Rebecca Medel

Spirals and Path, Rebecca Medel, embroidered cotton and silk threads, glass beads, Japanese synthetic organza, 22" x 22" x 9", 2009, $1,500
photo by John Woodin



Rebecca Medel

Two Paths, Rebecca Medel, embroidered cotton and silk threads, glass beads, Japanese synthetic organza, 12" x 12" x 9", 2009, $650
photo by Sam Fritch

Rebecca Medel

Spirals and Paths, Rebecca Medel, embroidered cotton and silk threads, glass beads, Japanese synthetic organza, 22" x 22" x 9",2009, $1,500
photo by John Woodin

Selected collections and exhibition venues:
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland; Musee des Arts Deconratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland; Musee de la Tapisserie, d'Aix-en-Provence, France; Wustum Museum, Racine, WI; Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland; The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois (The 20th Century Textile Artist: New Acquisitions); LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York (Small Works in Fiber, traveling exhibition); Elvehjem Museum, Madison, Wisconsin; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York; United States Department of State, Art in Embassies Program; Residence of Alexander Vershbow, Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium; Museum Jean Lurcat d'Angers, France (International Triennial of Miniature Textiles); Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania; Racine Museum of Art, Wisconsin; Denver Art Museum, Colorado; Foundation Toms Pauli, Lausanne, Switzerland; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California (Made in California 1900-2000); Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan (Weaving the World: Contemporary Art of Linear Construction); American Craft Museum, New York, New York (Breaking Barriers: Recent American Craft, traveling exhibition); Barbican Center, London, UK (Threads). Recipient: Fellowship, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage; Bronze Medal, Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland. Fellow: American Craft Council.



Rebecca Medel

Two Paths, Rebecca Medel, embroidered cotton and silk threads, glass beads, Japanese synthetic organza, 12" x 12" x 9", 2009, $650
photo by Sam Fritch

Statement:
"I work with images that speak of voids," Medel says, "and the beauty of mathematics through an underlying geometry and use of mathematical principles.

Rebecca Medel