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Colorful Histories & Woven Landscapes Open House
October 11-October 31
Woonwinkel hosts three local textile artists united by themes of culture, memory, and family in a diversity of styles.
Woonwinkel is hosting a special textile installation called Colorful Histories & Woven Landscapes through the month of October. This installation celebrates three textile artists united by themes of culture, memory, and family—Dianee Da’lama, Audrey Ducas, and Alli Stocco.
Dianee Da’lama is a quilt and textile artist using color and graphic storytelling to reimagine her experiences living and creating as a Cuban-American woman. Glimpses of magical beings, brave heroes, and psychedelic scenery are all animated through her artistry.
Audrey Ducas is a classically trained French-American fiber artist having studied in the tapestry capital of France. In her ambition to honor the traditions of her predecessors, Audrey creates delicate, detailed, pastel woven textile landscapes that explore both her own ancestry and the history of the medium.
Alli Stocco is the creator of the semi-annual zine Of Things Real and Imagined—a lush, colorful, and richly executed publication that Woonwinkel is hosting a special textile installation called Colorful Histories & Woven Landscapes through the month of October. This installation celebrates three textile artists united by themes of culture, memory, and family—Dianee Da’lama, Audrey Ducas, and Alli Stocco.
Meet the artists at our Colorful Histories & Woven Landscapes open house party on October 11th from 6-8pm. Or come see the installation anytime during our open hours from October 1st to the 31st.
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