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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Jenine Shereos: Im/material: Cloth in Collaboration with Nature

WHAT: Jenine Shereos: Im/material: Cloth in Collaboration with Nature
WHERE: Hamden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
WHEN: February 26- March 27, 2017
Reception for the Artist: Sunday, February 26, 2-4 pm






Im/material features a comprehensive collection of both sculptures and photo documentation of installations Jenine Shereos has created over the past several years. Using textile techniques such as knitting, weaving, and embroidery, Shereos explores a dialog with the natural world in which threads interact with the landscape or the architecture surrounding it.






Jenine Shereos is a sculptor and installation artist specializing in fiber and textile processes. Her work has been exhibited widely both nationally and internationally and has also been featured in the Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, Frame Magazine, Make Magazine, Texteil Plus Magazine, Artscope Magazine and Mary Schoeser’s recent publication; Textiles: The Art of Mankind. Shereos is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship in Crafts, and the Fellowship for Textile Arts at The Hambidge Center in Rabun Gap, Georgia. She is currently the Fibers Artist in Residence at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Tennessee. For more information, please visit http://www.jenineshereos.com.






Hampden Gallery, 131 Southwest Circle, Amherst, MA 01003


Phone: 413.545.2511 | Web: https://fac.umass.edu






Gallery Hours:


Tuesday through Friday: 1 PM to 6 PM, Sunday 2 PM – 5 PM


Closed for Spring break: 3/12-3/20











Jenine Shereos, Oak Leaf (Auburn), human hair, 2013

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