Opulent: The Fiber Works of Ginger Cochran

May 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
400 E Hickory St
TX 76201
Greater Denton Arts Council
(940) 382-2787

Opulent: The Fiber Works of Ginger Cochran

May 30-August 24 | Festival Hall

Words from the artist:

“Fresh. Romantic. Uplifting.

Those are only three of the many ways my paintings have been described. It’s this that I strive to have my art work embody…. a feeling or story that someone cherishes in their own part of this life. A dear relationship with a loved one, a dream, or even a memory.

But how to do I describe my paintings? A creative journey. A small snapshot into my personal expedition. And through my journey, I hope for viewers to create their own stories and journeys. To ponder what each piece brings to them on a personal level.

My fiber works; however, speak a different language. That of sustainability. Smarter living and art practices. Using second-hand or found materials can prove difficult for painting, so I began to experiment with found objects, vintage/second-hand fibers and the art of assemblage for my sculpture. Three words to describe my sculpture?

Reduce. Reuse. Repurpose.

As I employ many sustainable living practices in my home, adopting a sustainable art practice, such as fiber sculpture, was very exciting and full-filling to me. And though I am a multi-disciplinary artist, I feel each body of work, my paintings and sculpture, both compliment each other very well, and coexist together in a collection beautifully.”

Opening reception May 30, 5-8 p.m.  Exhibition on display through August 24.

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