Visiting Artist Talk: Hope Wang
Wednesday, February 16
Luecht Auditorium (Room B170) – 8900 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Also available virtually on Zoom:
Zoom link: https://mchenrycc.zoom.us/j/96284028071
Meeting ID: 962 8402 8071
Hope Wang is a Chicago-based artist, arts facilitator, and poet. She hosts and operates LMRM, a floor loom rental studio for Chicago fiber artists. Wang is also a co-organizer of Chicago Textile Week 2019 and 2021, Chicago’s first textile exposition featuring a week-long program of events highlighting work spanning interiors, architecture, fine arts, and fashion. She received her BFA (2018) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a 2021 recipient of the gener8tor Art Accelerator Program Grant. She has attended the Digital Weaving Lab Residency at Praxis Fiber Workshop; The Weaving Mill WARP Residency; and Spudnik Press Cooperative Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited at MU Gallery (Chicago, IL); Savannah Center Gallery for Contemporary Arts (Gary, IN); Friend of a Friend Gallery (Denver, CO); Chicago Art Department (Chicago, IL); Sullivan Galleries (Chicago, IL); and Zhou B Art Center (Chicago, IL), amongst others.
The talk will be followed by a reception for Wang’s show, The Vacant Plot of Sky, from 4 – 6 p.m. in Gallery One (Building A, Room A212x).
For in-person events, masks are required for entry.