Opening Reception for “Fiber Fusion” at Studios of Cocoa Beach
Fiber is a a thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed. That’s a broad category and the Studios of Cocoa Beach, 165 Minuteman Causeway in downtown Cocoa Beach, has invited artists to showcase works representing the world of fibers. On Friday September 27, 2019 from 6 to 9pm there will be a reception celebrating the “Fiber Fusion” exhibit and announcing awards.
”Fiber Fusion” includes felted flax, hand sewn and machine quilting, embroidery, pin weaving, baskets, sculpture, hand crafted dolls and more. Participating artists are
Ellen Lindner, Gabriele DiTota, Marilyn Seibring, Nancy Binding, Marlyn Foell, Mary Dyer, KC Grapes, Kestrel Michaud, Doris Hulse, Micheal Moffet, Ann Welly Revels,
The show will by judged by Keidra Daniels Navaroli. She is the assistant director and curator of the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne where she oversees daily operations. Founded in 2009, the Ruth Funk Center is one of few textile museums in the nation and specializes in traditional garments, hand-made textiles from Asia, Africa, and Central America, as well as historical American and European costumes, and contemporary fiber art.
The evening includes wine and food bites. This festive evening event is an opportunity to talk to the exhibit artists and also meet many of the Studio resident artists who present paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture and more
The exhibit will be on display daily from September 25 through November 17. at the Studios of Cocoa Beach. This non-profit, co-op gallery presents the work of 30 local artists and offers workshops and classes for adults and children in a variety of techniques. The Studio is open Monday 10:30am-3:30 pm, Wednesday through Saturday 10:30 am-8pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. For more information on the exhibits, artists, and the workshop schedule, call 321-613-3480 or visit the website: www.studiosofcocoabeach.org