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Knotted Works with Whitney Oldenburg
February 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us to create knotted works of art with Whitney Oldenburg, MFTA’s Fall 2019 Artist-in-Residence. Oldenburg’s solo exhibition Loose Ends examines the desire to keep things tightly bound when they can so easily be unraveled. Many of the show’s artwork incorporates knots, strings, ropes, and tangles. In this class led by Oldenburg, we invite you to take a guided tour of Loose Ends and create works of your very own.
About Whitney Oldenburg
Whitney Oldenburg was born in Jacksonville, FL, and she currently resides in New York City. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and graduated with her Masters from the Rhode Island School of Design. Oldenburg was the recipient of Cornell University’s Charles Baskerville Scholarship, the Maharam Steam Fellowship, the Toby Devan Lewis Award, and the Virginia Commonwealth University Fountainhead Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited in New York City, Chicago, Richmond, Houston, Miami, and Ottowa Oldenburg’s work was also selected to be in the A.I.R Biennial in 2016. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2017 and Michelle Grabner’s residency at the Atlantic Center of Arts in 2019. She was most recently the Fall 2019 Artist-in-Residence at Materials for the Arts in Long Island City.