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Mandy Bernard, January 2017 Local Artist in Residence

Homer artist, Mandy Bernard is January 2017 Artist in Residence at Bunnell Street Arts Center. Mandy’s textile work illustrates elements of Alaska’s wild landscape that are repeated through pattern and silkscreen, reflecting a desire for permanence and continuity in the natural world. For the month of January, Mandy will create a large-scale pattern installation comprised of organic elements personally and communally collected from the field. This translation of two-dimensional design to a tactile installation will explore the intersection of the natural environment and a strong personal connection to place.

Schedule is tentative:

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 6-8pm Surface Pattern Design by Mandy Bernard: materials provided to help you create designs for textiles.

Saturday, Jan. 14 Pattern building from the Field– collect/identify objects that make good patterns.

Saturday, Jan. 21, Community Outreach– Join Mandy as she transforms the front exhibition area into a large-scale pattern installation, with your help.

Saturday, Jan. 28, Community Outreach and Artist Talk/Potluck – Installation continued. Artist talk and community potluck at 6pm.

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