Guest artist Sarah Hewitt, will give a special lecture, The Rise of the Feminine: SHE VOWS, tonight at 5:00pm in the Rozsa lower level. Hewitt’s exhibit, “Flats and Rounds,” is on display in the Rozsa A-Space Gallery through Nov. 18. In this lecture (free and open to the public), Hewitt will talk about her work and her influences, her use of unusual materials, and how weaving is connected to past and future traditions. This lecture is presented as part of the VanEvera Distinguished Lecture Series.
Sarah Hewitt lives between New York and Maine. Her work has been exhibited throughout the country. Recent exhibitions include Kindred Beasts at the Everson Museum, and Accidents into Incidents at Momenta Art. Hewitt has received awards and residencies from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Vermont Studio Center, Purchase College/SUNY, Quimby Colony and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. She was recently nominated for a Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant.