CH artist's exhibition showcases 3-D works in paper

Bell Bottoms, by Julianne Edberg.

Many of Cleveland Heights artist Julianne Edberg's works of art involve imaginitive uses of paper. A weaver, quilter, bookbinder and book creator, fashion designer, seamstress and graphic designer, Edberg invented a technique of tying together paper tiles to create three-dimensional objects. Her work will be on view at the Howson Gallery at Judson paper in an exhibition titled “The Sum of Its Parts: Collages and Sculptures by Julianne Edberg," May 22 through July 8. A reception with the artist will take place Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

Edberg received a B.F.A. with a major in weaving from the Cleveland Institute of Art, and worked for many years as a graphic designer at Cuyahoga Community College. Recently, she studied bookbinding with Barbara Mauriello at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine, and with Randi Parkhurst at the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina.

In recent years, her work has appeared at the Morgan Conservatory, Good Goat Gallery, Heights Arts Gallery and Lakeland Community College.

The Howson Gallery is located at Judson Park retirement community, 1801 Chestnut Hills Drive, in Cleveland Heights. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.judsonsmartliving.org.

Rob Lucarelli

Rob Lucarelli is director of communications for Judson Services Inc.

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Volume 8, Issue 6, Posted 6:36 PM, 05.28.2015