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Growth

Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing, bedsheets and new polyester stuffing

Nanotecture

Nanotecture is a collaborative installation created with artist Jonathan Latiano at School 33 Art Center

Trail of Seers Quilt

A 3-D wall hanging quilt created from the scraps of clothing used to create my monsters

Mondo Squid

Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing

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About Jennifer

Baltimore City

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I was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland where I still reside, sewing mostly everyday in my little attic studio. I received my BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2004 as a fiber major and shortly after began my art business, Cotton Monster. I find much joy in the meditative repetition of sewing and am drawn to the textiles that constantly surround us throughout our lives. In an attempt to breathe new life into these materials, old clothes and blankets are deconstructed, cut up, and then... more

growth

Growth is a project which began in 2008 for Creative Alliance's Minstallation Gallery, and in 2009 was continued upon, enlarged and given tentacles for display at Nudashank Gallery's "Knit Wit" exhibit. It continues to evolve and change shape as I add more eyeballs each year.

Recycled clothing, sheets, blankets and new polyester stuffing

nanotecture: a collaboration

Nanotecture is a collaborative work between artists Jennifer Strunge and Jonathan Latiano, a site-specific installation created at School 33 Art Center.

materials: velour, faux fur, recycled t-shirts, polyester stuffing, wire, pins, glue, lights, paint, joint compound, foam, fans & understructure

"Nanotecture addresses notions of converging biological/geological forms, architectural intervention, points of transition and what it means to come upon something"

monsters

All Soft Sculptural works made of recycled clothing and stuffed with new polyester fiberfill

  • Sergio.jpg

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Ranoldo Slug Monster

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Leonard & Lance

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Yarrow Squid

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Mossimostro Sea Monster

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Gertardo Mondo Slugulos

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Tealamondo Monster

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Space Slug

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
  • Mondo Squid

    Soft Sculpture made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing
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    Soft Sculptures made from recycled clothing and new polyester stuffing

mamas and papas

recycled clothing, bedding & remnants with wire and polyester stuffing

  • monkeys

    Created for John's Hopkins Children's Center 2011-2012
  • kitties

    Created for John's Hopkins Children's Center 2011-2012
  • bunnies

    Created for John's Hopkins Children's Center 2011-2012
  • Squids

    Created for John's Hopkins Children's Center 2011-2012
  • birdies

    Created for John's Hopkins Children's Center 2011-2012
  • Lone Cat and Kit

    recycled clothing & bedding with new polyester stuffing and wire Fall 2010
  • Lone Cat and Kit

    Fall 2010
  • Papa Rabbit

    recycled clothing & bedding with new polyester stuffing and wire Summer 2013
  • Papa Rabbit

    recycled clothing & bedding with new polyester stuffing and wire Summer 2013

wall pieces

made from recycled clothing, bedding, and stuffing

  • Trail of Seers Quilt

    recycled clothing, bedding, and stuffing 2009
  • Trail of Seers quilt

    recycled clothing, bedding, and stuffing 2009
  • tendrils

    recycled clothing with new polyester stuffing 2013
  • tendrils

    recycled clothing with new polyester stuffing 2013
  • squalleye

    recycled clothing, bedding with new polyester stuffing 2013
  • squalleye

    recycled clothing, bedding with new polyester stuffing 2013

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