(Patty Yoder, Bailey has the Ball, 2004. Wool and cotton, 65 1/4 x 66 in. Gift of the Yoder Family, 2016-3.8. Photography by Andy Duback)

Bringing together the artist’s first and last works alongside preparatory sketches and other ephemera, Hooked on Patty Yoder surveys the 13th-year career of American rug hooker Patty Yoder (1943-2005). Best known for her beguiling Alphabet of Sheep (2003), Yoder conceived of her designs as “paintings with wool to be hung and enjoyed as art.” Exacting attention to color, composition, and technique, paired with Patty’s penchant for high visual standards and whimsical designs, truly sets her work as a new standard within the field of American textile arts.

Colgate Gallery, Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

Timing

Sep 30, 2017 - Opening

Jan 21, 2018 - Closing