Women’s Work and Spirit Vessels open on First Street for Ladies Night Out!

Just in time for fall and within sight of the holidays, Storefronts Mount Vernon presents two new projects along First Street to warm you through the coming months.  Opening November 14 as part of the MVDA Ladies Night Out, 4-8 PM.  Please come join us for a stroll up First street and start your Christmas shopping early!

Through January 2014

Kelsey Leib and Women's Work in Mount Vernon

Kelsey Leib and Women’s Work in Mount Vernon

Kelsey Leib
Spirit Vessels
Communion Church, 312 Pine Street, Mount Vernon

A emerging fiber artist from Ohio, Kelsey Leib is thrilled to present her Spirit Vessels series at Communion Church.  Constructed of crocheted and knitted wire and monofilament, these delicate and luminous forms suggest garments, the human form, and the essence of the human spirit.

Women’s Work
604 First Street, Mount Vernon
Ongoing hours: Thursday – Sunday 11am – 7pm

Women’s Work will showcase handmade textiles and jewelry crafted by women’s collectives in Latin America, curated by local advocates Ginny Darvill, Rita Johnson, and Debbie DuPey.  Collectives include Corazon de Mujer, benefiting victims of Guatemala’s civil war; Milagros, benefitting Albergue Frida Heller,a shelter in Lima, Peru; and Vida Neuva, a collective offering economic opportunities to women, founded in 1996 in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Opening November 14 as part of the MVDA Ladies Night Out, 4-8 PM.
Through January 2014

Many thanks to our partner properties:

Communion Church
The Housing Authority of Skagit County

Storefronts Mount Vernon is a program of Shunpike and is produced in association with the City of Mount Vernon and the Mount Vernon Downtown Association.

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Activating neighborhoods and overlooked spaces by filling vacant urban spaces with art installations, pop-up boutiques, galleries, and community groups since 2010.
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