Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Creative Journey
Presented by Jean Cacicedo
LOCATION & TIME
Meeting Time: 10:00 AM, Monday, February 13 2017
San Antonio Garden Center
3310 N. New Braunfels Avenue, SAT 78209
Come at 9:30 for refreshments and creative networking!
Jean will share with us how she got started, lessons learned along the way and what inspires her to move forward. You may discover an idea within her life-choices that will lead you on a new path in your own creative journey.
Working in both paper and cloth, Jean was a prime innovator in the Wearable Art Movement of the ‘70s. Known for her “signature coats,” her pieced and sewn, slashed, felted, and dyed constructions have been exhibited throughout Western Europe, Japan, and the United States. In 2000, a thirty-year retrospective of her work was featured at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco; California . Her work can be found in the permanent collections of the de Young Museum, San Francisco; Oakland Museum of California; Museum of Art and Design, NYC; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass.; and the Tassen museum Hendrikje, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Jean received an NEA Fellowship Grant in 1976. She is currently a board member of the Textile Arts Council of the de Young Museum, San Francisco.
Biography: Jean Cacicedo received a BFA in Sculpture from the Pratt Institute, New York, in 1970. Based in Berkeley, California, Jean has been teacher, curator, lecturer, and visiting artist in many schools including California College of the Arts, Oakland; Penland School North Carolina; and internationally in France, The Netherlands, and Australia.
For more information on Jean Cacicedo go to: jeancacicedo.com
Images are from: http://jeancacicedo.com/artwear-2/