“Threads of Joy” Exhibition examines the human condition through glass and fiber
“Threads of Joy” opens Tuesday, June 13 at the Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, 5445 E Cheryl Parkway in Fitchburg, WI. Exhibiting artists will speak at a symposium at 3:30 pm followed by a 4:30 -6:30 pm reception with musical entertainment by Joel Adams Quartet. The event is free and open to the public. “Threads of Joy” runs through September 8 and is open to the public Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Promega Biopharmaceutical Technology Center.
Glass and fiber will take center stage at the opening of the Promega Summer Art Showcase June 13 at the Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center in Fitchburg, WI. “Threads of Joy” explores a vast range of human experiences and emotions through works by artists Jim Smoote II, Steve Feren and Jarka Sobiskova.
The exhibit features embroidery, wool felting, quilting, cast glass sculptures and fused glasswork to examine the manner through which artists harness their creativity to convey cultures and customs, struggles and joys, and other facets of daily life. The unique combination of materials, as well as the colors and design employed, are intended to inspire empathy and dialog, as well as conversations addressing complex issues connected to survival, interpersonal relationships, family traditions, social change and connection. Visitors will discover a broad perspective of how art flows through human experience.