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A Beautiful Mess: Weavers & Knotters of the Vanguard

A Beautiful Mess: Weavers & Knotters of the Vanguard

Edward E. and Jane B. Ford Gallery
Open December 10, 2022 through February 5, 2023

This diverse exhibition features an all-female roster of talented artists and includes approximately 18 artworks and installations. By utilizing non-traditional materials, personal memories & complex histories, the ten women artists in A Beautiful Mess strive to revolutionize a previously marginalized genre. A Beautiful Mess: Weavers & Knotters of the Vanguard was organized by Bedford Gallery at the Lesher enter for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA. Image Credit: Kirsten Hassenfeld, Millefleur, 2019, salvaged textiles with mixed media, 78 inches diameter.


2022 Exhibit Sponsors
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.