Stacy Scibelli :: VOWELS
April 27 - May 25, 2013
Proof Gallery is pleased to present Vowels, a new body of work by artist Stacy Scibelli opening Saturday, April 27th. Vowels is comprised of works that straddle sculpture and fashion - familiar forms transformed, distilled dissected. These objects are still suggestive of use, making the viewer complicit in an absurd thought experiment. In other cases there are elegant revelations about the art of the pattern-making and the subtle magic of the tailor.
Scibelli’s background in fashion and costuming inform her project which aims to elicit a participatory response in her audience - past projects have included wardrobes of garments intended for open-ended interaction and adornment. Vowels takes a more distanced and literally measured approach - the bones are laid bare - an accumulation of often simple gestures hint the structure of this language.
Stacy Scibelli is an artist and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions including shows at The Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY, the Godine Family Gallery in Boston and The Torrance Art Museum in Los Angeles. She is the recipient of the Boston Center for the Arts Studio Residency, a Mass MOCA Assets for Artists grant and a Quimby Colony Textile Arts Residency.