Final Friday, October 31st will feature work from Pam Kravitz and Lindsey Whittle, as well as work from the AICAD New York Studio Program. Stop by for some fun with some great artwork!
“Velcro Vortex,” an interactive gallery installation that combines fashion design, collaboration, and public performance by fashion designer, performance artist, and visual artist, Lindsey M. Whittle. Whittle employs play, change, transformation, and interactivity to inspire her audience to become active participants in her public installations. “Velcro Vortex” will highlight the artist’s playful spirit and will welcome others into an exhibition space that sets the stage for collaborative, interactive, whimsical creation. The nature of Velcro®, a revolutionary fabric fastener, will provide numerous possibilities in interacting with the elements of the installation. Gallery visitors will transform fabric, fashion accessories, themselves, and each other while creating works that will evolve throughout the run the exhibition.
Lindsey M. Whittle holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and she completed her Master of Design in Fashion, Body, and Garment at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014. She studied Fashion Design for three years at the University of Cincinnati and taught English as a Second Language in Gifu, Japan at Ogaki Sakura High School, a school of fashion design. For more information about Lindsey M. Whittle, please visit the artist’s website: http://www.sparklezilla.com and visit http://vimeo.com/100593684, which features Whittle’s recent collaborative work using Velcro®.