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The art of the stitch

To honor, to restore, to rejuvenate.

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These are the goals of dress designer and textile artist Carla Bellisio. Through form, pattern and stitch, textile becomes narrative.  She delves into her craft to explore personal history, that of her own family as well as that of strangers... Continue Reading →

The Storied Stitch: Megan Canning

Megan Canning is an artist featured in “The Storied Stitch” a show of embroidered narratives at the Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, March 31 through April 19. She will be giving a talk at the Closing Reception, Sunday April 19 at... Continue Reading →

The Storied Stitch: Katrina Majkut

Katrina Majkut is an artist featured in “The Storied Stitch” a show of embroidered narratives at the Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, March 31 through April 19. She will be giving a talk at the Opening Reception, Wednesday, April 8 at... Continue Reading →

The Storied Stitch: Orly Cogan

Orly Cogan is an artist featured in “The Storied Stitch” a show of embroidered narratives at the Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, March 31 through April 19. “The tableaux I create are inspired by relationships. They evolve from the personal mythologies... Continue Reading →

The Storied Stitch: Michelle Kingdom

Michelle Kingdom is an artist featured in “The Storied Stitch” a show of embroidered narratives at the Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, March 31 through April 19. “Beauty parallels melancholy, as conventional stitches acquiesce to the fragile and expressive.” Like waking... Continue Reading →

The Storied Stitch: Tamar Stone

Tamar Stone is an artist featured in “The Storied Stitch” a show of embroidered narratives at the Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, March 31 through April 19. She will be giving a talk at the Closing Reception, Sunday April 19 at... Continue Reading →

The Storied Stitch

Embroidered Narratives by Megan Canning Orly Cogan Michelle Kingdom Katrina Majkut Tamar Stone curated by Carla Bellisio March 31st through April 19th at the Azarian McCullough Art Gallery Needlework has a rich history in America. From early native Americans to... Continue Reading →

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Carla holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, where she received the Bess Kimberly Award for achievement in costume design.  She earned a Certificate of Technical Hand Embroidery from the Royal School of Needlework in England, and… Continue Reading →

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