Gerhardt Knodel

Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2010

October 22, 2010

Fiber artist, textile collector and educator Gerhardt Knodel gives an Applied Craft and Design Lecture as part of the 2010-2011 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Gerhardt Knodel has been exploring the usage of fibers in his artistic practice for more than 35 years. Based in Michigan, he is the former director at Cranbrook Academy of Art where he also served as the Fibers Department Head. In addition to his own creative practice, Knodel is an avid collector of international textile work. In 2008, the Midland Center for the Arts in Saginaw, MI simultaneously showed a retrospective of his personal work and an exhibition of his extensive collection.

Presented by: ZGF Architects LLP

Supported by PNCA+FIVE (Ford Institute for Visual Education)

50 albums

MFA in Applied Craft and Design