Gallery Opening: Empty Dresses
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Gallery Opening: Empty Dresses

05/25/2018
Community Gallery

PAULA STREETER

May 25 - June 30, 2018

COMMUNITY GALLERY

Living in the moment and maximizing opportunities that present themselves are my inspiration. Empty Dresses are a result of a confluence of events. After the he death of a friend’s mother leaving her with the burden of “doing something” with the finely crafted
dresses of her youth, “Works of art really,” as her mother would say, I received the gift of her history in smocking, embroidery and tatting. After completing several drawings in silverpoint, dresses of significance in various peoples lives began to enter my life with the expectation that they be recorded in another media. It has been a process of sharing introspections on the lives past of friends, relatives, known and not and myself.

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