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Artist Demonstration: Monya Nikahd

Presented by Frist Art Museum at Frist Art Museum, Nashville TN

Dec 17 2022
Artist Demonstration: Monya Nikahd

Monya Nikahd. Interwoven. Handwoven cotton and monofilament, mahogany, and walnut. Courtesy of the artist. © Monya Nikahd

Join artist Monya Nikahd to learn more about the techniques and processes used to create the textiles in Weaving Splendor: Treasures of Asian Textiles from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Monya Nikahd is an artist and weaver from Nashville, Tennessee, currently residing in St. Louis, Missouri. She learned to weave at the Appalachian Center for Craft, where she received her bachelor of fine arts degree in fibers from Tennessee Technological University in 2020.

Her awards include the 2021 Windgate Lamar Fellowship from Center for Craft in North Carolina and a merit award in Best of Craft at the Tennessee State Museum. She has attended artist residencies at Praxis Fiber Workshop in Ohio and the Core Residency at Millay Arts in New York. Her work has been featured in Number Magazine and Techspressionism.

Image: Monya Nikahd. Interwoven. Handwoven cotton and monofilament, mahogany, and walnut. Courtesy of the artist. © Monya Nikahd

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Free for members; gallery admission required for not-yet-members.

Free/Frist Art Museum members
Free/Visitors 18 and younger
$10/Seniors 65+ (discount only available when purchasing tickets on-site)
$10/College students with ID (discount only available when purchasing tickets on-site)
$8/Active-duty military with ID (discount only available when purchasing tickets on-site)
$12/Person for Groups of 10 or more with advance reservations

Contact: (615) 244-3340

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  • Dec 17, 2022 at 10:30 am - 01:30 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Frist Art Museum

919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203


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