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Windgate Project Grant Artist Talk with Rachel Mauser
April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmEvent is free and open to the public. Please register.
2016 Windgate Project Grant recipient, Rachel Mauser speaks about her new body of work: three new artist books. Her beautifully sculpted books also include original poetry and explore ideas of community, home, belonging and change.
About Rachel Mauser:
Rachel Mauser is a multi-media artist living and working in Louisville, Kentucky. She is co-founder and Program Director for the Steam Exchange, a community arts organization that serves the Smoketown neighborhood of Louisville. She recently completed the Core Fellowship at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. She holds a BFA in painting and art education from Murray State University. Rachel was a recipient of the Windgate Fellowship in 2011, which she used to attend workshops at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Rachel uses a variety of media including letterpress, printmaking, metal, and textiles to create artist books that are both sculptural and conceptual in nature. Her work has been shown at national and international art venues, including Penland School of Crafts, Todd Art Gallery in TN, and Murray Art Guild in KY. Rachel has taught paper making, printmaking, painting, and bookbinding workshops nationally and internationally.