Jon Riis featured at MODA Gallery Tour, Oct. 27
Jon Riis, tapestry artist and long-time friend of CHG, will discuss his work and design processes at the Museum of Design Atlanta on Thursday, October 27, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Artist Richard Mafong will also discuss his work in metal. The gallery talk is included in MODA’s Drink in Design event, adult admission $10.
The artists are showcased in The Opulent Object in Wood, Metal, and Fiber: Jon Eric Riis, Mike Harrison, and Richard Mafong - on display at MODA through January 1, 2012.
Jon Eric Riis is an internationally known contemporary fiber artist specializing in tapestry. Many of his works feature precious materials such as metallic and silk thread, often with added embellishments of freshwater pearls, crystal, and coral beads.
Jon has spoken at CHG meetings many times, and he has juried several of our exhibits. For our members who may not be familiar with his work, this talk is an excellent opportunity to meet him and to see some of his work. For more information about Jon and his work, visit his website jonericriis.com
MODA recently moved to a new location at 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309.