Steel Yard Artist Exhibit — At Dye House

(8.8) The Steel Yard’s annual Resident Artist Exhibition opens Friday at The Dye House, a former textile mill transformed into a boutique hotel and event space in Olneyville. The exhibit will include seven artists who participated in the Steel Yard’s year-long industrial arts residency program: Harry Cassell, Haley Johnson, Margaret Parsons, Frances K Pittorf, Emilia Schonthal, Emily Rye, and Grace Varner. The exhibition ends the following Tuesday with artists’ talks.

Exhibited works include metals, jewelry,and ceramics all crafted in The Steel Yard’s historic 12,000 square foot studio over this past year. The artists themselves have widely varying backgrounds; some are self-taught and some have a formal art education.

A closing reception featuring artists’ talks will be held Tuesday, August 8. The artists will share insights into their process, concepts and themes that they’re addressing with their practice, and past or future endeavors.

Opening reception, 5pm to 8pm, Friday, August 4, The Dye House, 46 Dike Street, (directions)

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