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Teresa Paschke & Olivia Valentine

Author: Heather Sauer | Image: Heather Sauer

Work by art and visual culture professor Teresa Paschke and associate professor Olivia Valentine will be part of the Contemporary Fiber Art: Work by Members of the Iowa Surface Design Association Nov. 1–Dec. 3 at the Clear Lake Arts Center.

The exhibition showcases a range of approaches by 13 Iowa SDA members, including Ange Altenhofen (Chariton), Astrid Hilger Bennett (Iowa City), Jenna Bonistalli (Iowa City and Los Angeles), Jocelyn Châteauvert (Mt. Vernon), Tibi Chelcea (Ames), Jan Friedman (Iowa City), Abigail Livengood (Des Moines), Paschke (Ames), ISU College of Design alumna Catherine Reinhart (Ames), Lindi Roe (Panora), Valentine (Des Moines), Joan Webster-Vore (Hudson) and Deborah Zeitler (Iowa City). The group includes independent artists and educators. Sculptural and wall-hung pieces incorporate stitching, embroidery, printing, weaving, natural dyes, handmade paper, mixed media and collage. The works reflect themes based on contemporary ideas and the natural world.