Lanny Bergner is a fulltime studio artist who has been working with mesh since 1983. He received an MFA in sculpture from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. His work is in numerous museum collections including the Seattle Art Museum, Museum of Art and Design, NY, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Central Museum of Textile, Łódź, Poland. His work was recently included in the book Fiber Art Now, a survey of contemporary international fiber artists, published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
1890 Woman's Corset and Shoulder Braces,Black and off-white cotton sateen, brown cotton lace, brown cotton twill, yellow silk thread, black and brown cotton/elastic. Probably Made by Williamson Corset and Brace Co., Saint Louis. Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA.
Tristin Lowe’s colossal sculpture Mocha Dick is a fifty-two-feet-long recreation of the real-life albino sperm whale that terrorized early 19th-century whaling vessels near Mocha Island. Lowe worked with the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia to make the sculpture: a large-scale vinyl inflatable understructure sheathed in white industrial felt