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Pushing Boundaries: Using Needlework to Express What it Means to be Human - Massachusetts Cultural Council
Jodi Colella, of Somerville, is an artist, teacher and community builder. She uses needlework to infuse renewed power to craft practices. The resulting works convey both whimsy and threat, as they capture that place where anxiety and beauty can co-mingle. She pushes the boundaries of traditional techniques to create works that imply an inner vitality …