Art Museum celebrates textile exhibit

MORGANTOWN — An exhibition focused on textiles opened Jan. 19 at The Art Museum of WVU, with a program featuring three of the seven highlighted artists.

Co-curators Kristy Deetz, professor in art discipline at University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, and Reni Gower, professor in the painting and printmaking department at Virginia Commonwealth University, were joined by Virginia Derryberry, retired from the art department at the University of North Carolina Asheville, to discuss historical precedents, contemporary examples, inspirations, shared themes and individual motivations behind the exhibition.

Deetz, Gower and Derryberry are featured in the exhibit, along with artists Erin Castellan, Rachel Hayes,

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