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Art in the Afternoon | Astrid Hilger Bennett

June 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm CDT

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Astrid Hilger Bennett
painted, printed and dyed textiles

Over decades, her studio work has always embraced expressive painted, printed and dyed textiles that she creates herself. These have taken the form of wall pieces, art quilts and functional items which she has sold and exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. Her current bodies of work, the Tarp Series and the Drawing Series, add drawing and mixed media to those textiles. Bennett has lived in Iowa City since 1978 and is also known for her work in the local arts community, with her long affiliation with Iowa Artisans Gallery, Gallery Walk and local nonprofits. She is currently Board President of the Surface Design Association, a national nonprofit with 2300 international members working in art textile media.

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.


in The Center’s Assembly Room

28 S Linn St.
Iowa City, Iowa United States
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the ArtiFactory
Creating a place in Iowa City for education, practice, exhibition and collaboration in fine arts and crafts. We are operated by volunteers. Hours of operation are during advertised workshops or events. If you have comments or questions please click the link below.

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