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Mo Kelman (USA)

Mo Kelman is a sculptor, fibre artist, and Professor Emeritus of Art at the Community College of Rhode Island. Her artwork combines membrane-like materials with lashed skeletal structures – her current tensile sculptures are inspired by ephemeral phenomena -clouds, smoke, and steam.

A recipient of a U.S. National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Mo Kelman has exhibited her work at the Cleveland Museum of Art’s May Show; the British Crafts Centre; Korea’s Cheongju International Craft Biennale; the International Shibori Symposia in Nagoya, Japan and Hong Kong; Brown University’s Bell Gallery in Rhode Island; and the Worcester Center for Crafts in Massachusetts. She is a recipient of a 2012 Artist’s Fellowship from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.