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Project Technician Joy Ude (left) and Studio Assistant Avery Lawrence (right) screen printing Hidden, 1980 by Artist-in-Residence Will Stokes Jr. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.
Project Technician Joy Ude (left) and Studio Assistant Avery Lawrence (right) screen printing Hidden, 1980 by Artist-in-Residence Will Stokes Jr. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.
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Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations

March 2, 2018–12:00 to 1:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
Free and open to the public, suggested donation of $5
Space is limited, RSVP suggested, walk-ins welcome
 
Click here to register for this event. 
 
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


FWM Master Printers Nami Yamamoto and Kate Abercrombie will highlight recent collaborations with former Artists-in-Residence such as Ann Hamilton, as well as past projects by Artists-in-Residence featured in Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation. The conversation will focus on material exploration, techniques of printmaking and construction.

About Kate Abercrombie
Kate Abercrombie is the Master Printer and Printing Production Manager at The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Abercrombie has an MFA from University of Texas at Austin and a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia. She has been included in exhibitions in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Vox Populi, Fleisher/Ollman, Little Berlin and Black Floor. Her work is in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

About Nami Yamamoto
Nami Yamamoto is the Director of Studio Operations at The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Yamamoto received an MFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art (Baltimore, MD) and BFA from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts (Aichi, Japan). She is the recipient of several grants including a Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Award and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts. Yamamoto has exhibited nationally and internationally, including at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA; University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Shelburne Museum, Vermont; and Siegen Museum of Contemporary Art, Germany. She is an adjunct faculty in Textile Graduate Design department at Jefferson (formerly Philadelphia University). 

Major support for Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation is provided by the Coby Foundation, Ltd., with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Joy of Giving Something, Inc., the Lenore G. Tawney Foundation, and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.

Major support of FWM is provided by the Marion Boulton “Kippy” Stroud Foundation. FWM receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional support is provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Agnes Gund, and the Board of Directors and Members of The Fabric Workshop and Museum.

The Coby Foundation, Ltd.National Endowment for the ArtsJoy of Giving Something

Pennsylvania Council on the ArtsThe Philadelphia Cultural Fund