First look: Parra for Pendleton Woolen Mills, Curated by Arkitip
REPORTED BY Arkitip, Inc., 9, January 2012
Acting as curator, for our second offering, Arkitip has chosen artist Parra for the series of artistically driven products for Pendleton Woolen Mills. For over 100 years Pendleton Woolen Mills has been designing and manufacturing the world’s best woolen blankets.
Pieter Janssen (Parra) was born in the Netherlands in 1976. He has exhibited his prints, drawings, and sculptures around the world; recent venues include HVW8, Los Angeles; Common Gallery, Tokyo; Project Space, Los Angeles; Pool Gallery, Milan; Patricia Armocida Gallery, Milan; and Lazy Dog Gallery, Paris. He cofounded the apparel company Rockwell Clothing, and performs in the band Le Le. Parra lives and works in Amsterdam.
The Parra Blanket for Pendleton Woolen Mills will be on sale: 16 January 2012.