Alberta Craft Council Discovery Gallery presents Stories Brought to Life by Amy Skrocki
February 25 – April 8, 2017
Artist Reception: Saturday, March 4 from 2-4 pm
Wearable metal and leather art work by Edmonton artist and visual storyteller Amy Skrocki.
Amy Skrocki is an Edmonton based interdisciplinary artist who creates imaginative works of art from metal, leather, fabric, paper and digital mixed media. Stories Brought to Life is a journey through Amy’s multi-step creative process. This exhibition offers a rare behind the scenes look into the stories, poems and photography at the heart of Amy’s wearable art.
Each leather and metal wearable art outfit evokes an original character that she has developed with her husband Tanner based on their unique concepts. Inspired by fantasy, mythology and history, the outfits are then brought to life though Amy’s creatively styled photo-shoots. The photos show how different each outfit looks when worn. The models lend an essential visual element, transforming and enlivening the outfits. These highlights from Amy’s photo shoots will be shared alongside the wearable art, stories and poems. Additionally, the exhibition will include the work of several local photographers who have contributed their own interpretations of Amy’s stories.
Image: Handcrafted leather outfit and accessories by Amy Skrocki
Photo: Breanne Marie
Alberta Craft Council — Discovery Gallery, 10186 106 Street, Edmonton.
Hours: Monday through Saturdays 10am-5pm, Thursday 10-6pm. Closed Sundays and stat holidays