This project made possible by funding from The West Oxford Agricultural Society ~ presenter of The Fryeburg Fair

Monday, May 30, 2011

Maine Crochet Reef Progress Report

  • The Maine Department of Education has a website designed for Art Educators. They recently posted an entry about The Maine Reef Project.
  • Harrisville Designs in Harrisville, NH donated some of their wonderful 100% Wool yarns which will be used to crochet elements needed to create the Reef. Visit them by clicking on our link to their website.
  • University of New England is excited about participating in our project as a way to help merge their science and art programs.We will be meeting with them in the coming weeks as they formulate plan that suits their interests and needs.
  • Our first outings to promote the project by sharing information about the Maine Reef and crochet demonstrations are upcoming:
    - Thursday 3-6pm, at the Biddeford Farmer's Market held at 100 main St., In the former Pepperell     Mill Parking Lot.
    -  Saturday night 5 - 9pm in the art area of  theMaine mall called The Creative Common, at Center Court. We will share information about the Maine Reef project and demonstrate hyperbolic crochet. 

1 comment:

  1. I saw this beautiful project in Smithsonian and I am so glad it is coming to Maine!
    Are you planning to invite the originator Dr. Daina Taimina to give some talks? I heard her last summer in Lion Brand Studio and it was fun
    She has beautiful artwork herself too