Women Speak: Resistance Art – March 2020

Women Speak: Resistance Art created in response to recent political, cultural events and concerns.  Meta Strick, IndiaTresselt and Sarah Rosedahl present this powerful show at the Library during the month of March.
 
Women Speak
 
Meta Strick is a mixed media artist who makes one-of-a-kind Art Dolls, ornaments, paintings, and other decorative objects. Her work often tells a story, presents a feminist message, or offers hopeful inspiration. Meta has taught studio art and art history classes at Community College of Vermont for over thirty years. In addition to participating in art fairs, she regularly offers workshops at her studio.
 
For the last three years, India has focused her needle on resistance to the current administration, social issues including immigration and sexual harassment, and peace. This exhibit will feature her stitched Flags of Resistance and a recently completed year-long embroidery project, 52 Small Meditations on Peace. India is a fiber artist from the Champlain Valley, in Northwestern Vermont. Knitting, temari and embroidery are her passions.
 
In response to the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Sarah Rosedahl started creating editorial cartoons, often using chickens to communicate a message. After creating dozens of cartoons, Sarah published the collection as a book entitled “What the Cluck”. Sarah Rosedahl is an artist and recovering software engineer. After working in the high tech industry for 30 years in California and New Orleans, Sarah now lives in Vermont where she is inspired by the wildlife and agriculture of the Lake Champlain Islands. Sarah works in watercolor, acrylic and mixed media and especially enjoys painting birds, both wild and domestic.

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