Archives for August 2015

Kristy Bishop

Meet Kristy Bishop 701 CCA's Artist in Residence August 10 – November 9, 2015   I create fiber works composed of silk that are dyed in a range of colors extracted from plant sources. These range from plants that I have cultivated to ones that are gathered from roadsides or recently disturbed areas common to the suburban sprawl landscape. I spend many days cooking plants, dyeing fabric, and creating my palate. The dyed silk is treated like strokes of paint, woven or sewn into a larger gradient. confined to a greater geometric shape. Working in natural dyes forces me to be in direct contact and acknowledgement of my environment, something that is desperately needed in … [Read more...]

Biennial 2015 Artists

701 Center for Contemporary Art Presents: The 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2015 Part I Featuring: Kristy Bishop (Goose Creek), Eileen Blyth (Columbia), Michael Cassidy (Columbia), Colleen Critcher (Hartsville), Tonya Gregg (Hopkins), Tina Hirsig (Charleston), Donna Hurt (Charleston), Jason Kendall (Columbia), Shannon Lindsey (Columbia), Stephanie Shively (Columbia), Michelle Van Parys (Charleston), Katie Walker (Greenville), Paul Yanko (Greenville). Exhibition Period Sept. 11 – October 25, 2015 Artists’ Reception, Fri., Sept. 11, 7 – 9 pm. Reception Admission: members, free; non-members, $5 suggested donation 701 CCA 701 Whaley St., second floor Columbia, SC 29201 Part I … [Read more...]

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