Kansas and Blue HIll, Maine

Blue Hill Concert Association’s Featured Artist: Sallie Findlay

During the April 7, 2013 chamber music concert – the last in the series presented by the Blue Hill Concert Association – Sallie Findlay will open a show of fiber sculpture and wall pieces, as Featured Artist. The concert takes place at the Blue Hill Congregational Church, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill, ME, starting at 3 pm, with her work being seen during intermission and afterward, for several weeks. For info about the concert series visit: www.bluehillconcerts.org.

This exhibition will showcase figures from the Back & Forth & Back Again installation held this past October at Shakespeare School in Deer Isle, as well as several crow/raven figures, also wall pieces that include hand-dyed fabrics with stitching that tell the stories therein.

National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2013

Two of Sallie’s pieces were selected to be included in a national, juried show that takes place in Wichita, KS, during April and most of May. This exhibit appears at the Wichita Center for the Arts and was juried by Pauline Verbeek-Cowart, chair of the fiber program at the Kansas City Art Institute.

The two pieces that will be shown include Bird and Bound/Bond that are sculptural figures made with muslin bags used by scallop fishermen and dyed by her hands using Japanese natural dye called “kakishibu”, then formed using fine hand stitches and tied jute yarn.

Exhibition dates: April 5 – May 19, 2013

Gallery hours:

Tuesday-Sunday, 1-5 pm

Wichita Center for the Arts

9112 E. Central, Wichita, Kansas

www.wcfta.com

For more information please visit: www.SallieFindlay.com

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