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Edna J. Patterson-Petty’s “Intimacy: New Fiber Sculptures” Exhibit at David & Jacqueline Charak Gallery, Crafts Alliance

Today and tomorrow on Riehlife, I'm honored to feature one of the fine artists (very fine) I've encountered here in St. Louis. Edna J. Patterson-Petty has a show opening this week, so we'll start there. Tomorrow you'll get a closer and broader look at a warm woman just filled with wisdom for the village of any century.

“Caught in the Web of Your Love” by Edna Patterson-Petty

Edna J. Patterson-Petty is one amazing artist as you can see in this image "Caught in the Web of Your Love." She shows us new work in her solo exhibition titled "Intimacy: New Fiber Sculptures" from September 14 through October 28 at the David & Jacqueline Charak Gallery, 6640 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130, 314-725-1177. If you are in the area, attend the free Opening Reception on Friday, Sept 14, 6-8 p.m.

Patterson-Petty describes her exhibit as "... a collection of my sporadic thoughts, ideas, feelings and imagery... The art and designs represent past, present and future thoughts of my life..."

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About the Craft Alliance Exhibition Gallery

The Craft Alliance Exhibition Gallery features the one-of-a-kind work of contemporary craft artists in 6-8 themed exhibitions per year. Professional curators are selected to identify themes relevant to contemporary craft, and create exhibitions including artists whose work demonstrates the highest quality, most powerful pieces being made today.

Each exhibition consists of 12-20 artists, both emerging and established in their careers. Gallery talks by the curators are held at our openings for the general public. Whenever possible, studio workshops accompany the exhibitions. The Exhibition Gallery welcomes over 30,000 visitors per year, including student groups of all ages.

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  1. Wow! "Caught in the Web of Your Love" captures such a feeling of passion. I'd love to see the piece in person. The wonderful thing about fabric art are the textures under the hand. Even the eye can feel them.

  2. This is very interesting art! I won't be able to make the event, but I hope to see more from this artist on your blog.

    Yvonne Perry
    Author of RIGHT TO RECOVER Winning the Political and Religious Wars over Stem Cell Research in America.
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