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    MENDING BALANCE OF CHANGE

    30 Sep 2021 – 13 Oct 2021

    ART MUMS UNITED IS PROUD TO PRESENT BROOKS HARRIS STEVENS ARTIST BIO Brooks Harris Stevens is an artist and Professor living in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She received her BFA in Fibers from Savannah College of Art and Design and an MFA in Textiles/Fibers from East Carolina University, School of Art and Design. Brooks is an interdisciplinary artist who focuses on creating work that reflects our human experiences that are deeply rooted in textiles and fibers. Her creative practice focuses on the mending of cloth, land and architecture inspired by a myriad of cultural observations. She has lectured on textiles practices in Europe, Asia and the U.S. while exhibiting work in solo, group, and juried exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recently, Brooks had a solo exhibition, Mending Gold: Weight of Change, at the Robert Hillestad Textile Gallery at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Brooks has also been included in the 2019 invitational Biennial Fiberart Fair at the Hangaram Museum in Seoul, South Korea, as well as Guns: Loaded Conversations a traveling exhibition featured at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, and the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts. Harris Stevens maintains a dedicated artistic career working to expanding her studio practice and approaches to making while reflecting on the changes and many challenges we face in the United States.

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    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Mending Moss , 2019
      80 x 60 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Machine and hand-tufted pieces using cotton, Silk, linen, rayon, Wool, acrylic yarns and gold metallic ribbon
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mistaken, detail, 2013
      40 x 30 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      100% toddler dress and rayon thread
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mistaken, 2013
      50 x 70 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Custom-made seven toddler size 100% silk organza dresses with hand stitching and sand
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Letters Of Lineage, 2014
      50 x 70 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Laser cut Tyvek #11 envelopes all hand stitched together to create the dress
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Distance Of Dialog, 2019
      26 x 60 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      100% wool fabric with gold thread
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Persistence, detail, 2017
      20 x 10 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      100% silk and hand stitched with gold thread through the presidency of 45 in the USA
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Persistence, 2017
      30 x 20 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      100% silk and hand stitched with gold thread through the presidency of 45 in the USA
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold:Peninsular Paper Company, 2016
      20 x 30 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Landscape mending with gold yarn and ribbon
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold:Peninsular Paper Company, 2016
      20 x 30 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Landscape mending with gold yarn and ribbon
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Mending Moss, detail, 2019
      30 x 20 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Machine and hand-tufted pieces using cotton, Silk, linen, rayon, Wool, acrylic yarns and gold metallic ribbon
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gols: Mending Moss, detail, 2019
      30 x 40 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Machine and hand-tufted pieces using cotton, Silk, linen, rayon, Wool, acrylic yarns and gold metallic ribbon
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Community, 2017
      20 x 30 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Photo documentation of mended hands
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Community, 2017
      20 x 30 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Photo documentation of mending in action
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: When Will It Be Enough, detail, 2017
      30 x 20 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Gold tread and single shot brass bullet casings
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: When Will It Be Enough, 2017
      30 x 20 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Hand stitched quilt, 100% custom designed cotton fabric, gold thread and single shot brass bullet casings
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: When Will It Be Enough, 2017
      45 x 50 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Hand stitched quilt, 100% custom designed cotton fabric, gold thread and single shot brass bullet casings
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Connective Space, detail, 2019
      24 x 35 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Black body suits with gold thread
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Connective Space, 2019
      24 x 35 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Photograph of performance at Frog Island Park, Ypsilanti, Michigan
    • Brooks Harris Stevens

      Mending Gold: Connective Space, 2019
      55 x 80 x 2 inch (h x w x d)
      Photo documentation of site-specific performance, custom fitted and stitched body suits
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