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Art is a piece of someone’s heart and soul. A self-expression left behind.
What impact will you have on the world? What will you leave behind?

An outdoor installation facilitated by Yarn Bombing Los Angeles
In conjunction with New Threads: Perspectives In Contemporary Fiber Art
Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University
January 27-March 17, 2018
Opening Reception Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm

Participating Artists: 
​Julie Kornblum, Judy Richards, David Orozco, Darlyn Susan Yee
Bernice “Bee” Colman, Dreameco Crafts (Amy Bauer & Richard Hecht) with Britta Amundsen, Sandy Dingman, Susana Ethial, Gia “Hooked Hands” Forsyth, Heather Hoggan, Kristen Johannesen, Theresa Knopf, Meg Lewis, Sandy Lewis, Carolyn Mason, Nicole Murph, Cat Chiu Phillips, Connie Rohman, Threadwinners (Alyssa Arney & Liz Flynn), Edna Torres, Mariam Youssef

Dreameco’s yarn bom Tree #2. Installed by Amy & Richard pictured below.

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A new year a new yarn bomb!

Started the new year out right by making art! A Piece of Me is a new art exhibit from Yarn Bombing Los Angeles and Dreameco Crafts (Amy Bauer and Richard Hecht) along with our knitting guru Britta Amundsen and other yblaers opens January 27. And once again I’m yarnbombing a tree!

An outdoor installation facilitated by Yarn Bombing Los Angeles
In conjunction with New Threads: Perspectives In Contemporary Fiber Art
Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University
January 27-March 17, 2018
Opening Reception Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm

I also believe we have a YBLA workshop on Saturday, February 17, 12-3pm in the same location as above.

Here is a sneak preview of our work… hope it entice’s you to stop by to see it on the tree!

 

 

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As a member of Yarn Bombing Los Angeles I, along with my husband and our friend Britta participated in their current exhibition California Yarnscape. Our piece along with 40+ other artists’ work is on exhibition at The Autry Museum in Los Angeles. Once a month their our public workshops for people to contribute to the yarn bombing, free with museum admission. The exhibition pieces though are on the rotunda outside the museum, so whether you go inside or not you can view them!

From the Dreameco Crafts website:

ART SHOW and Workshops! California Yarnscapes, March-June 2017 at the Autry Museum of the American West! This is a Yarn Bombing Los Angeles event! Sunday, March 19, 2-4pm Opening Reception – Autry Courtyard
Drop-in Workshops, 10am – 2pm The public is invited to create California native flowers!
Saturday, March 18 (day before the reception) – Past
Saturday, April 29-Past
Saturday, May 20-Next one!
Sunday, June 18-Visit before they take it down!

California Yarnscape

Dreameco Crafts & Britta’s California Yarnscape

Dreameco Crafts with Britta

Dreameco Crafts with Britta!

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Yarn-O-Polis is on view now at the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles until mid January 2015. Eight columns were covered by several yards of yarn. Two of which are artistic doilies created by me. So stop by for some food (fantastic tacos, burritos, oysters, beverages, pizza, everything you can think of plus a great outdoor seating Texas BBQ bar next door) and view the great Yarn-O-Polis by Yarn Bombing Los Angeles.

doilies doilies and i

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Yarn bombing Chinatown was a blast and utterly amazing. After finally viewing my piece Details I was off to choose a planter to yarn bomb. That was easy. There was one planter that had a tree growing out of it. Yes me and trees we have a thing. Plus Julie Kornblum, a member of Yarn Bombing Los Angeles gave me a thinner piece she had knitted that I used on the tree. The first two pictures are of me at Good Luck Gallery with my previously done yarn bomb project.

In front of Good Luck Gallery Below my artwork Bombing planter Planter bombedYarn bombing tree tree yarn bombing

And the yarn bombs are still up! Artist Patti from Pasadena visited Chinatown recently and shared these lovely pictures with me. It may be sagging a little, but it hasn’t fallen to the ground!

Yarn bombing still up Patti with my Yarn bomb

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This past week Yarn Bombing Los Angeles bombed the Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center in Southern California. I sweater bombed a palm tree at the front of the building near the street. The show is titled surroundings and is up until June 26, 2014. Although I heard that the center may want the tree bombs up through the summer! Yes please I say.

Because I don’t knit or crochet my tree was sweater bombed, actually sweater/scarf bombed. I whip stitched sweaters and scarves together. I left the arms dangling so that they blow in the breeze. And I must say they were doing exactly that! Below are some pictures of the installing of the sweater bomb, the opening night, and of the entire exhibit. Trees bombed, textile forest, and maps of LA and other locations plus a weaved volley ball net.

 

YB Manhattan Beach SignYB Installing 4YB Installing 3YB Installing 2YB InstallingYB me & my treeYB Richard, Me & my TreeYB My NameYB ButterflyYB Cat YB Forest YB Granny Squared Tree YB More Trees YB Octopus YB Sweater Map LA YB Tree Flowers YB Tree YBombers and exhibit YBombers

 

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