Incubated during her 2017-2018 Visual Artist Fellowship, Mother Pins is Syd Carpenter's newest installation on exhibit at The Center For Emerging Artists (CFEVA).
Syd says of the inspiration for the work:
“My mother’s wooden clothes pins, used to hang laundry in the backyard of the house in Pittsburgh during my childhood, remain in my possession. Why the clothes pins? Most things I kept from that time have long since been removed. The ceramic bird collection, the vintage 50’s clothing, the costume jewelry, carnival glass and ancient linens…all gone.. Even the house has just finally been sold. But the clothes pins remain.”
The installation will be open to the public October 1 - November 16, with an artist talk on Sunday, October 14 at noon.
For more information, visit CFEVA's website.