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Artist Residency at the Museum of Arts & Design
/ October 9, 2015 - January 29, 2016

This unique program invites artists and designers to produce their work
in a public environment inside the Museum.
They select six artists at a time, one for each day
that the Museum is open to the public.
I will be working in the studio there on Fridays from
October 9, 2015 - January 29, 2016. Come visit if you can!

MAD Artist Residency
Oct. 9, 2015 - Jan. 29, 2016

Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle
NYC 10019

Artist Studios are located on the 6th Floor of the Museum.

Studios are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
[closed for lunch from 1:30-2:30].
Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Read more about this program >

MAD feature

 

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Artist Talk at the Museum of Arts & Design
/ October 1, 2015

"Made in the Artist Studios" Talk 

Featuring short talks by Margaret Braun, Amy Lemaire, Erin Riley,
Morgan Madison, Stephanie Beck, Megan Canning, Kate Clements, Liz Collins.

Thursday, October 1st
7:00pm
Free with admission
(museum admission is pay-what-you-wish on Thursday nights)

Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY

Learn more about this event >

 

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"The Storied Stitch" Exhibition
/ March 31 - April 19, 2015

"Needlework has a rich history in America.
From early native Americans to the first European colonists,
needlework has been used both as a record and
as a means of communication. Family history and traditions
are remembered in needlecraft, embroidered details communicate messages
of status, wealth, and beauty.

Modern needlework may utilize the same techniques,
but the message has been broadened.
The Storied Stitch provides a space for that message.
Here we see traditional techniques in uncommon contexts,
reminding us of our past while exploring current issues.
We also see the stitch pushed beyond the familiar shape,
stretching and sketching and living in a new form.
What begins as an intimate craft results in work that reveals a
narrative both personal and universal.
"
[excerpted from the press release]

Featuring the work of:

Megan Canning
Orly Cogan
Michelle Kingdom
Katrina Majkut
Tamar Stone

Curated by Carla Bellisio.

Azarian McCullough Art Gallery
Costello Tower, St. Thomas Aquinas College
125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY 10976

Closing Reception:
Sunday, April 19, 2015
2 - 4:00pm

See photos of the exhibition >


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Fixins: A Night of Music, Art, and Puppetry
/ April 26, 2012

On April 26, 2012, the 22 Magazine will present an evening of
music, art, food, and puppetry at Vaudeville Park in Brooklyn.
A few of my sculptural canvases will be on view as part of this special event.

Vaudeville Park
26 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, New York

Thursday, April 26th
6-8:00pm | Artist Reception and Puppet Workshop with Daniel Patrick Fay
8-11:00pm | Music by Audru Bemis, Anna Gevalt, Elizabeth Laprelle, and Katherine Fahey
Cover price: $10

Participating artists include:
Megan Canning
Eileen Hoffman
Reineke Hollander
Jimmy McBride

Read more about the event or view the press release (PDF).

 


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"The Body" Exhibition
/ March 19 - May 12, 2012


Four embroidered drawings are included in a group show
about the human body in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.


The Body
March 19 - May 12, 2012

Anderson Gallery
Bridgewater State University
40 School Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Featuring work by:

Megan Canning
Fritz Liedtke
Amy Lovera
Mike Reedy
Stacy Savage






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"This Will Be Our Year" Exhibition
/
January 14 - February 8, 2011

Two embroidered drawings traveled all the way to the West Coast
for a group show at a lovely little studio and gallery in Seattle, Washington.


This Will Be Our Year
January 14 - February 8, 2011

Assemble Gallery
7406 Greenwood Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98103


Featuring work by:
Emily Baier
Megan Canning
Michele DeWilliam
Blair Stocker
Caitlin Topham
Katya Usvitzky





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"Replanting the Garden" Exhibition
/ May 2010


Thrilled to be invited by fellow embroidery artist Richard Saja (aka Historically Inaccurate)
to create a new work inspired by Hieronymous Bosch's famous painting
"The Garden of Earthly Delights" for the show "Replanting the Garden"
at Big Car Gallery in Indianapolis, Indiana.
My piece (entitled "the horizon expands") was hand-embroidered on linen
and took inspiration from the giant birds, the landscape and the sensual content of the original painting.




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"Corporealities Bodies in Question" Exhibition
/
January 2-
30, 2010

Two paintings of mine flew to Arizona for the group show
"Corporealities: Bodies in Question" at the Conrad Wilde Gallery in Tucson.










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"Home Is Where the Art Is" Exhibition
/
October 29 - November 22, 2009


Five paintings were included in the group show
"Home Is Where the Art Is,"
at the Pen and Brush Gallery in Manhattan,
a lovely townhouse in Greenwich Village.
The show was curated by Stacy C. Hollander,
Senior Curator at the American Folk Art Museum.


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