Mosaics by Susan Wechsler

12 Ft of Wall Gallery

Feb 12-May 29, 2021

Free Admission

MY TRUE CALLING IS TO EMPOWER WOMEN THROUGH ART BY CREATING SAFE, MEDITATIVE SPACES IN MY WORKSHOPS, AND BY REFRAMING THE TRADITIONALLY FEMININE, DECORATIVE ARTS TO BE INCLUDED IN FINE ARTS. ART IS A GIFT THAT I AM ABLE TO GIVE TO EVERYONE.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

“I have a BFA from the University of Michigan in sculpture, and an MFA from NYU in costume design. After a suggestion from my mom to mosaic dresses, I happened upon the perfect dress form to turn into art. I bought fifty and began a signature series of sculptural mosaic dresses that perfectly reflect my artistic background in both sculpture and theatre design. These dresses became my signature piece that garnered attention worldwide.

My body of work also includes shrines and animal totems, which can be found in hotels and private collections nationwide. In addition, my new contemporary series explores patterns found in the industrial and in nature, and mixing the two in complementary compositions.

I’m a mixed-media mosaic artist, and every piece I create begins with the gathering of discarded treasures to form a ‘palette’ that I then use to decorate a hand-made substrate. From there, I surrender to process and let the piece unfold as fast as my hands can keep up with my creative mind. This is the art process I both work in and teach to create fine art mosaic pieces.

Follow Susan, purchase, or find information about mosaic classes:

www.mosaicsbysusan.com

Instagram: mosaicsbysusan

Advance Tickets

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You can reserve tickets online or call the front desk at 970-962-2410 to reserve your tickets. Admission to the Main Gallery is $7 for visitors over 12. Visitors 12 and under and members are free. Reserving tickets for the exhibitions in the Main Gallery includes access to our general admission exhibits. If you are interested in visiting the general admission exhibits only, you are able to, but we do require that you still make a reservation.

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Thank you for your understanding and support as we adjust. We are excited to be open and welcoming visitors again!