Saturday, February 1st, 6-8pm - Artist Demo and Q&A Join us forFirst Saturday at Minnesota Street Project6-8 PM. Kira will be at the gallery for the first part of her demo, "Become the Loom", where she will be weaving with visitors who stop by and will be answering any weaving related questions.
Saturday, February 29th, 1-3pm - Artist Talk and Demo 1-2pm Artist Talk with Kira Dominguez Hultgren on her work inIntrusionsin the gallery 2-3 PM: "Become the Loom" Part II. Kira will host a participatory weaving demo for adults and kids on the Atrium Steps in the Minnesota Street Building
“Using two Punjabi phulkaris embroidered by a relative around 1925 as a starting point, Bay Area artist Kira Dominguez Hultgren traces themes of colonialism, contemporary exoticism and craft. Her woven work, large-scale and vibrant, incorporates a variety of textures and materials, including climbing rope, wool, Indian cotton and Chinese silk. If you can’t wait until March to see her work in person, her solo show at Eleanor Harwood Gallery opening Jan. 11.”