MERILL COMEAU

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Textile Wall Hangings 
Mixed Media: repurposed fabrics, deconstructed garments, plastic net, paint, ink, thread, beads

Techniques include: machine and hand stitch, painting, block printing, thermo-fax, composting 

Merill Comeau is a mixed media artist creating installations, murals and garments examining narratives of repair and regeneration. Comeau deconstructs, reconstructs, and alters clothing and linens to disrupt, reorder, and build stories exploring common human concerns. In addition to her landscape series, she is known for her work exploring women’s history and autobiographical narrative. Comeau has participated in over 70 exhibitions including at Fuller Craft Museum, the Danforth Art Museum, Southern New Hampshire University, and FiberArt International 2019. In addition to her solo studio practice, Comeau has extensive experience as a teaching artist. Comeau is on the faculty of the Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts. Committed to the use of visual expression as storytelling, transmitting knowledge, and teaching values, she has facilitated over 30 community art projects.  Since 2012, she has been a teaching artist for the Department of Youth Services making art with youth at risk involved in the Massachusetts Court system and residing in secure treatment centers. Comeau is a member of the Art Cloth Network, Textile Study Group of New York, and Surface Design Association.

Merill is a represented artist at Three Stones Gallery. 

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NEWS: Merill Comeau creates interactive fabric installation at ICA Boston 

 

Threads of Connection is a wall-sized tapestry installation by fiber artist Merill Comeau, that recognizes the building of community found within the age-old practice of gathering to assemble fabric pieces in quilting bees. This interactive project celebrates and reflects on the many different backgrounds and experiences of the people visiting the Bank of America Art Lab, as visitors of all ages are invited to collaborate in the making of the tapestry and share their stories in the museum’s own quilting bee. Contributions from visitors will be added to the tapestry regularly, creating a constantly growing reflection of the community.

To learn more visit:

https://www.icaboston.org/events/merill-comeau-threads-connection

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/02/21/arts/this-fiber-artist-is-enlisting-ica-visitors-her-portrait-community-quilt/

  

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