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Exhibit focuses on overlapping worlds of art, fashion, fabric, and architecture

November 13, 2012 | Sara Rhoades
Sara Rhoades
Senior Gallery Associate New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art 812-682-3156

The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art presents “Threaded Interface,” an installation by Detroit artist Annica Cuppetelli. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, November 17, and the exhibit runs through December 23.  During the reception, which is free and open to the public, the artist will discuss her work and answer questions. 

Cuppetelli’s work focuses on the overlapping boundaries that exist in the worlds of art, fashion, architecture, and fabric and the bonding dialogue between these disciplines. Using fabric to create large sculptural installations, the artist creates an illusion of presence or absence of a body.  The use of a minimalist style and color palette helps to create the illusion of a silhouette in fabric and shadow.

More information about her work can be found on her website  

Cuppetelli holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fiber and ceramic arts from the College of Creative Study in Detroit and a Master of Fine Arts degree in fiber from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art is located at 506 Main Street in New Harmony, Indiana, and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.  For more information, call 812/682-3156 or visit

















































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