A compilation exhibiting successive symbolic states of an ancient Visual Language – Adinkra and Textile Art – Shibori Indigo. The Indigo plant-based dye is an effective magical chemistry method for producing linguistic fiber textile imagery. The textile begins as a blank state, proceeds through a finite number of well-defined transitions, when executed stimulates symbolic communication imagery crossing borders in ancient cultures to successive states eventually producing a modern Urban Language
M a r Y Artist Young Textile | I N D I G O | Fiber
MarY Young | MY re-established her Studio Practice as the Inaugural 2015-16 Master Residency Artist at THE cre.æ.tive ROOM, building a new body of work, the “Indigo Shibori Textile – Symbolic Language” series. Additional Residencies include Hyde Park Art Center – Teaching Artist Residency (2018) and The School of the Art Institute – Oxbow Program (2017). Exhibitions include galleries in Michigan City, IN (Southern Shore Art Association), Chicago, IL (South Side Community Art Center), Glen Echo, MD (Glen Echo Gallery) and Washington, DC (Mary Mc Cloud Bethune Museum). Awards include Study-Abroad Program to Italy, an International Artist Exchange Program to Australia and a summer Artist-Residency with the Department of Interior, Parks & Recreation. MY textiles are in private collections in Washington, DC, San Francisco, CA and Chicago, IL.