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“This American Life” TVAA Exhibition

By | Exhibitions, Tarpage

In honor of the collaboration TVAA has enjoyed with Boise State Public Radio since 2010, all the exhibitions in 2016 will feature themes based on programs aired by NPR and BSPR.

The first in the series is titled “This American Life,” and for my submission I entered the Tarpestry I made for the HAWK Pedestrian Crossing Box on the corner of Edson and Curtis in Boise, titled “Walk, Don’t Walk.”

This Tarpestry was inspired by the Boise International Market (which burned to the ground in 2015), and is in a neighborhood which is home to many families new to America. Many of those residents are refugees.

Below is the Tarpestry in it’s entirety.  The photo above is of the edited piece which will be used to create the digital printout on the skin which will “wrap” the traffic box itself.

"Walk, Don't Walk" Tarpestry created for traffic box in Boise, ID

“Tarpestries” — Sasi’s Solo Exhibition at Boise State University

By | Exhibitions, Tarpage

For my solo exhibition at the Student Union Gallery of Boise State University I exhibited 39 Tarpestries ranging in size from 12 X 16 inches to 8 X 10 feet.

View of "Tarpestries" Exhibition at BSU

View of "Tarpestries" Exhibition at BSU

View of "Tarpestries" Exhibition at BSU

View of "Tarpestries" Exhibition at BSU

Bob Kustra and Melissa "Sasi" Chambers at hanging of "Tarpestries exhibition at BSU

I also exhibited the individual pages of the book I self-published titled

    TARPESTRY: The Evolution of a New Art Form

Display of pages from TARPESTRY: The Evolution of a New Art Form

View of "Tarpestries" Exhibition at BSU

You can read more about the exhibition here and here. And you can read more about the book TARPESTRY here.