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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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From the artist, Wendy Carpenter... My contemporary fine art of fiber sculptures and hangings reveal my personal expressionism style derived from borderline “abstract-literal” interpretations. My work captures the emotion and power of objects through abstracting the natural world. My primary art work is commission work…Custom designed fiber wall sculpture for large interior wall spaces…Art designs to be viewed from a distance for an interior space that requires visual and acoustic softening. I start with making my art materials. The process of making my materials (weaving fabric, making paper pulp, stone cutting or collecting found objects) inspires me to create a...

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INTERFIBERS STUDIO GALLERY...The Contemporary fine art of fiber wall sculptures and hangings by Wendy Carpenter that reveal her personal expressionism style derived from borderline “abstract-literal” interpretations. Her work captures the emotion and power of objects through abstracting the natural world. From the artist, Wendy Carpenter... Every time an artist works outside the comfort zone… it is a leap of faith!  However, over time, with experience, intuition takes over and creative ideas spark in the mind and flow through the hands.   I start with making my art materials. The process of making my materials (weaving fabric, making paper pulp, stone cutting...

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Wendy Carpenter interfibers@gmail.com Project Title“Creating Revenue Through the Arts” In 2009 I created a project "Creating revenue through the Arts” to help the indigenous artisans of Guatemala.  My fair trade wage and volunteer teaching time provide a specialized skill and higher standard of living for the indigenous communities. I have a deep respect for how the indigenous people have persevered to preserve their lifestyle. How hard they work and how loyal they can be.  Every winter I work for three months in Antigua, Guatemala designing and sewing apparel with the Mayan women and lapidary work with the men. Together we make jackets and...

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