Interwoven Stories Interwoven Stories Participants
October 1 - February 3
View a selection of 20 pages from Interwoven Stories, a community stitching project created by 2016 Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. More than 200 3-hole fabric pages, stitched with memories, places, and people, were created by Interwoven Stories participants, speaking to the generosity, diversity, spirit, commitment and creativity of this community.
Interwoven Stories Update: Pages from The University of Puget Sound and the Arts Council of Princeton collections currently on exhibit: The Municipal Hall of Princeton, Arts Council of Princeton, The Zen Hospice Project (San Francisco), and Bogota, Colombia (Dec.) with Build Peace 2017. Opening May 12, 2018, the Arts Council of Princeton’s Taplin Gallery, pages from all collections on exhibit for one month. The Nantucket Atheneum and Artists Association of Nantucket will exhibit the entire collection and their completed pages from 2018 at the Nantucket Arts Festival, October 2018. During the past year, the pages have been exhibited at The Slide Room Gallery (Victoria, BC), The University of Puget Sound, The Nantucket Atheneum, The Mariboe Gallery (The Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ), and shared with many people around the country.
View more Interwoven Stories pages on permanent exhibition at Princeton Municipal Hall, 400 Witherspoon Street, Princeton.
Traces of Time
Change is constant. The process of growing older is a fact. These images contain traces of a lifetime’s memories. They have to do with the passing of time, moments and people that are gone, love, sexuality, family, beauty, decay, fragility, longevity, vulnerability, sickness, health, the pandemic and death. This project started when I fractured my pelvis, was immobile, and could only get around with a walker. Friends sent bouquets and with severely limited motion, I began to photograph them on my kitchen table, …
Overcoming: Reflections on Struggle, Resilience, and Triumph
Several days before his assassination, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaimed that “We Shall Overcome”, in a refrain motivated by the hymn of the same name and the generations of Americans who fought (and will continue to fight) for justice and freedom for people of color. In “Overcoming,” artist, activist and writer, Rhinold Ponder, inspired by Dr. King, employs his mixed media paintings to provoke reflection of the resilience of Black people in a continuing struggle for recognition of their humanity and demand …