Craft in America’s Study Center continues to bring together some of the best indie crafters in the world, offering them a chance to showcase what makes their use of the traditional crafting techniques so extraordinary. Consuelo Jimenez Underwood and the rest of the artists behind the new exhibit: Looming Election, Woven Works, are no exception. The passion and skill evident in Jimenez Underwood’s work is evident; her pieces move beyond what is “craft” or “art” or “social commentary”, creating a space where the three are one. If you can make it, the exhibit, which also features the amazing talents of Cameron Taylor-Brown, Tanya Aguiñiga, Michael Rohde, and Connie Lippert. It runs through September 1, 2012 at the Study Center in LA. If you can’t make it though, read more about the artists here, and spend some time looking at the powerful images.
By Rosie Bromberg