January 12, 2014
Hershberger Art Gallery
Binding: Jan Dean and Elfa Jonsdottir Reception
Jan Dean is a South Bend native with 20 years vested in Chicago. A graduate of Cranbrook she has taught for 25 years, a recipient of 2 CAAP grants, 4 residencies and exhibited at The National Museum for Women in D.C., The State of IL Gallery in Chicago, ArtPrize Grand Rapids and many more. To see more of Jan's work please visit her website at http://jandean.com/artifacts.htm. Elfa Jónsdóttir originally studied textile in Iceland and later obtained a masters degree from RISD, was a visiting artist in the Art School at the U of M. While at Wooster Center for Crafts, Elfa ventured into ceramics, producing her installation ?Dwellings.? After moving back to the Midwest she has taken up textile again. She has had one-artist exhibitions and group exhibitions in several galleries in the Midwest and on the East Coast. To see more of Elfa's work please visit her website at http://byelfa.googlepages.com/ .
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