John Garrett

Bead Button Net

Bead Button Net

Work Details

Bead Button Net

2019

Nickel & copper wire, beads, buttons

48 X 72 inches

Inventory ID: #16229





    About John Garrett

    John Garrett has been working with the application of "textile technologies" and imagery to various materials for the past thirty-five years. In 2010 Garrett was awarded the Aileen Osborn Webb Award from the American Craft Council Award. Garrett's work is well represented in just over a dozen national museum collections including: Albuquerque Museum, NM; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI; Erie Museum, PA; High Museum, Atlanta GA; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN; Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM; Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK; Racine Art Museum, WI; Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Fuller Craft Museum, Boston, MA.

    Currently a full time studio artist, he taught for many years at colleges and universities in California, including Scripps College and UCLA. He now teaches workshops internationally on creativity and the use of textile methods to create sculpture.

    All Works by John Garrett

    Bead Button Net

    Bead Button Net

    2019

    Nickel & copper wire, beads, buttons

    48 X 72 inches

    Inventory ID: #16229

    Boogie Woogie, 2020

    Boogie Woogie, 2020

    2011

    Mixed Media

    72 X 36 X 6 inches

    Inventory ID: #16388

    Resale John Garrett from 2011. The artist is no longer making these type of pieces, which he calls "trinket nets." Artwork is in good condition.
    Babble Basket V

    Babble Basket V

    2019

    Mixed media

    21.5 X 15 X 15 inches

    Inventory ID: #16433

    Beyond Valedon

    Beyond Valedon

    2019

    Mixed media

    48 X 72 inches

    Inventory ID: #16232

    Mixed media = Various wire grids, aluminum sheet, papers, fibers, copper, bed springs, artist woven fabrics, license plate, buttons, gauze, steel sheet, paint. Piece is made of 6 wire panels, 24 x 24 inches each.
    The Archivist's Puzzle

    The Archivist's Puzzle

    2019

    Various papers on panel

    48 X 64 inches

    Inventory ID: #16231

    Piece is made of 4 individual wood panels, 38 x 16 inches each.
    Patchwork Map

    Patchwork Map

    2017

    Various steel wire grids; paint; copper

    14 X 44 X 4 inches

    Inventory ID: #15772

    The Cartographer's Quilt

    The Cartographer's Quilt

    2017

    Various steel wire grids; paint; copper

    24 X 100 inches

    Inventory ID: #15774

    Sandy Shimmer

    Sandy Shimmer

    2017

    Mixed media

    72 X 32 X 4 inches

    Inventory ID: #15771

    Mixed media = Aluminum, copper, brass & nickel wire; metal & plastic beads; tin caps; paper; paint; poker chips
    New Age Constellation

    New Age Constellation

    2009

    Aluminum, steel, paint, wire, rivets, beads

    15 X 16 X 16 inches

    Inventory ID: #16007