“My work involves material concerns such as stretching, hanging, weaving, machine knitting and felting textiles. Through these processes I’m forming a concentrated look at the aesthetics of process and meaning through textiles. These processes and resulting works become metaphors for clothing, memory and a visceral look at textile-based materials.”
Andrew MacDonald is a graduate of The Ontario College of Art and Design, and holds a Masters of Fine Art from the University of Western Ontario. He has exhibited widely in Southern Ontario as well as in New York. In the summer of 2014 he took part in an artist residency at The Scottish Sculpture Workshop.
Curated by Helena Frei & Chris Mitchell, Hard Twist 10 Memory winds its way through textiles, a constant thread that runs through the earliest archaeological fragments, the latest experimental synthetics and everything in between. Textiles hold memory, recall memory, record – and occasionally obscure – memory. In some recent incarnations they even have memory. Opening reception on September 10th 7-10pm on the 3rd and 4th floors galleries. On view August 27, 2015 to December 27, 2015 on the 3rd and 4th floors of the hotel.