february, 2017

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February 3 (Friday) 10:00 am - April 23 (Sunday) 4:30 pm


Cornell Art Museum

51 N. Swinton Ave. Delray Beach, Florida 33444

Event Details

Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square presents a unique exhibition that will intrigue both art lovers and non-museum goers alike!

From street art to galleries, contemporary fiber art is recognized as a highly collectible visual art with its own identities. Fabricated delves deep into the world of artists who stitch, sew, cut, and glue textiles to create extraordinary art. The exhibition includes a variety of works, from exceptionally large scale pieces to surprisingly tiny pieces, from extremely detailed to the abstract.

Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.; suggested $5 donation


Thursday, February 2 – Opening Celebration — 7-9 pm; $10 admission for non-members/free admission for members. Light bites and refreshments will be available.

Thursday, March 9 – Art Talk with Amy Gross – Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Art Talk at 6 p.m. Wine and light bites; $15 admission (includes drink ticket).

First Friday Art Walks –  Art Walk is an open house hosted by the art galleries in downtown Delray Beach.  The Cornell Art Museum is open 6-9 p.m.  Admission is a suggested $5 donation.

  • February 3 – Natural Florida – Featuring original paintings from the Museum’s Permanent Collection by A.E. “Beanie” Backus and Highwayman, Alfred Hair as well as Highwaymen paintings on loan. Also featuring works, inspired by the Highwaymen, created by young artists in the Milagro Center’s after school program.
  • March 3 – Carin Wagner – This award-winning South Florida artist works predominately in oil on canvas, with a message of environmental protection at its core.
  • April 7 – FAU Graduate Students: “Longing” – Paintings, drawings, sculpture and installation art by 12 current MFA Candidates at Florida Atlantic University.


Natalie Baxter lives in Brooklyn, NY, originally from Kentucky. Uses sewing and quilting techniques to create soft sculptures. We’ll be showing her guns and flags. 

Jamie Leigh Griffiths lives in Boynton Beach, FL, originally from New Jersey. Works with yarn and crochet techniques to create tiny sculptures. She will be doing an outdoor installation that will stay up the duration of the exhibition. 

Amy Gross lives in Delray Beach, FL, originally from New York. Uses hand embroidery and beads to create meticulous sculptures that seem to reflect the natural world. 

Billy Kheel lives in Los Angeles, CA. Works with felt appliqué to create pieces with humor. 

Tasha Lewis lives in New Jersey. Creates faux taxidermy and sculptures of animals using dyed fabric. We are showing her installation piece “The Herd”, featuring deer running through the gallery (photo attached.)

Amanda McCavour lives in Toronto, Ontario. Works with thread and a process in which she uses a sewing machine to create thread drawings on fabric that dissolves in water. She will be installing a large piece titled “Neon Clouds” at the museum. 

Jen Pack lives in Silver City, New Mexico. Jen explores color theory with her stretched fabric on frame pieces. She will also be exhibiting thread work. 

Stephanie Patton lives in Lafayette, LA, originally from New Orleans. Works with mattress quilting to create abstract work as well as work using typography. we will show both. 

Gina Phillips lives in New Orleans, LA, originally from Kentucky. Creates figurative work from thread by painting a canvas or muslin and then finishing by appliquéing fabric and thread on top.

Janice Redman lives in Provincetown, MA. Originally from Huddersfield, England. Creates sculptural works by wrapping household items in muslin and plaster.

Beth Sher lives in Delray Beach, FL. Originally from Brooklyn, NY. Uses nails and yarn over paintings to comment on feminism.

Dawn Southworth lives in Boston, MA. She uses found objects in her work, and her techniques include sewing, wrapping, burning, embroidering. we will show an installation created with embroidery.

Stephen Wilson lives in Charlotte, NC. Originally from Hoboken, NJ. Creates contemporary quilts using high fashion fabrics and sculptural technique.

Meredith Woolnough lives in Newcastle, Australia. Works with embroidered thread to create delicate works.

Sati Zech lives in Berlin, Germany, originally from Karlsruhe, Germany. Creates tapestry pieces by painting and tearing canvas, then reassembling the canvas through stitching it back together.

Featured image: Spora Mutatus, Amy Gross


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