Margie Neuhaus is an artist based in Brooklyn, whose work is inspired by the study of natural and manmade systems.
She has had solo exhibitions in Wave Hill’s Sunroom Project Space (Bronx, NY) and at Safe-T-Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). Her work has been exhibited locally and nationally at venues such as Socrates Sculpture Park; P.S.122 Gallery, New York; A + D Gallery (Chicago); Islip Art Museum (East Islip, NY); Franconia Sculpture Park (Minnesota); Rockland Center for the Arts (West Nyack, NY); Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, (Cazenovia, NY); Convergence XI (Providence, RI); and Fields Sculpture Park at Omi International Arts Center (Ghent, NY). Her exhibitions have been reviewed in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture, and Ducts.org. Neuhaus has received residency fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Socrates Sculpture Park, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sculpture Space, Ragdale Foundation and Trestle Gallery & Art Space, Brooklyn, NY. Neuhaus received an MFA in Sculpture from Bard College and a BFA in from Carnegie Mellon University. She currently teaches at New Jersey City University and LaGuardia Community College and is a Residency Advisor at Trestle Art Space.
During this workshop, artist Margie Neuhaus guided participants to experiment and play with color, pattern and texture as they weave their own tapestry.
Tapestry is form of textile art with a long history. It is a form of weaving, known as 'painting with fiber'. Participants learned weaving techniques, how to take finished project off the loom, and left with their own tapestry after the workshop including instructioin booklets and the cardboard loom for future projects.
Participants from all ages spent a Sunday afternoon creating artworks together during fun and interactive workshop provided by artist surrounded by artist's beautiful weaving artworks.