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LESLIE PONTZ / “Discovery

January 10 - February 20

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 For the past twenty years I have had the privilege of watching the work by LESLIE PONTZ develop and mature.  Her deep connection to family is quite evident in her work: nurturing and reflective. Through trial and error, she has found a clear visual voice with process (crochet) and materials (industrial monofilament and natural fibers), manipulating a singular strand of thread, building a structure as if the pieces were actual living organisms.  The work has become more “fragile” and ethereal with time.  Though monofilament is a very strong, man-made material, the forms reference skins, cocoons, pods, life forming, life-fleeting; birth to death.  By suspension, nestling and cradling, each piece exudes a subtle emotional human-like posture.    

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Start:
January 10
End:
February 20
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Gravers Lane Gallery
8405 Germantown
Philadelphia, PA United States
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