First Light:  Solstice

Maine Craft Portland’s holiday windows by Cynthia Thompson

In support of the nonprofit Maine Craft Association, Cindy created (pro bono) a three-window installation entitled First Light: Solstice for Maine Craft Portland, the organization's gallery in Portland.

Maine Craft Portland First Light Solstice

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Tags: Cynthia Thompson, Fabric Art

Fabric Sculpture 'Aqua Vibrant'

Aqua_Vibrant.jpgTransformit's founder and president Cindy Thompson won a 2014 public art commission from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts to build her tension-fabric installation, Aqua Vibrant. Designed to occupy the overhead space of the Academic Commons at Lakes Region Community College, an 85-foot long room connecting two classroom buildings, the piece celebrates and takes inspiration from nearby Lake Winnipesaukee and New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. Aqua Vibrant was installed this past summer in time for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Tags: Custom, Art, Cynthia Thompson, Education, Hand Painted Graphics, Mesh

Tension Fabric Artist Featured in Specialty Fabrics Review

In the recent edition of Specialty Fabrics Review, Cindy shares her views on art-based business, work ethics, and the creative economy. Among other pithy quotes: "If you're following thetrends, you're too late."

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Tags: Art, Cynthia Thompson