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Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts

2017

Augustana College

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#Yarnbombqc, Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois Oct 2017

#Yarnbombqc, Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

2017-2018

#YarnBombQC brought the sculptor Carol Hummel the the Quad Cities to work with our communities to create crocheted, site-specific, community-based public art on trees in three locations: Augustana College, the Figge Art Museum, and Longfellow Liberal Arts School. This project, like much of the art by Hummel, draws diverse sectors of communities together in a positive, celebratory way to help create major pieces of art for the people, by the people. Well over 100 community members participated by creating crocheted circles, which the artist and her assistants stitched together and installed on the trees. Participants included students from Augustana College ...