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Frances Robinson

Artwork Owner
Summit County
Collection
Akron-Summit County Public Library
Description:

Frances Robinson created an original art form of making tapestries from cotton thread, using a sewing machine. This work, depicting woodland objects, also uses some appliqués. The largest piece took one year to complete and the sunflower was the most difficult. Robinson earned degrees from Montana State University and Kent... Read more

Frances Robinson created an original art form of making tapestries from cotton thread, using a sewing machine. This work, depicting woodland objects, also uses some appliqués. The largest piece took one year to complete and the sunflower was the most difficult. Robinson earned degrees from Montana State University and Kent State University. She taught art at Buchtel High School and was head of its Art Department. Locally, her work is displayed at Akron General Medical Center and First Energy's corporate offices; she also exhibited at the New York Museum of Contemporary Crafts.

Additional Notes

Located at the Akron-Summit County Main Library South Wall of Audio Visual Services Division

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Indoor Collection
Address:

60 S High Street
Akron, OH 44326
Summit County

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