Thursday, June 22, 2017

Opening Tomorrow, June 23 / 5:30 - 10:00pm / 'Stitched II' / Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia

    Stitched: Part II
    June 23rd – July 22, 2017
    Jose Romussi
    Friday, June 23rd
    5:30 - 10:00pm 
    Friday, June 23rd
    5:30 - 10:00pm 
    Stitched is an exhibition focusing on artwork that makes use of embroidery and stitching techniques. The group show is in two parts, the first part opened Friday, March 24th and the second opens Friday, June 23rd.
    Embroidery, stitching, and other fibers techniques that fall under the category of "craft" have sometimes been viewed as separate or lesser than "fine art" in the arts community as a whole. This is in large part because these techniques and skills are historically associated with women and "domestic tasks", overlooking the intense skill and creativity required to create the artwork. It has been exciting seeing opinions drastically shift about craft —a category many of our artists fall under at the gallery year-round — in recent years. We are thrilled to be highlighting this specific medium and the artists behind it, both female-identifying and not, at Paradigm.
    Stitched: Part II will feature works by:
    Sarah K. Benning
    Sam Gibson
    Katherine Heisler
    Kelly Kozma
    Terézia Krnáčová
    Pam Lethbridge
    Emma Mattson
    Rebecca Reeves
    Louise Riley
    Jose Romussi
    Ginger Rudolph
    Ashley Catharine Smith
    A. W. Sommers
    Corey Stein
    Jess De Wahls
    Irem Yazıcı
    Leading up to and throughout the exhibitions, HAHA Magazine will be featuring each artist, and more about their processes and thoughts behind their work. Artist names above will become clickable one by one as the interviews are published.
    We are thrilled for you all to dive into our biggest feature yet on a specific medium with us!
    Sarah K. Benning Adipocere Allison Sommers, A. W. Sommers, Paradigm Gallery Ashley Catharine Smith, Paradigm Gallery
    Preview photos: Sarah K. Benning, Adipocere, A. W. Sommers, Ashley Catharine Smith
    Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
    And 7 days a week by appointment / (267)266-0073
    Please contact if you would like to receive the digital collector preview for this exhibition.
    Instagram: @ParadigmGS
    Twitter: @ParadigmGS


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