University of Maine Hutchinson Center Hosts ‘Every Fiber of My Being’ Exhibit

News Release
Jan. 8, 2018
Contact: Nancy Bergerson, 207.338.8049;

University of Maine Hutchinson Center Hosts ‘Every Fiber of My Being’ Exhibit

Belfast, Maine — More than 50 works by Maine fiber artists will be featured in the exhibit “Every Fiber of My Being,” Feb. 9 through May 4 in the Fernald Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Works demonstrating techniques and forms will include wall hangings, wearable art, vessels and more.

Artists represented in the show include: Sandi Cirillo, Stephanie Crossman, Sister Bette Edl, Kathleen Goddu, Shira Joys, Susan Mills, Jessica Peil-Meininghaus, Jeanne Perkins, Meryl Ruth, Cathie Stebbins Peterson, Derreth Roberts, Jude Spacks, Susie Stephenson, Jo Swift and Alice Timmons.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, 5:30-7 p.m. The reception and exhibit are open to the public and are free of charge. The H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson, 207.338.8049. Additional information about the Hutchinson Center is online (

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