Join the Nicolaysen Art Museum and Georgia Rowswell to learn the unique craft of embroidery while discussing the issues of the garment industry. All are invited to embroider the “Crazy,” a seventeen-inch-wide by seventy-foot-long installation piece that will be exhibited at The NIC September 25 – Dec 27, 2020.
Georgia Rowswell is a mixed media artist who lives and works in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Her early, informal training and love of fibers came from her mother Dorothy Stiefler who worked with many of the traditional “woman’s arts.”
“Crazy’s” design inspiration comes from the wildly popular, intricately decorated, Crazy Quilts, of 1800’s America. “Crazy” is composed of layers of thrift store clothes from the top forty exporters to the United States.
September 24, 5:30-8pm: The True Cost documentary by Andrew Morgan.
Did you know that the garment industry is the #2 polluter in the world?
Learn about Fast Fashion’s issues and its cost to textile workers and the environment.
We will have time for a discussion and embroidering after the movie.
Registration is not required but is recommended for larger groups.
September 21st, The NIC is closed for the public. To schedule an individual or a group visit with Georgia on this day, please email email@example.com.