"This body of work explores line as a symbol, highlighting the idea of drawing within the grid of weaving and referencing the sculptural and conceptual departure of the vessel. The texture, color, and subtleties of shape and imagery is driven by the idea of sacred spaces gone unnoticed in everyday place. The quarter sized spot above the stove where the paint has peeled off revealing the wallpaper underneath, the chip in the old dresser, the crack in the sidewalk and the bracelet with a missing bead. They are meant to celebrate the beautiful, quiet and often missed moments in day-to-day life."
CALL FOR SUBMISSION // DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 27TH (due to late announcement)Seeking writings, thoughts, essays, poems, lyrics, word collage or text based expressions to be compiled and published into a book alongside woven imagery. This project is part of a written thesis and woven body of work produced by artist Rachel Snack (founder of weaver house!), and will be shown in an exhibition in Philadelphia alongside two other textile artists in May. The goal of this publication is to celebrate the topics listed below, making them tangible, spoken, preserved.
Themes include weaving, vessel, line, place, body, language, memory, sacred space, personal value, stillness and the grid.
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*ALSO* Rachel has launched a Kickstarter of Jacquard woven textiles in support of women empowerment and love. Check out GIRL POWER Textiles!