January 17 – April 8, 2023 • Joan Mondale, Mary Giles, and Community Galleries

Featuring the work of 2022 McKnight Fiber Artist Fellows Moira Bateman & Blair Treuer

Moira Bateman

Etudes: Watersheds, Bogs, Kayaks

Moira Bateman creates assemblages from waxed silk, stained with waterway sediments of Minnesota rivers, lakes, and bogs. Her companion exhibition, Bog Etudes, will be on view at Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, January 5 – February 11, 2023.


Blair Treuer

Becoming: The Transition from Childhood to Womanhood

Blair Treuer is a storyteller from rural, northern Minnesota, who paints with fabric and draws with thread. Her companion exhibition, Portraits: An Identity Exploration, will be on view at Great River Arts Center, Little Falls, MN, January 1 – March 1, 2023.


View a recording of 2022 McKnight Fellows Moira Bateman and Blair Treuer, in conversation with special guest Michelle Millar Fisher, Ronald C. and Anita L. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Funding for this program is provided by the McKnight Foundation.
Textile Center is honored to be a McKnight Artist Fellowships program partner.

(Image: Detail of To Become a Flower by Blair Treuer (left) and Detail of Safe Passage by Moira Bateman (right))