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Ferne Jacobs: A Personal World
May 19 – September 24, 2023
Claremont Lewis Museum of Art
Claremont, California

The Claremont Lewis Museum of Art will present the work of Ferne Jacobs, a pioneer in fiber arts who creates unique three-dimensional sculptural forms using ancient basket-making techniques. “Ferne Jacobs: A Personal World” will feature a broad selection of her sculptures as well as books of her psychological drawings and collage diaries. The exhibition will open with a reception on Saturday, May 20, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

This exhibition is drawn from and expands upon the Craft in America survey exhibition, “Building the Essentials: Ferne Jacobs,” April 2, 2022 – June 18, 2022. The Claremont Lewis Museum of Art’s 2023 exhibition, sponsored by June and Simon Li, will present a comprehensive selection from Ferne Jacobs’ 50 years of artmaking.

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[Image: Ferne Jacobs, Flight, 2011]