The Northampton Arts Council is an organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

CLICK presents: Phenomenal Women | Paper Works by Marguerite Belkin



WHAT:PHENOMENAL WOMEN | PAPER WORKS BY MARGUERITE BELKIN
WHERE: CLICK WORKSPACE, 9 1/2 MARKET STREET, NORTHAMPTON, MA
WHEN: Opening Reception: Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, 6-8pm | Live jazz piano by Rob Fontana

Phenomenal Women is a celebration of seven talented, tough and tenacious women whose contributions have inspired millions. All the pieces produced for this show, including the mannequins, are wholly or in part made of paper-tissue, grocery bags, heavy-duty watercolor paper, Kraft paper, and paper maché. The paper is first painted, then stitched or glued in place.

Featuring art inspired by: Maya Angelou, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Zaha Hadid, Billie Holiday, Frida Kahlo, Maria Scheider, and Maria Tallchief

ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Marguerite Belkin’s work has been shown and sold at many venues, including the Fuller Craft Museum, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, Click Workspace, and Forbes Library.

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