Syracuse artist to display monumental rugs at Schweinfurth Art Center

Fiber artist Ann Clarke of Syracuse stands in front of her latest piece, a knitted rug entitled “Love and Loathe.” This piece, like all of her work, draws from her experiences caring for her mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease. Clarke said the title is from a Catallus poem that, although mostly recognized as a passionate love poem, resonates with her as a caregiver: “I hate and I love, who do I do this, perhaps you ask / I know not, but I feel it happening and I am tortured.” Fiber artist Ann Clarke of Syracuse creates monumental rugs that […]


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