toricosta (toricosta) wrote in davis_square,

Looking for items to include in a yarn art installation

The Knit Art House in Crochetville

The Nave Gallery Annex
April 13 - May 5, 2013
Curated by Tori Costa

The Annex, the Nave Gallery's new special project space in Davis Square,Somerville, is seeking knitted and crocheted items for an apartment-style installation. Additionally, yarn-based visual artists working in all 2-D and 3-D media  are invited to submit work to display on the walls of the Knit Art House in Crochetville.

Open houses: March 6 and March 12 from 6:00 to 8:00: 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA. Stop by, meet the curator, see the space, and sign up for a project. There will be wine.

The following list is meant to inspire, and is not exhaustive! If you would like to make/yarnstorm any of these items, please contact Tori Costa at asap.

Hallway: coat rack, clock   

Pantry/Kitchen: dish soap, dish cloth, dish rack, spoons, dishes, knives, glasses, forks, mugs, plates, coffee pot, canned goods, food, wine glasses, canister set, bottles of wine   

Dining room: Table, food, chairs, place settings, place mats, bowls

Living Room/TV room:
vases, games, flowers, knitting basket, plants or yarnstormed pots,
lamps, Futon (have--can send dimensions and photos to yarnstorm part or
all of it), side tables, people, bookshelf, pets, books on knitting,
chairs , aquarium, childrens toys, coffee table, toy chest, coasters,
fireplace acoutrements (have a yarnstormed log), blankets, blanket
holder (have--can send dimensions and photos to yarnstorm part or all of it), rugs, wall art

Bedroom: bed, blankets, pillows, knitted/crocheted clothing, end tables, book cases

Squares of any style, size or color are also welcome.  We will use them to yarnstorm furniture.

For more inspiration, check out:

All submissions are due by April 6, 2013.  Drop-off information will be forwarded.

Tags: art, crafts
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