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Jeanette Carr



Artist’s Statement
In my persona as an artist I find endless interest in the exploration and experimentation with fiber. Since childhood I’ve been fascinated and charmed by fabric/fabric that is ever-present in our lives and history, as essential for ordinary clothing as it is for splendid, regal robes. Fabric provides me with unlimited creative possibilities to print, dye, and manipulate, and also the opportunity to challenge traditional concepts of strength, fragility, and the struggle for permanence in life.

I am linked to my past through the threads in my art. Throughout each exploration I seek and attempt to recognize the unexpected. 

Selected Exhibitions

2015  Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA, "EDGE on EDGE"
          MMOCA Novato, CA, National Juried Exhibition, "Autumn's Bounty"
2014  Assemblage Gallery, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA, Thinking Inside the Box:
          An Homage to Louise Nevelson     view exhibit

2013  Herbst Pavilion at the Presidio of San Francisco, fiber/Dimensions Intersections 6
          Community Congregational Church, Tiburon, CA, "fiber/Dimensions at the CCC"

2011  ACCI Gallery, Berkeley CA: EDGE, “Can Do”     view exhibit
           Blue Line Gallery, Roseville CA
           Bay Model, Sausalito CA.
           Falkirk Cultural Center San Rafael, CA: "Can Do"     view exhibit

2010  Officers’ Club, Presidio of S.F. "fiber/Dimensions Intersections V", Richard Elliot Juror

          Art Works Downtown, S.R. "Mosaics", Ted Cohen Juror
          Marin Society of Artists, juried show
2009  ArtFoundry & Gallery, Sacramento, CA The Soft Show
           Marin County, CA:Fine Arts and Crafts Fair, Best of Show award
           Falkirk Cultural Center San Rafael, CA:  fiber/Dimensions at Falkirk

2008   Presidio of San Francisco, Intersections IV
Arts Benicia , Edge, Benicia , CA    view exhibit
           ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA., Edge Art Group      view exhibit

2006   Presidio of San Francisco, Intersections III
  ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA, Remake/Remodel: Rebound.  Studies in Transformation   view exhibit

2005   Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA, Cornucopia              view exhibit
           Belvedere-Tiburon Library, Tiburon, CA, knowlEDGE  view exxhibit
           Juried show Napa Valley Mustard Festival

2004   Presidio of San Francisco Intersections II, fiber/Dimensions
           Falkirk Cultural Center Bags and Baggage, Edge                view exhibit

2003   Artisans Gallery The Art of Craft, juried show, Merit Award
2002   Presidio of San Francisco Intersections, fiber/Dimensions
2001   San Jose Museum of Quilts Wide Angle, fine focus
           Tiburon Library Solo show
2000   Marin Society of Artists Craft & Sculpture, juried show
1998   Marin County Fair Juried show, 1st place
1995   Marin Needle Arts Quilt Show 3rd place

Selected Collections

Marty Gordon, Belvedere, CA
Sydne Bortel, Tiburon, California
Marie Feldman, Belvedere, California
Leslie Hefter, Needham Mass
Sheila Tuffanelli, Kentfield, California
Lois Epstein, Tiburon California
Susan York, Mill Valley, California
Deborah Mendel, Jerusalem, Israel


Fiber Arts Design Book #7

Textile Arts Council, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
fiber/Dimensions group San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Edge Art Group
American Craft Council

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