Dawn Erickson: Travels into Textiles
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About the Event
Dawn Erickson gathers visual inspiration to create works of art from her extensive travels around the world. Her work is deeply influenced by her adventures in foreign cultures. She will share pieces she has created that are her interpretations of what she has discovered while visiting shrines and temples, participating in festivals and ceremonies, walking in an abaya through the largest mosque in the world, and being happily lost in remote villages.
Dawn, an Honors Graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, is an independent artist/designer. Her textile designs have been exhibited extensively throughout the world and are in the permanent collections of the Kyoto Textile Museum in Japan, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design in New York, and The Art Institute of Chicago as well as numerous private and corporate collections. Her considerable foreign travel experiences (including Asia, Eastern Europe, India, Russia, Turkey, the Middle East, and former Soviet countries) are evident in her work. Alongside her fine art Dawn designs for the home textile industry. She is joining us from her studio in Red Wing. dawnzeroerickson.com