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custom fiber wall hanging, fine art of fiber, Interfibers Studio Gallery, nature and art, nature's inspiration to create art, weaving with natural found objects, Wendy Carpenter -

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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custom fiber wall hanging, fine art of fiber, Interfibers Studio Gallery, Wendy Carpenter -

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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fine art of fiber, Interfibers Studio Gallery, Wendy Carpenter -

Wendy Carpenter weaves large-scale fiber sculptures and mixed media wall hangings, revealing a personal expressionism style derived from borderline “abstract-literal” interpretations and executed through form, color, and tactile materials. "4-elements of science-Earth, Water, Air, Fire” fiber wall hanging is from a series entitled "Collection of Contrasts" by Wendy Carpenter and the late Isabel Beaudoin…a unique collaboration of creative works over a five year period!  It measures 8.5 feet long, 3.8 feet wide, and extends 4 inches out from the wall. It is hand weaved on a cotton inlay warp threading.  Each paper inlay section is hand made with a cotton...

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fine art of fiber, Interfibers Studio Gallery, Wendy Carpenter -

As you plan your gallery viewing in Door County, include the Interfibers Design Gallery in Fish Creek. This destination definitely is a must see destination. The gallery exhibits include large, commanding sculptural forms that incorporate fibers from traditional sources as well as non-traditional sources. The gallery also exhibits a variety of smaller fiber works and traditional on the loom weaving. One wall of the gallery displays wearing apparel woven, sewn, and often embroidered by Quiché Mayan artisans in Antigua, Guatemala. As a whole, the studio and gallery space are alive with color, creativity, and masterful craftsmanship. Wendy Carpenter, artist and...

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