Fiber and Material Studies: News and Events
The Art Institute of Chicago, Price Auditorium, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
Wednesday October 3, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Liz Collins is an artist and designer, recognized internationally for her use of machine knitting to create ground breaking clothing, textiles, performances, and installations. She is a USA Target Fellow in Crafts and Traditional Arts (2006), and a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Her work was included in the celebrated exhibition Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting at the Museum of Arts and Design, Evolution/Revolution at the RISD Museum of Art, and Dance/Draw at the ICA Boston. The Dance/Draw show, now at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, features KNITTING NATION Phase 9.
This public lecture is made possible by the William Bronson and Grayce Slovet Mitchell Lectureship in Fiber and Material Studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Free with museum admission.