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Cannon Art Gallery virtual tour

The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office presents Edges Frayed, an exhibition that brings together three Southern California artists: Bhavna Mehta, Michelle Montjoy, and Irma Sofia Poeter, in a material-rich conversation about construction and connection. Using fine stitching and cutting, fraying fabrics and abstract shapes, text, color, texture, volume and shadow, their work weaves a narrative that seeks to clarify and extend the hidden layers of identity and understanding.

At a Glance

  • The City of Carlsbad has temporarily suspended in-person city services at city facilities, including all three library locations, due to a county public health order. The Cannon Art Gallery is currently closed, so please enjoy this virtual tour of our current exhibition, Edges Frayed.

“Each of these three accomplished women artists put their heart and soul into the work in this exhibition and we are pleased to bring their unique voices to Carlsbad.,” commented Curator of Exhibitions, Karen McGuire.

More Information

The Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office presents a robust series of concerts, exhibitions, special events, arts educational opportunities and public art installations. The William D. Cannon Art Gallery is operated by the City of Carlsbad’s Library & Cultural Arts Department and supported by the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts, the Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund and the Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation. The opening reception is hosted and generously funded by the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts.

Media Contact

Karen McGuire, curator of exhibitions, karen.mcguire@carlsbadca.gov, 760-602-2022

March 16, 2020