Repetition: The Marks Left Behind
Repetition: The Marks Left Behind explores the prevalence of patterns within our society and their impact on our environment and personal identities. The exhibition highlights work by North Carolina artists who capture remnants of these systems and investigate through repetition.
Curator: Claire Kiester
Artists: Kathryn Desplanque, Nicole Driscoll, Molly English, Sarah Elise Hall, Becca Ibarra, Claire Kiester
Isabella Losskarn, Chieko Murasugi, VũHoàng Khánh Nguyên, Emily Núñez, Meg Stein, Millie Weeks
Curator Info: Claire Kiester is a fiber artist, curator and educator from Chapel Hill, NC. She completed her BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2021 and now resides in Charlotte, NC. She uses fiber and crochet techniques to transform and activate interior and exterior space. She aims to reduce her waste as an artist by utilizing recycled materials and eco-friendly production methods. In recent projects, she is exploring pattern and repetition as a visual tool and performative process of making. Kiester currently works as a teaching artist at Studio 345, an afterschool program for at-risk youth, and as an artist in the greater Charlotte community.