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Sally Hewett "Overdid the Gloss"

Sally Hewett "Overdid the Gloss"

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Sally Hewett "Overdid the Gloss" 2019

Mixed Media Fiber Art: Lycra, angelskin, iridescent organza, padding, embroidery hoop 
Dimensions: 6in x 3.5in x 1.25in
Unique, Includes Signed Certificate of Authenticity

Sally Hewett graduated from the Kent Institute of Art and Design with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art in 2003. Since graduating, her work has been exhibited in the UK, USA, and Europe, and has been bought for private collections in the UK, USA, Israel, Australia, and Europe, and for public collections in the UK. Her work has also been featured in various books on the art of stitching and in magazines, both digital and printed, including Magazine des Beaux Art, Juxtapoz, Vogue Japan, and Dazed Digital, as well as on French TV and radio.

Hewett’s grandmother taught her to sew and embroider when she was a child, and she started using fabrics and embroidery in her work during the second stage of her degree. She is interested in how we see things and how we interpret what we see. Why are some bodies considered beautiful, and others ugly or disgusting? Hewett also wants to investigate how the media and techniques she uses might change how the content of the work is seen. Does using materials and techniques traditionally associated with prettiness and gentility change the response to the work?

Learn more about her artwork and exhibitions on our website.

This artwork is currently featured in The Untitled Space group show " UNRAVELED: Confronting The Fabric Of Fiber Art" On View at The Untitled Space from April 17 - May 28th, 2021. For more info visit: https://untitled-space.com/


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