2023 Clothesline Exhibit: Insects + Spiders
The Glen Arbor Arts Center is getting buggy about the 2023 Clothesline Exhibit. This year’s theme is Insects + Spiders. It’s a celebration — an infestation of appreciation for these small creatures. Insects are the most diverse group of organisms. In the world, some 900 thousand different kinds of living insects are known. There are more than 45,000 known species of spiders found in habitats all over the world.
The Clothesline Exhibit [June 23 – August 25, 2023] is an open-air exhibition of small work. Makers of all skill levels are invited to create artwork about insects and spiders – real or imagined — in any material + media including painting, drawing, photograph, collage, paper, fabric, plastic. More information about submitting artwork to this exhibit here.
About Insects + Spiders
• An insect is a small animal that has six legs, and a body segmented into head, thorax, and It usually has one or two pairs of wings. Insects include the ants, flies, butterflies, beetles, crickets, mosquitoes, and bees. Caterpillars are insects-in-the-making.
• A spider is a small creature with eight legs. Most types of spiders make structures called webs in which they catch insects for food.