TITLE

THE STRENGTH OF BEAUTY: BEADED ELEMENTS IN GENEVIEVE DI0N'S MULTI-DIMENSIONAL WORK

AUTHOR(S)
Lipson, Elaine
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Spring2003, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Genevieve Dion, a beadwork artist, in the U.S. Most of her works are renowned because it is exquisitely crafted which details add gravity and elegance to the form without sacrificing sophistication. She was born in Quebec and she learned leatherwork as a child. She study shoemaking with acclaimed sculptor Gaza Bowen in Santa Cruz, California. Her three-dimensional (3-D) knowledge in fabric was derived from the shibori class taught by Yoshiko Wada at San Francisco State University. She learned basic beading techniques from fashion designer Kenneth King.
ACCESSION #
31557412

 

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