Greenville, South Carolina U.S.A
Above: 'Engorged', 2016
Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, April Dauscha, received her BFA in fashion design at the International Academy of Design and Technology and her MFA in fiber from Virginia Commonwealth University. April is a member of the Surface Design Association (SDA) and the International Organization of Lace, Inc. (IOLI) an association for lacemakers that promotes the study and preservation of handmade lace. April is represented by Page Bond Gallery in Richmond, Virginia and has
recently exhibited as part of the Fiberart International 2016 exhibition at the Society of Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA and at the Muskegon Museum of Art, as part of the exhibition, Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge. Her work has also been featured on art blogs such as Beautiful Decay, Ignant and Issue No.206. She is currently spearheading a brand-new fiber arts program as instructor and area head at the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, South Carolina.
Above: Vestiges of maternal worry, 2016. (cradle cap, fingernail, umbilical chord)