Jean Poythress Koon in Multiple Exhibitions

NBO member Jean Poythress Koon has shared the news of multiple exhibitions where her work has appeared or is currently showing.

Shown above, “A Copper Fly Trap”, will be appearing in the third annual “Excellence in Fibers” juried exhibit presented by Fiber Art Now at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles in San Jose California, from October 19, 2018 – January 13, 2019. 

The piece is constructed with pine needles coiled in an elongated oval which spirals on its own accord, then sewn with waxed linen thread and clad with 1/4-inch copper strips which were colored with a butane torch. The zipper is  attached with straight pins.

“Steam Teapot,” featured in the recent Craft Alliance Center of America’s biennial exhibition “identiTEA”.
“Nest” -6” diameter. Pine needles coiled with waxed linen thread. Armature is covered with 1/4” strips of brass foil using stainless steel straight pins. Paper mache egg covered, copper foil strips. Appearing in HGA’s “Great Basin” exhibition in July of 2018.
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