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Interwoven

Updated Interwoven FlyerIt’s been a while since this show took place, but I finally have time to write about it! Interwoven was a show curated by my ambitious friend and peer, Pia Cruzalegui, and it included the work of many (class of 2016) SAIC Low Residency MFA students. Our second six-week summer together began on June 13th and the perfect way to kick it off was with this show opening.

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The show took place at Throop Studios in Chicago and was designed as a pop-up show, which means it was only up for one night. A lot of work went into making that one night a success. Pia was able to find support from literally across the world in order to properly promote and organize this show. There were lots of emails and phone calls back and forth. Back in Virginia, I was responsible for creating a Facebook event page and making posts on our Facebook page every day about all the artists who would be a part of the show.

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From left to right: Kelly Long, Mohamad Kanaan, Janice Marin
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June 13th was a hectic day since I flew in that afternoon. I spent a few hours getting partially settled in and before I knew it, it was time to head over to Throop. The space looked beautiful (a team of awesome fellow students had set up the night before) and the reunion was emotional since most of us hadn’t seen each other since last summer.

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From left to right: cathy pach, eleanor neal, jennifer chadwick, amy malcolm
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The turnout for the show included faculty, new students, family members, and other visitors. There were many conversations about events from the past year and the directions our work had taken. It was great to see new work from my cohort. Everyone was exhausted, but the show was a success. At the end of the night, it was time to deinstall the show and prepare for the next six weeks of craziness.

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I couldn’t include all the photos from the show, so please check out our Facebook page for more:

INTERWOVEN on FACEBOOK

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Interwoven (My First Chicago Show!)

I have exciting news! I will begin my second Chicago residency in less than a month and things will be hectic from day one. A large portion of the low-residency MFA students at SAIC have put together a collaborative pop up show, which will take place on Saturday June 13th in downtown Chicago. I am so excited to be a part of it!

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CLICK TO VISIT OUR PAGE AND/OR RSVP TO OUR EVENT! 

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