Andrea Vail: Collecting Pile

Episode 67: Today I go visit an old friend & co-worker, Andrea Vail at her studio at the Goodyear Arts in Charlotte, NC. We talk about her Collecting Pile series.

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Andrea Vail

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Collecting Pile (Zenith), 2018 – detail
Donated home goods and belongings: fabrics, clothing, toys, trophies,1940’s deceased mother’s wedding gown, dentures, party favors, prop guns, tchokies, furniture
(example of knotless netting)

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Collecting Pile (Horizon 1/3), 2018, Fabric, donated objects, 69.5” x 1.5” x 16” 
Image: Brandon Scott

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Collecting Pile (Horizon 3/3) – detail, 2018 Fabric, donated objects, 72.5″ x 3″ x 21


Handtowel(Bloom), 2016,
Fringe, terry cloth towel, varied materials,
76” x 26” x 1”

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