DePaul Art Museum > Exhibitions > Needle Art: A Postmodern Sewing Circle
Susan Hyde, Beach Hearts, 1998. Mixed media. Courtesy of the artist.
Indigo Sam, Untitled, Gingham Series, 1998. Gingham and mixed media. Courtesy of the artist.
Deborah Valoma, Tears, 2002. River rock and cotton string. Courtesy of the artist.
Installation view at the DePaul University Art Gallery
Forty-four contemporary artists shatter every assumption about the domestic craft of needlework. Gingham and organdy, bicycle tires, Styrofoam, baseballs, thorns, pearls, and false eyelashes are recombined into surprising and beautiful objects that reflect personal histories and challenge notions about art and gender.