Exhibit, September 3 - December 11, 2019
Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma
All Stitched Up recognizes and celebrates the work of book artists’ where stitching has become an integral part of the visual design. As stated in the call for this exhibition: To stitch is to join together, to mend, or fasten as with stitches – to sew. To stitch is to bring together fabric, paper, wounds of the body, or cultural divides. Stitching can be an act of healing, hope, practicality, creativity, and revolution.
The books in this exhibition addresses these ideas and more. Included is work of artists from Ohio, Colorado, Minnesota, Texas, California, Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, Virginia, Utah, New jersey, Iowa, Michigan, New York as well as Canada, Great Britain, Netherlands, Mexico and Germany. We recognize the many artists in this exhibit and thank them for their support of this unique exhibition.
--Catherine Alice Michaelis, Jane A. Carlin, and Diana Weymar