Sep 21st 2017

Heather Macali: Transformed

@ Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery

9000 W College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60645

Opening Thursday, September 21st, from 10:30 AM - 12 PM

On view through Thursday, September 21st

Join us for the closing reception for Heather Macali’s “Transformed” at the Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery on September 21, 10:30am-12pm. Sandy Newell’s “Animal Kingdom” will be exhibited in the Fine and Performing Arts Center Atrium.

Exhibition Dates: August 14-September 21, 2017

Event is FREE & OPEN to the public

The Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery presents Heather Macali’s “Transformed” at Moraine Valley Community College. Ferndale, MI contemporary fiber artist Heather Macali creates positive energy within the gallery in contrast to the overwhelming negative content covered by modern day media. Inspired by the 1980’s cartoon “Transformers”, these hand woven artworks create a space space for inner reflection and escape from adverse stimulants.

Macali is an Assistant Professor in the Fashion and Fibers Department at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. She has an MFA in Textiles from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BA from Kent State University. Macali has recently exhibited at Detroit Fiber Works, HEREart in NYC, and at The Foundry in St. Charles, MO.

Image Caption: Heather Macali, “Acree”, 2015, tencel, cotton, various metallic yarns, polyester fabric, wood, foam, paint, jacquard double weave, 50 x 67”

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