Saturday, January 11, 2020

Julia E. Pfaff – Artifacts: Whole-Cloth Quilts
Jan. 16–Feb. 4, 2020
Reception: Friday, Jan. 17, 5–8pm

The Anderson is pleased to present, as part of its Excellence in Adjunct Research initiative, an exhibition of new works by faculty member Julia E. Pfaff (VCUarts Department of Fashion). In this provocative and highly personal series, digital and manual methods of production come together, providing a compelling metaphor for the collision of the industrial and organic that defines our experience of contemporary medicine.
Join us for a public reception, Friday Jan. 17, 5-8pm.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Julia E. Pfaff, recipient of a 2019-20 Professional Artist Fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Art and recipient of Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship in Crafts 2019-20 exhibits Artifacts: Whole-cloth Quilts January 16-February 4 at The Anderson, Richmond VA.  This work chronicles her Orthopedic surgeries creating artifacts of an active life.
Images are digitally manipulated and enlarged, inkjet printed on cotton fabric with textile dye, and quilted in a way that allows her to use her sewing machine as a drawing tool.