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October Meeting

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Lynn Carpenter – How do I as an Artist find delight in my work?

Lynn is an interdisciplinary fiber artist and educator. Bennett-Carpenter earned a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2003. She served as theArtist-in-Residence of the Kingswood Weaving Studio at Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (2003-2023). The Kingswood Weaving Studio is the largest hand-weaving studio in North America devoted to the education of young artists. Bennett-Carpenter also taught at Haystack Mountain School of Craft in

Maine (2023), Penland School of Craft in North Carolina, attended the Open Residency at Haystack (2018) and was a recent Good Hart Artist-in-Residence (2022). Lynn is also co-founder of the Namtenga Soundo Babisi Studio, an active weaving co-operative in Burkina Faso, West Africa that was established in 2007. Bennett-Carpenter maintains an active practice through her studio in Pontiac, Michigan, and exhibits throughout North America including a solo show called Singluars at the Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoskey, Michigan, Landscapes Real and Imagined (Site: Brooklyn, New York), Extreme Fibers: Icons and the New Edge (Muskegon Art Museum), and The Social Fabric (Textile Society of America, Vancouver, British Columbia). Recent work includes a large-scale installation for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Fisher Music Center.

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Date:
October 7
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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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GRPD Metro Lodge 97
1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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