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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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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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Abstracting the natural world often appears in my fiber sculptures and hangings. I believe my connection to nature started in my childhood, nature was as a refuge...a way to escape the chaos and emotional confusion living with my family dynamics. I often sought out solitude in the woods, along side a lake bank, or up a tree! I distinctly remember setting up a home on a rocky bluff edge! In my child make-believe mind, each level, nook, and cranny represented a room in my peaceful home. I found much solace, acceptance, connection to the forms, smells, colors, and textures. Nature provides much solace and acceptance...

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My specialty is commission fiber art for the wall. Work that is designed, artist and art collector alike, for large wall spaces. Walls for large scale artwork to be viewed from a distance, interiors that require visual or acoustic softening, a space that detailed artwork would not work. It is natural to be a bit uncomfortable with purchasing art unseen, but commission work is a process for artist and client alike! It all starts with the art collector...art work character, color, size, and concept! After gathering all this information I provide a drawing, color swatches, and dimensions.  The client then...

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