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Linda Dunn
Attended RISD
Lives in Cambridge MA
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Make a Bird of Poetry
Found poems and art started our class last night at Arlington Center for the Arts. That reminded me of an installation I'd read about, poetry re-imagined as a flock of birds. Tonight I tracked it down: Virginia Fitzgerald:   You too can make a Bird of Poetr...
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In the Studio
layered prints on reclaimed cotton One whole day to work. A gift. The studio is hip deep in fabric and paint. There's a chair there somewhere  I am making scarves
for the holidays. Each is unique intersection of time and opportunity.
The fabrics range ove...
layered prints on reclaimed cotton One whole day to work. A gift. The studio is hip deep in fabric and paint. There's a chair there somewhere  I am making scarves for the holidays. Each is unique intersection of time and op...
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Arlington Center for the Arts Colalge
Experiment with shape and line My students continue to amaze me. Prints and bits After six weeks, they still bring their full attention to class, diving into assignments. I learn so much watching their different approaches to art making. Miniatures in progr...
Experiment with shape and line My students continue to amaze me. Prints and bits After six weeks, they still bring their full attention to class, diving into assignments. I learn so much watching their different approach...
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Linda, you are such a good teacher -- your students amaze you because you encourage their creativity:-).  P.S. - the toy dishes go to Emma. xo
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Alzheimer's project: a Garden View
    One of my employers asked for a project that was "anything fiber." She showed me pieces in the Assisted Living art room.  I could tell they had been made by more fully functioning hands and minds. How to bring the same processes to my Alzheimer's patien...
   One of my employers asked for a project that was "anything fiber." She showed me pieces in the Assisted Living art room.  I could tell they had been made by more fully functioning hands and minds. How to bring the same pro...
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Begin Anywhere
This Saturday, July 5, Lowell Fiber Studio will be open for visitors. Join us to chat and see what's new. I have been working on pillows, made with hand-dyed and -printed scraps from the past year. ready to go take either elevator the the fifth floor Lowell...
This Saturday, July 5, Lowell Fiber Studio will be open for visitors. Join us to chat and see what's new. I have been working on pillows, made with hand-dyed and -printed scraps from the past year. ready to go take either e...
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Found poetry collage
The Arlington Center for the Arts collage class started last night making cards. Barbara: blues and yellows this term They each got a card, a page from an old children's mystery, and 30 minutes. We talked briefly about the steps involved: how to get past th...
The Arlington Center for the Arts collage class started last night making cards. Barbara: blues and yellows this term They each got a card, a page from an old children's mystery, and 30 minutes. We talked briefly about th...
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Scarves and napkins
layered prints on reclaimed cotton One whole day to work. A gift. The studio is hip deep in fabric and paint. There's a chair there somewhere  I am making scarves for the holidays. Each is unique intersection of time and opportunity. The fabrics range over ...
layered prints on reclaimed cotton One whole day to work. A gift. The studio is hip deep in fabric and paint. There's a chair there somewhere  I am making scarves for the holidays. Each is unique intersection of time and ...
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Elder Art: Collage
Scraps from my studio become art supplies I brought a pile of autumn-hued fabric scraps to my art classes this week. Adding leaves to a painted ground Folks were surprised  that fabric could be an art supply. They loved the colors, the textures. Several not...
Scraps from my studio become art supplies I brought a pile of autumn-hued fabric scraps to my art classes this week. Adding leaves to a painted ground Folks were surprised  that fabric could be an art supply. They loved the ...
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Alzheimer's Art: Pumpkins
This is my favorite time to teach painting. Subject matter is everywhere, rich with color and memory. Last week I hauled pumpkins to all my classes.  Even the most hesitant residents were inspired.  These first two are from a class in a long-term care facil...
This is my favorite time to teach painting. Subject matter is everywhere, rich with color and memory. Last week I hauled pumpkins to all my classes.  Even the most hesitant residents were inspired.  These first two are fro...
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Alzheimer's assignment
 The request: invitations painted by the residents, for an upcoming concert.  The artists: low-to-mid-functioning Alzheimer's patients.  Materials: watercolor concentrates, liquid tempra, glue. Plus one hour. Song + summer led to sheet music and birds. So I...
 The request: invitations painted by the residents, for an upcoming concert.  The artists: low-to-mid-functioning Alzheimer's patients.  Materials: watercolor concentrates, liquid tempra, glue. Plus one hour. Song + summer le...
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Gratitude: ArtFocus and New England BioLabs
New England Biolabe, Ipswich Yesterday I dropped off work at New England Biolabs in Ipswich.  It will hang for six weeks beside the remarkable portraits of Kelly Carmody. Side  gallery, main lobby My profound thanks to ArtFocus'  Debra Olin and Carol Seitch...
New England Biolabe, Ipswich Yesterday I dropped off work at New England Biolabs in Ipswich.  It will hang for six weeks beside the remarkable portraits of Kelly Carmody. Side  gallery, main lobby My profound thanks to ArtF...
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fiber artist, fabric fiend
Education
  • RISD
    1991
  • Kirkland College
    1977
  • Baldwin School
    1973
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Gender
Female
Work
Occupation
dye, print, create
Employment
  • dye, print, create, present
  • Mariendbad
  • Tabitha Quilts
  • Lotus
  • Digital Equipment Corp
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Cambridge MA
Previously
Radnor, PA - Clinton NY - Bethesda MD
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