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Metalwork – Textile Show at Gallery
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Silk-screen textiles and metalwork are combined in the new Garret Gallery show, opening at 8 p. m. tomorrow is the Studio Center, 126 North Cascade Ave.

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Rachel Miller and Ann Bower stand over a length of cloth on a 25-foot silk screen table while they apply a second color to the textile design. Their exhibit will open at 8 p. m. tomorrow in the Studio Center, 126 North Cascade Ave.

The work of two young New Yorkers, Rachel Miller, textile designer, and Ann Bower, silversmith, the show will be up through July 2, free to the public from noon to 5 p.m. daily.

Newcomers to Colorado Springs, Ann and Rachel are graduates of Radcliffe and Sweetbriar Colleges. Rachel also studied architecture at Harvard’s graduate school of design and at Cooper Union in New York.

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Metalwork fabric by Rachel Brown

Ann studied at the Craft Students League and NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts, both in New York, and the Cleveland Institute of Art. Both girls worked at the Metropolitan Museum with Leonard Heinrich, famed armorer and designer of Ingrid Bergman’s Joan d’Arc costume.

In establishment of their new business in the useful arts, the girls have been seeking to produce creative merchandise typical to the region without duplicating Indian and cowboy design.

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