THE RECEPTION HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.
Opening Reception – Carried Away: Sculpture by Beth Williams Garrett
Thursday, November 8, 2012, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friends of MFTA is pleased to present Carried Away: Sculpture by Beth Williams Garrett, an exhibition by the 2012 Artist-in-Residence at Materials for the Arts. Join us at the MFTA warehouse for an opening reception honoring Ms. Garrett. This event is free and open to the public.
Materials for the Arts
33-00 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
N to 39 Avenue, Queens
Beth Williams Garrett lives and works as an artist and fashion designer in Long Island City, New York. For more than 30 years, she has shown her artwork in museums and galleries up and down the East Coast. Her most recent work, exhibited at Gotham Center in May 2012 for the LIC Arts Open, transforms recyclables and plastic bags into sculptures inspired by Buddhist temples and ancient ruins. Ms. Garrett studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives with her husband, the photographer William Garrett, and their three daughters in LIC.
The Friends of MFTA Artist Residency provides an artist with workspace in the Materials for the Arts warehouse, as well as the opportunity to create and exhibit new work inspired by the ever-changing warehouse inventory and other found materials.
Friends of MFTA is the official nonprofit partner of Materials for the Arts. Special thanks to Court Square Wine & Spirits in LIC, Queens.