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

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Maine to Create a Coral Reef with the help of Fryeburg Fair

The West Oxford Agricultural Society, presenter of the Fryeburg Fair, has recently partnered with the Institute For Figuring to participate in their internationally known Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef project.

Gale Bellew, Fryeburg’s Fiber Center superintendent will be organizing a statewide effort to create a Satellite of this worldwide Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef project created by Margaret & Christine Wertheim of The Institute For Figuring, Los Angeles which will be shown at The Fiber Center during the 2012 Fryeburg Fair. Everyone is invited to participate.

With thanks to the West Oxford Agricultural Society and their support to the Fiber Arts, Maine will be joining Africa, Australia, The UK, Ireland, and Latvia. In the US, Arizona, Chicago, Gainesville, Indiana, New York and most recently, the Smithsonian whose six month exhibition just ended on April 24th of this year. 

Learn how you can join the efforts for creating this fabulous project on this site!

We hope that the Maine Reef will inspire you all in some way.....

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