Guild Meeting - “Textural Landscapes” by Lewis Knauss

Saturday, February 2, 2013

“Textural Landscapes”
Program by Lewis Knauss

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe
9:30AM - NOON

Lewis Knauss will present images of his work at the February meeting. He is best known for his textural landscapes that are mainly woven incorporating a wide range of materials and off-loom techniques.

He recently retired as Professor of Textile Design after more than 20 years on the faculty at Moore College of Art and Design. He has held faculty positions at several colleges and universities, and has conduced numerous workshops in the United States.

Born in Macungie, PA., Lewis has participated in numerous national and international exhibitions, and one person exhibits. He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts, several Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships and the Lindbach Distinguished Teaching Award. In 2012 he was elected to the American Craft Council College of Fellows.

His work is included in numerous public and private collections. Museum collections include: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), Allentown Art Museum and the Cooper - Hewitt National Design Collection.