Hibernation at Wonder Fair

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  • Ongoing: until Sunday, November 20, 2011
  • Sunday: 12:00pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am
  • Where: Wonder Fair: Art Gallery, Shoppe and Studio, Lawrence
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: All ages

As the crisp chill of autumn creeps up the stairs of the Wonder Fair, we've begun to gird our loins for another long winter—Wonder Fair style. Preparations begin with Hibernation, an installation-based exhibition and D-I-Y idea kit designed to inspire winter-time productivity. Hibernation transforms the gallery into a cozy cabin, complete with custom-designed screen-printed armchairs, hand-printed brick fireplace, snuggly screen-printed firewood, and a charming menagerie of winter-ready stuffed animals. In their midst, Wonder Fair is thrilled to present a selection of hand-dyed quilts by Kansas City-based artist Kim Eichler-Messmer. In four stunning quilts, Eichler-Messmer translates Midwestern winter landscapes into beautiful, functional pieces of art. These works appear alongside screen-printed installations by Kelly John Clark, Christa Dalien, and members of the Wonder Fair Family; fiber-sculpted woodland creatures by Cat Rabbit; and prints by Jonathan Metzger, Dan McCarthy, and Ashley G. (Goldberg).

This event was posted Nov. 7, 2011 and last updated Sept. 16, 2014

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