Art Review: Deborah Sharpe-Lunstead, Jackson Gallery

Seven Days, June 15, 2016

The term “fiber art” most frequently denotes textiles: felting, soft sculpture, weaving, knitting, crochet. But it’s easy to forget that paper is also made from plant fibers. Galleries tend to draw a distinction between fiber arts and paper works, but certain artists challenge that line. Middlebury-based “pulp painter” Deborah Sharpe-Lunstead is one of them. Her works manipulate natural fibers to create highly textured, cloth-like paper landscapes. Read more