Stitchery – Lisa Kokin

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on March 13, 2016

Lisa KokinLisa Kokin will present Sew to Speak, a 25-year survey of her work in books, fiber, found photos and sculpture. To see a preview of her work, please visit lisakokin.com.

Lisa Kokin lives and works in El Sobrante, California with her spouse Lia, three Chihuahua studio assistants and Bindi the cat. The daughter of upholsterers, Kokin stitches everything she can get her hands on, including discarded books which she rescues from the local recycling center. Kokin received her BFA and MFA from the California College of the Arts in Oakland, CA, and is the recipient of numerous awards and commissions, including a WESTAF/NEA grant and a Eureka Fellowship from the Fleishhacker Foundation. She maintains a thriving studio teaching practice, including critique groups, mentorships, workshops and classes.

The evening activities of the TTAG meeting start at 7 pm at The Tamalpais, 501 Via Casitas, Greenbrae, Study Room. Guests are always welcome.

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