Then around 9 pm I received an email message from our night manager, Andy Seidel, regarding a guest who was in Nathaniel's and was asking for me because he wanted to give me something. Andy did his due diligence, and then emailed me with the following information:
Opening reception: Friday, March 1, 5-7 p.m.
"Down to Sleep"
Curated by Joetta Maue
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Participating artists: Bren Ahearn, Caroline Kirton, Hagar Vardimon, Jenne Giles, Jen Pettus, Jody Oesterreicher, Julia Elsas, Karri A Dieken, Karri Dieken, Kristin La Flamme, Laura Bisagna, Laura Mongiovi, Marissa Fisher, Marissa Lehner, Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne, Maureen E Patrick, Micha Michelle Melancon, Michelle Urbanek, Paula Chung, Rebecca Fricke, Sabina Hahn, Sherry Aliberti, Eunkyung Lee, Susan Lenz, Susan Moss, Tamar Stone, Tom Whitton.
The bed is a powerful locale in our daily life - with most of us beginning and ending our day here. We experience our most intimate moments of vulnerability, love, passion, sadness, and weakness here, most of us begin and end our life in this place that is piled with soft sheets and pillows. As a metaphor we can experience all the most significant emotions of human life in this one simple place of our daily life. This exhibit is work that explores this liminal space with contemporary fiber practices.
Here is a link to more information about his book: The History of the Snowman
Phew! This is a lot of information for one of my blog posts, which are generally pretty brief and usually filled with more photos than anything. But there is so much information worth sharing that I felt like I really needed to write more.
I hope you enjoy knowing all of this. And as always, I hope to see you here.