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Senior Exhibition 2011: Kirsten Gill

Sewing is essential to Gill’s work, both responding to its stereotype as women’s work and gratifying her own love for the craft. Gill sews to add texture to her paintings, layering cloth over the surface, but this practice also represents “an exploration of femininity and feminine beauty,” she says. “It’s a way for me to explore on a personal and intimate level the complexities of a subject that I myself can’t easily resolve.”

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