Stitch - verb 1a : to fasten, join, or close with or as if with stitches b : to make, mend, or decorate with or as if with stitches
Fe·tish noun 1 a : an object believed to have magical power to protect or aid its owner; broadly : a material object regarded with superstitious or extravagant trust or reverence b : an object of irrational reverence or obsessive devotion : prepossessionc : an object or bodily part whose real or fantasied presence is psychologically necessary for sexual gratification and that is an object of fixation to the extent that it may interfere with complete sexual expression 2: a rite or cult of fetish worshipers 3: fixation
Stitch Fetish San Francisco, explores art of the stitch (a rite unto itself), revealing the fetishized secrets lurking in the minds of the artists. Stitched works of erotica and titillation, dark fantasy and longing, of secrets never told, but long desired and works exploring sexuality, gender, and the intersection of the two find a happy (and often kinky) home in Stitch Fetish.
Curator: Ellen Schinderman
Artists: Abbey Aichinger, Annie Layne, Ashford Harrison, Ashlee Marcus, Ashley Catharine Smith, Ashley V Blalock, Aubrey Longley-Cook, BeeListy, Ben Ceuvas, Billy Kheel, Bren Ahearn, Carol Powell, Croshame, Denise Sullivan, Ellen Schinderman, Emily D Elizabeth, Emma Rose Laughlin, Erika Hagberg, Heather Marie Scholl, Ileana Haberman-Ducey, Jess de Wahls, Jessica So Ren Tang, Julie Sarloutte , Karin O, Katie Commodore, Kathryn Shinko, Lori Herbst, Lyndsie Fox, Maria Pineres, Matthew Monthei, Meghan Willis, Melarise, Nathan Vincent, Neroli Henderson, Nicole Filiatrault, Peg Grady, Rebecca Levi, Robb Stone, Sally Hewett, Sophie Tom, Spike Dennis, Tamara Tolkin, Tatu Kazaishvili