Visible Mending Workshop with Artist in Residence Charlotte Richardson-Deppe
Wednesday, October 25 | 12 PM | Sarah Silberman Art Gallery – Montgomery College Rockville Campus
Learn to creatively mend an item of clothing. Bring an item to mend or practice on scraps we have available. Works may be chosen to exhibit in the Sarah Silberman Gallery! As collaborative artist-in-residence at Montgomery College, Charlotte Richardson-Deppe will explore themes of social and environmental justice via sewing and mending practices.
Coordinated with Humanities Days and the Collaborative Artist-in-Residence program
Note: This workshop will be held at the Sarah Silberman Art Gallery on Montgomery College’s Rockville Campus. For information about this location, visit: https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/academics/departments/art-rockville/silberman-gallery.html
About the Artist: Charlotte Richardson-Deppe
Charlotte Richardson-Deppe is a queer feminist artist working between performance and soft sculpture. She received her MFA in studio art from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she teaches as a lecturer in the Department of Art. She’s currently a 2023 Bresler Resident Artist at VisArts and the Montgomery College Artist-in-Residence.
Deppe grew up in St. Paul, MN, where she performed in musical theater and opera and trained in aerial arts at Circus Juventas. Her artistic focus expanded towards studio art while studying at Grinnell College, where she became enamored with sculpture and installation while continuing to train in dance, theater, and vocal music. At the University of Maryland, she turned toward soft sculpture and performance, collaborating with peers across the disciplines of dance, music, photography, and film.
Some of Richardson-Deppe’s artistic highlights include performing with the Riverbed Theater Company at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei, Taiwan; teaching weaving and fiber arts at Weaving Hand Studio in Brooklyn, NY; serving as program Assistant Director at Urban Arts Academy in Minneapolis, MN; and receiving the Jim Henson Award for Puppetry at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.