Following a Thread | Gwen Partin

Following a Thread | Gwen Partin

Form + Content Gallery presents an exhibition featuring new works on paper by Gwen Partin

Form+Content Gallery presents Following a Thread, an exhibition of new works on paper by Gwen Partin. The artist explores textile-related forms through intaglio, monotype and collagraph prints, artists' books, drawings and collages. Remnants, a series of wall hangings, includes quilt-like constructions of paper and fabric scraps with hand embroidery. Portfolios of drawings and hand-bound artists' books can be viewed and handled with gloves. Prints and drawings accompany the wall hangings. 

When
April 29 – June 19, 2021
Gallery hours: Thursday – Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm, by appointment
Free and open to the public
Due to Covid-19 protocols, the Gallery is open by appointment. Email formandcontent@gmail.com to request a time. Appointments will be confirmed. Only 3 persons are allowed in the gallery at one time.

Virtual Artist's Talk
Thursday, May 6, 2021, 7:00 pm via Zoom. Please email the gallery (formandcontent@gmail.com) to request a link to this talk.

About the Artist

Gwen Partin received her MFA in printmaking from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, and her BA in studio art in printmaking and drawing from Sonoma State University. She is currently a member of Form+Content Gallery in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis and works from her studio in the Northrup King Building in NE Minneapolis. Her work has been in numerous one-person and group exhibitions including The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St Catherine University; the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota; and the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at Abbott Northwestern Clinic. Her work is represented in both public and private collections. Prior to turning to a full time art practice, she was a graphic designer, illustrator and educator.

Image: Weave Diptych IV - collagraph and monotype prints, collage, embroidery, 22”x15”, 2019

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