From across the street, a lingerie display? But not among the art galleries during Unblurred along Penn Avenue.
Close up they are actually lamps, handmade paper garments and sculptures by paper artist Katy DeMent wired with a light so they cast a soft and natural light through her handmade paper.
A paper lamp bodice3 by Katy DeMent.
Katy told me, “I’m a seasoned paper maker from Atlanta (20+years, teaching at Society for Contemporary Craft and Phipps locally) now living in Highland park. I was not in that space during first Friday as I had work in 4 other places including the Hotter than Hell fashion show at Glass Center that evening, (Garfield art works) , had my skeleton as part of Artists Against Fracking, and Most Wanted Fine Art had another paper dress. ”
A paper lamp dress by Katy DeMent.
You can find Katy’s work on her Facebook page, and she also has an Etsy shop—you’ve got to see her handmade paper wedding dress. She’ll be at Three Rivers Arts Festival June 12-15 left of the big stage.
This entry was posted on April 11, 2014 by Bernadette. It was filed under art, art exhibit, pittsburgh and was tagged with handmade paper, handmade paper lamps, photography, pittsburgh, unblurred.
Fascinating work, beautiful light!
April 11, 2014 at 8:38 pm
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