IndiGO: Community Natural Dye Garden in the Wake of a Global Pandemic

In 2018 Praxis Fiber Workshop leased two parcels from the City Land Bank and turned abandoned soil in North Collinwood into a quarter acre of thriving indigo and marigold plants. In 2019 we doubled the scale and added a second location in South Collinwood, adjacent to the administrative offices of Hospice and CMSD Hannah Gibbons School. The goals: Grow 400 […]

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Conjunctions: Petra Soesemann at Praxis

The subtle patterns and collage-like layers of Petra Soesemann’s textile-based works are like core samples, skimmed or extracted from a not-quite-physical dimension found near the frontiers of memory and human understanding. At the same time, they read as desirable, touchable, and the tension between these qualities lends them a lapidary oscillation – like precious stones seen in a shallow lake. […]

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Where Clothing Meets Art Meets Life

The gallery at Praxis Fiber Workshop is pleased to present Dark Frontier, a new, collaborative collection by Krista Tomorowitz. In December 2015, just six months after Praxis opened its doors, Tomorowitz debuted a conceptual, collaborative collection of clothing in an exhibition titled Rust Never Sleeps. Thirteen artists were invited to paint on rusted fabric before Tomorowitz designed and constructed thirteen […]

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Fiber Is a Force to be Reckoned With; A Cross-Continental Exhibit at Praxis Fiber Workshop

As artists and makers we feel the energy multiplying in our region as more and more creative projects and collaborations are born. As Cleveland evolves from within, so does its pull from and towards other art communities nationwide. Cleveland is geographically positioned as an ideal epicenter, a place where artists from all over can easily meet, exchange, grow and share. […]

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