May 2011: Fiberart International Opening

May 2011: Fiberart International Opening

images from fiberart international opening

More than 1,500 visitors were on hand for the May 1 opening of Fiberart International, a juried exhibition featuring traditional and non-traditional work by artists from five continents.

Top row: The exhibition was worth the wait. Second row, from left: MAG curator Marlene Hamann-Whitman chatted with Massachusetts artist Elizabeth Whyte Schulze, whose work Along Came Betty was in the show, and her husband. Canadian artist Andrea Graham posed in front of her work Liberatio Captivus. The Sim Redmond Band performed in the Ballroom. Bottom row, from left: Other performers included Lacey and Zach Lee in the Pavilion and Concentus Women’s Chorus in the Fountain Court. In front of MAG, Rebecca Kraai, Lourdes Douglas and Miriam Lebowitz of the Gallery’s membership department greeted new arrivals. Photos by Larry Merrill.