Cat’s Cradle

The weaver's art.

"Folklorico IV" by Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga is on exhibit in Cat's Cradle at 108 Contemporary. Courtesy.

“Folklorico IV” by Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga is on exhibit in Cat’s Cradle at 108 Contemporary. Courtesy.

Continuing

Downtown Tulsa art gallery 108 Contemporary continues the exhibition Cat’s Cradle, an art show of work by Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga. The artist, who grew up in Kenya and now lives in San Antonio, Texas, creates unexpected pieces out of materials such as sheet metal, wire, fiber, galvanized steel, and string. Much of her work is considered wall art and blends components of weathering and weaving she learned from her grandmother, who was a basket weaver. Resonate of the artist’s heritage and aesthetic perspective, the mixed media works – on display at 108 Contemporary, 108 E. Brady St. –will remain up for public view through June 29. For more, visit www.108contemporary.org.