The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

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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