Fabric Art

Published Monday, November 18, 2013

Fabric Art, a new exhibit by Peg Foley will be on display in the Farber/Miness Gallery at the JCC of Schenectady from December 2nd through January 31st, 2014.  An art reception will be held on Thursday, December 12, 7:00-8:30 PM. Peg Foley is a fiber artist/printmaker and art educator. She holds a Master of Science degree in Art Education from the College of St. Rose and a Bachelor of Science degree in Fine Arts from Nazareth College in Rochester. She is the recipient of a Surdna Foundation Fellowship and has studied art at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina.

Foley has taught and created art for the past forty years and currently teaches art in the International Baccalaureate program at Schenectady High School. She also curates the Butzel Art Gallery at the high school and is presently co-director of the Oakroom Artists. Her work has been shown in and around the Northeast for the past thirty-five years. She presently uses photo etching and photo screen-printing processes to create mixed media works which incorporate fabrics and a variety of fibers into pieces which deal with the theme of impermanence. Peg Foley and her husband John reside in Schenectady.

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