June 12, 2024

Juried Fiber Exhibition Coming to New Hope Arts

FIBER ART: Works by Katie Truk will be featured in “Structures and Constructions in Fiber,” on view June 29 through August 18 at New Hope Arts in New Hope, Pa. An opening night celebration is on Saturday, June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.

New Hope Arts in New Hope, Pa., will host a juried art exhibition, “Structures and Constructions in Fiber,” June 29 through August 18.

Curated by Rita Romanova Gekht, the exhibit will feature the work of over 32 international and regional artists who have come together to present over 80 original works involving fiber. Artists include Marilyn Cowhill, Rita Romanova Gekht, Bojana Leznicki, Nelly Kouzmina, Susan Martin-Maffei, Michael Ross, Mary-Ann Sievert, and Katie Truk. For the complete list of participating artists, visit newhopearts.org.

“Structures and Constructions in Fiber” highlights a unique collection of fiber artworks showcasing diverse techniques, styles, and perspectives, reflecting the depth and breadth of contemporary fiber art. The exhibit includes works selected through an open call for artists and invitational pieces.

The public is invited to the opening night celebration on Saturday, June 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. New Hope Arts members have a special preview hour from 5 to 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The exhibit and the opening night event are free, though donations are appreciated.

New Hope Arts has also announced a Community Engagement Series featuring six interactive lectures and workshops by participating artists to complement the exhibition. These lectures will provide insights into the creative processes, special techniques, materials, and inspirations behind the exhibited works. They will offer a deeper understanding and appreciation of the art and the artists themselves, followed by a Q&A session for the audience.

Find the full schedule, learn more about artist presentations, and purchase tickets at newhopearts.org. Tickets to the Community Engagement Series help further fund the nonprofit arts center’s mission while supporting contemporary artists.

The “Structures and Constructions in Fiber” exhibit is partially funded by a tourism grant from Visit Bucks County, which underscores the importance of cultural events in promoting regional tourism and community engagement.

New Hope Arts is at 2 Stockton Avenue in New Hope, Pa.