Gabrielle Duggan

2015 Resident Artist
Venue: Nickelodeon Theatre, in the stairwell
Musical Performances: Friday, April 17 at 8:00 PM and Saturday, April 18 at 7:00 PM – FREE

Gabrielle Duggan

Artist Statement:

I create installations using disparate materials (glass, tar, rocks, wire, thread) and techniques rooted in traditional fiber work (knitting, crocheting, weaving).

I expand physical properties that are fundamental to fiber work, tension and repetition, to build new material relationships. When balanced in mutual tension, these materials challenge dichotomous systems they often signify.

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Bio:

Gabrielle Duggan‘s work has been exhibited at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art and Cameron Art Museum (Out of Fashion, 2011-2012), and has been supported through the North Carolina Arts Council’s Regional Artist Project Grant (2011), Artspace’s Regional Emerging Artist Residency (2013-2014), and the Governor’s Island Art Fair Residency (2014).

Duggan earned a Master of Art and Design in Fibers and Surface Design (North Carolina State University), a Bachelor of Science in Fashion and Textile Technology (Buffalo State College), and an Associate of Applied Science in Apparel Design (Fashion Institute of Technology), and presently teaches Textile Art and Design as Visiting Lecturer at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Gabrielle Duggan