Every 1 - 2021

NBO Members Exhibition


Camilla Gryski

Water Lily Bowl

The Water Lily Bowl is my latest in the series of pieces exploring the vessel as metaphor. The work is made up of 5 layers: an eight-petalled crocheted motif, two round netted pieces at the centre (one with a small crystal), eight crocheted leaves and an outer netted shell. Despite the layers, it retains its transparency. Materials are copper, fine silver and gold-filled wires.

AWARD: Exhibition Committee Award
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H: 2.75" | W: 4.25" | D: 2"
Camilla Gryski
Toronto Ontario, Canada
My current series of metal textile works explores the vessel as metaphor. I'm interested in layers and transparency, exterior and interior, what is revealed and what is hidden. I use traditional textile techniques but stitch with precious and semi-precious metals, a process I view as claiming space. It's a conversation between wire, my hands and light.
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