“My most recent works are a reaction to the post-election, toxic political environment that is enveloping the United States and the world. These pieces are an attempt for me to process what it means to be a woman, to be married to a family of immigrants, and to raise kind, thoughtful children in a world that feels upside down and inside out”
Loeffler utilizes found vintage textiles with text to examine what it means to be a woman in our culture. The exhibition is comprised of found artifacts of femininity, such as vintage linens and nightgowns, inscripted with phrases such as “It’s Fine. I’m Fine” and “Trust Yourself.”
“I strive to instill moments of quiet, peace, joy, awe, wonderment and nostalgia in the viewer. Suspending reality and emptying minds from the never ending to do lists.”
About the Artist
A native of New Jersey, Loeffler has had group and solo exhibitions in many states throughout the US. She spent over 10 years investigating the color red through a variety of abstract sculptural approaches and processes. She received her B.F.A. from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and her M.F.A. from University of South Florida in Tampa. Previously, she taught and directed the Foundations program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in the School of Art and Design. Currently, she is the Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Arcadia University in Glenside, PA and teaches Sculpture, Senior Seminar and coordinates the Foundations program.
The activities of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance are made possible in part by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support from the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.