Riotous Threads: Fiber Works from Gateway Arts
December 24, 2022 - June 25, 2023
This vibrant exhibition features works made with fiber by artists from Gateway Arts, an internationally acclaimed studio art center, gallery, and store that supports meaningful lives and careers in art for adults with disabilities. Located in Brookline, MA, Gateway Arts has nurtured the creative talents of artists with diverse diagnoses, strengths, and needs for nearly 50 years.
Riotous Threads features a range of fiber creations, from lush embroidery and colorful felt forms to found object sculptures and intricate weavings. Each object on view is a spirited celebration of the artist’s creative accomplishments and the transformative potential of the stitch. The exhibition also underscores the importance of organizations like Gateway Arts to the health and vitality of our communities. (Current Exhibitions Featured Image: Donna Esolen, Untitled, 2021, embroidery floss on printed fabric.)