Jun 7 –
Celebrate the opening of Claire Spector’s textile show, Blind Stitching: Vis-AbilityTM.
Claire Spector is a legally blind contemporary textile artist. She sews by feel. An artist all her life, the exhibition explores different textile techniques and follows Claire’s journey of stepping out into a wider world after becoming blind suddenly and without warning. Through the medium of contemporary textile art, the exhibition highlights everything from Claire’s first collaborative touch sewing projects in 2005 to more recent independent explorations.
The event begins at 5 p.m. in the LightHouse for the Blind Gallery (in the first floor lobby) showcasing Claire Spector’s work, and ends with a reception (starting at 6 p.m., on the 10th floor) with refreshments. included in this program will be a presentation where Claire will speak about her work, as well as opportunities for a guided tactile experience of the art with the artist.
In addition during this evening, introductions of the Holman Prize for Blind Ambition judges will be announced. The judges are coming to San Francisco to select the winners of the 2020 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition with over 110 competitors from as far as Barbados, and are an impressive group of accomplished blind professionals. There will be ample time for a meet and greet with the reception ending at 7 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-694-7311.