Gudrun Sjödén — A Colourful Universe
July 27 – October 28, 2018 (First Look Opening Thursday, July 26)
This American Swedish Institute collaboration with renowned Swedish textile designer and entrepreneur Gudrun Sjödén examines her career and her boldly feminine collections inspired by Swedish folk motifs. As part of Gudrun Sjödén Design, her colorful, eco-conscious design processes and philosophies have earned her a worldwide network of fans. She grew up on a farm where handcrafts, such as knitting or carving, were a part of life. This visually striking exhibition shares her original watercolors and archival constructed catalogs, inspiring a forum for inspiration, knowledge and positive thinking.