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Knit Knit Bomb Bomb
Knit Knit Bomb Bomb

In honor of Evelyn Heffley
In memory of Geoff Gladstone

Thanks to Maureen McCourt

With contributions by: MaryLou Gladstone, Carolyn Antoine and Barbara Caplan plus James Coyle, Casey Dellicarpini, Mamie Kanfer, Jackie Miller and Marie Okaya.

Exhibition Dates: June 26 – August 31, 2015

Free Opening Reception and All-Age Art Workshop:
Friday, June 26, 6:30-8PM

Pelham Art Center’s outdoor Courtyard was colorfully ablaze from June 26 – August 31, 2015 with a yarn bombing installation that covered stretches of its brick walls, tree branches, benches, etc. with knitted “garments.” This community knitting project titled Knit Knit Bomb Bomb and led by Maureen McCourt and Gail Heidel transformed the context of everyday objects as a new way to activate public space. Community members participated in ongoing free bi-monthly knitting circles at the Art Center. Knitters selected an object to cover with knitting or crochet, or collaborated on a larger piece, like the 90’ brick wall, with other artists. An opening reception for this socially engaged art project was held on June 26, 2015 from 6:30-8PM.

Participating Artists: Carolyn Antoine, Barbara Caplan, James Coyle, Casey Dellicarpini, MaryLou Gladstone, Gail Heidel, Mamie Kanfer, Maureen McCourt, Jackie Miller, Marie Okaya, Cynthia Pena, Susan Saas.