Jessica Pinsky’s Dissection, Solo Exhibition at HEDGE Gallery

HEDGE Gallery is thrilled to open a solo exhibition of Jessica Pinsky’s most recent textile-based work, which will be designed to fill the entire perimeter of the gallery through the 2018 holiday season. Pinsky has created approximately 120 small-scale weavings, approximately 12″ x 12″ each, in rich hues of blush, orange, red and purple, which reference colors in the human […]

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Artist/Artist: Jessica Pinsky interviews Christi Birchfield & Christi Birchfield interviews Jessica Pinsky

Jessica Pinsky interviews Christi Birchfield Jessica Pinsky: You have a background in printmaking, and your undergraduate and graduate degrees are both in print. Christi Birchfield: Correct. JP: But drawing is such an important part of your process. CB: Printmaking has given me the formula for building a piece. Layers become important—thinking about not only a singular image, but how, visually, […]

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Weaving in a Digital Age

When walking into Praxis Fiber Workshop for the first time, visitors are struck by the presence of 24 large wooden structures. Many are familiar with weaving, but newcomers are captivated by the engineering of the loom and the strength and grace of the machine. “How does it work?” This question bursts with curiosity and also demonstrates the distance from our […]

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Searching for Equality: Jessica Pinsky at BAYarts

  “Weaving represents the inherent geometry of life and by stressing, cutting and manipulating this geometry, I constantly challenge and question this reality.” – Jessica Pinsky   As I looked at Jessica Pinsky’s stunning weavings in the Sullivan Family gallery at BAYArts, I kept thinking about Greek mythology.  Several stories from antiquity include weaving as a motif, but today I’m thinking about Philomela […]

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Rust Belt Insomniacs

“While there is a popular conception of the artist as solitary genius, in fact almost all art  is created in a collaborative process that involves a whole cultural context of teachers and colleagues and students–as well as the larger cultural community which has shaped the artist and to which the artist responds every day.” -William Busta   This excerpt is […]

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