Embroidery Portrait Series
The embroid(HER) embroidery portrait project seeks to celebrate strong and influential women and women identifying persons. Women from different backgrounds, races, religions, time periods, and career fields are chosen to embrace diversity.
The embroid(HER) project is sponsored by the Polly Crews Wood Scholarship provided by the Arkansas Chapter of the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
To follow the project and see process images follow @embroidher on Instagram.
EMBROID(HER) IN THE NEWS
"AREA ARTISTS SHOW WORKS IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK EXHIBIT"
August 20, 2017
"All-Women Fiber Arts" Exhibition organized by Rachel Trusty featured in the River Valley Edition of the Democrat Gazette. Two pieces from the embroid(HER) Series were included in this exhibition.
TRUSTY PRESENTS EMBROID(HER) PROJECT AT ARKANSAS'S FIRST PECHAKUCHA NIGHT
October 14, 2017
Trusty presented the embroid(HER) embroidery portrait series at Arkansas's first PechaKucha night at Big Cuppa Coffee in Morrilton, Arkansas. The event was organized by artist George Hoelzeman.
PechaKucha 20 x 20 was developed in 2003 in Toyko by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham who sought to create a new, stream-lined way to present ideas and project. A PechaKucha presentation is limited to 20 slides in 20 seconds.
THREE EMBROID(HER) PORTRAITS INCLUDED IN "NEW LIGHT" EXHIBITON
September 30, 2017
Three of the embroid(HER) series portraits were included in the "NEW LIGHT" Exhibition held at Big Cuppa Coffee in Morrilton, AR. The exhibition was on display from September of 2017 though December 1st of 2017.