Crafted Hair Salon hosts art exhibitions throughout the year, featuring the artwork of local and national artists. Crafted proudly embraces the arts, from the art of avant-garde hairstyling to visual and fine arts. Past exhibitions include Not Your Mamma’s Fibers (Radical Textiles), and Paper Work.
Elena Hutchings is a Baltimore artist, currently working in water color, gouache, ink, and pencil on paper illustrations. While generally appealing, though with often awkward features and attributes, the figures in her small drawings possess a mysterious purpose and disjointed sensuality.
Rachael Epstein Photography
Rachael Epstein is an American photographer, born in Hampton Roads, Virgina. For 10 years, Rachael traveled around the country by motorcycle documenting poverty and addiction. Recently, she has focused on the evolution of her nude series, featuring sex acts and bathroom scenes. She is also intrigued by motorcycle culture, domestic situations, and candid moments. The essence of her photography is marked by her obsession for simplicity.
Lania D’Agostino Recent Work
Artist’s Statement: The characters that come alive in these paintings are created through the deciphering of the world in which I live. They are part of a spiritual journey through dreams and quiet moments. I do not plan what to create; I simply make the marks that present themselves. This work is playful and yet evolves from very intimate emotions.
Not Your Mamma’s Fibers (Radical Textiles)
Not Your Mamma’s Fibers (Radical Textiles) showcased ten local and national artists working with a variety of fiber arts such as quilting, embroidery, weaving, sewing and the repurposing of found materials serving to communicate ideas of empowerment, protest, personal identity and our relationship with digital culture. Opening ten days after a historic and contentious presidential election, the works in this exhibition are artifacts of American ingenuity and the ongoing struggle to create a social and political landscape that reflects our individual ideals and desires.
September is the time of year when we move away from recreational activities and get back to work. Paper Work is a celebration of the season: it is a celebration of labor, the pursuit of knowledge, and of artistic inquiry. Paper is a historic symbol of communication and recorded information. The artists in Paper Work explore a diverse array of communication methods through this ancient media. Paper Work includes ten local and national artists working with a variety of paper-based processes such as cut paper, folded paper, paper pulp painting, cast paper, and embossed paper.