Adorn Yourself 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
'Tis Art Center and Gallery
105 S. Cortez St
Prescott, AZ 86303
In the Mezzanine Gallery: "Adorn Yourself 2017" wearable art creations by Barb Wills, Joan Knight and Laurie Fagen October 15 - November 14
Barb Wills is an award-winning artist who exhibits internationally and incorporates ancient Japanese techniques into wearables and accessories. She will exhibit silk scarves, new ice and snow dyed scarves as well as Nature dyed scarves using materials from the Prescott area. Her wearables are from her original designs using designer fabrics not found anywhere in the Prescott area.
With and eye for fashion, Joan Knight creates one of a kind ArtWear. Her up-cycled sweater coats and vest with matching scarves are all uniquely different. She also designs her own patterns creating vests, jackets, blouses and scarves. Each one of a kind garment is embellished with her hand dyed silks. Nine of her garments have been published in Altered Couture magazine. She holds a bachelors degree in Art as well as a teaching credential. Come see this years new and original creations.
Laurie Fagen of Fagen Designs creates and teaches polymer clay and fine silver metal clay jewelry, and is certified as a Level 1 instructor in Art Clay. In addition to designing and creating one-of-a-kind pendants, earrings, rings and other wearable art jewelry, she also incorporates her love of polymer clay into her art quilt fiber work, by custom designing beads and other surface design embellishments. Her work has been in collections, galleries and shops including in Arizona, Illinois, Nevada, North Carolina and Iowa, and welcomes commissions that are highly personalized in nature to the recipient.