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Arms museum 

displays portraits

Shout Out and is highly prized in

many societies and culture
YOUNGSTOWN — ... The woven portrait

“Threads of the Past: carry on this textile tradi
Woven Portraits of Local tion. Instead of paint o

Citizens” openscanvas, mine are wove
 the Arm Family Museum. into cloth, like the legac
The collection is on loan 
these individuals lef
from artist William D. behind. 
Walker, who learned the art “My desire in this serie

of weaving as a student at is to allow people to redis
Youngstown State Univer- cover Youngstown’s ric

sity and continued at Kent past and the people wh
State University. Using a faced the challenges of life

double-weave process, he is By utilizing creative visio
able to create portraits of and rejecting negativ
local citizens. Using a 
influences, they gave freel
multi-harness floor loom of their time and talents t
with a double-weave benefit all. Look around th

pickup, Walker weaves two beautiful city and you ca
layers of clothsee and enjoy their handi

 manipulating threads work in various forms.” 
through both layers to pro- The work will remain o

duce the woven image. His display through Nov. 9 a
images are colored using the Arms museum, 64
fabric dyes, with variations 
Wick Ave., Youngstown
depicting references to his Hours are noon to 4 p.m
subjects’ histories. Tuesday through Sunday

Special In his artist statement, Admission is $7 for adults
Rust Walker writes, “ History is $6 for senior citizens an

 ft  r   described as the fabric of college students and $5 fo
   A   Rosociety, and cloth has a rich children. For more infor
Rust Belt presents greatest hits tradition of ceremonial use mation, call 330-743-2589. 


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