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  Our Water Stories: A Celebration of Door County's Relationship to Water.  “Declining freshwater mussels” Wendy Carpenter  Freshwater mussels are one of the most endangered groups of animals in North America.  My hand weaved acrylic paintings depict the declining journey for the native mussel “Unionid. The native mussels and clams of Lake Michigan are of particular interest to me because of their unique life history, importance to aquatic ecosystems, and use as indicators of change in water and habitat quality.   My mixed media (acrylics and fiber) work is painted on canvas, cut into strips, and hand weaved with an inlay...

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Weaving a Trillium off-loom video by Wendy Carpenter at Interfibers Studio Gallery.

The Trillium tapestry is part of an exploration series entitled "Abstracting nature."

 It is my personal expressionism style of tapestry off-loom weaving derived from abstracting the natural world. 

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Hello, fellow fiber artists, jewelers, seamstresses, and quilters:  Wendy Carpenter here at Interfibers Studio Gallery in Fish Creek, Wisconsin. I am just wrapping up my 37th season in Door County and find myself at a crossroad. I am not ready to sell my property, but also, don't want to continue in the same operating manner! I am looking to share the studio and gallery space with another artist because I enjoy working in an artist energy charged space. I am also wanting to free up some of my time committed to the gallery and share operating expenses. I have a beautiful cathedral...

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Hi there! Wendy Carpenter here at Interfibers Studio Gallery. I am having a special “Holiday Clothing Sale” in Green Bay on November 12th, noon-3pm. The event will be held at Lisa Iapalucci’s house, 1916 Deckner street. I work with the indigenous weavers of Guatemala, teaching them how to design and sew contemporary garments with their hand weaved jaspe’ fabric. I created my fair trade project “Creating Revenue through the Arts” nine years ago, sewing simple items to now fine crafted apparel. My work with the Mayan weavers provides a specialized skill and higher standard of living for the women, their...

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