Morrison House Lecture Series: Saaraliisa Ylitalo

Saaraliisa Ylitalo, a mixed media artist, has been working in the field of fiber for over 40 years. During much of that time she has lived and taught abroad in Costa Rica, Japan, Peru and South Africa. While in Kyoto for five years, she fell Read More …

Text/Subtext : A multi-studio show celebrating the written word

Modern artists have long used the written word as a mode of self-expression in their work opening a dialogue with their viewers and inviting that audience into a unique perspective and cerebral discussion. Text/Subtext is an all-media show featured throughout the Torpedo Factory Arts Center Read More …

Exhibitions and recognitions: checking in with Fiberworks

As one of the founding studios in the Torpedo Factory, Fiberworks—on the ground floor in studio 14—has long redefined creativity. From their hand-dyed scarves to leather purses, eco-friendly clothes, and one-of-a-kind raincoats, these seven artists brilliantly balance decoration and wearability. Their knack for the unexpected Read More …

Saaraliisa Ylitalo solo show in Fiberworks

Artist Saaraliisa Ylitalo will be featured in a solo show in Fiberworks, studio 14. Saaraliisa creates meditative mixed media works featuring handmade paper and fiber techniques. A world traveler, Saaraliisa’s work often speaks to social conscience and the struggle between hope and despair. Saaraliisa YlitaloWABI-SABIOctober Read More …