Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join the Elmhurst Artist Guild for a free artist talk by Tammy L. Deck. She will talk about her progression, points of inspiration and her process and follow up the presentation with a collage style wet felting demo.
This program is free to the public and is held in the museum's Education Center.
Artist Tammy L. Deck creates one-of-a-kind textiles that blur the lines between fashions and art by intertwining fibers, threads, and fabric in a painterly, collage approach transformed by hand through water. Deck's award-winning work has been featured on HGTV and DIY television, appeared in books, magazines, and numerous Chicago area Fine Art Shows, as well as, solo and group exhibits. Her body of work has captured numerous "Best of Show" and various ribbon awards amongst painters, sculpture artists, mixed media artists, and photographers.
Born and raised in the Chicago area, Deck studied fashion design and holds a degree in Clothing and Textile Science with Fashion Design and Fiber Art Emphasis (1985). Deck has been teaching textile art and design from her own Studio & Gallery in Westmont, IL since 1993 and added a second location in Berwyn, IL with the purchase of a live/work building. Learn more about her career at www.TLDDESIGNS.com
Deck currently has work featured in a group exhibit at the Morris Gallery on State Street in Chicago and will be exhibiting for the 6th year during the "One of a Kind Show" at Merchandise Mart in Chicago December 7-10.