Melissa Maddonni Haims (facebook) a fiber artist based in Philadelphia. she uses alternative materials (mostly recycled, reclaimed + rescued), specifically vintage fabrics and yarn, to create large scale crochet + knit installations. while the majority of her work shows in gallery settings, ms. Haims has a passion for public art and graffiti. she has been yarn bombing since early 2010.
- “Cold Comfort” | 1,2 and 3 images - Thirty separate installations made from yarns, Madagascar grasses and “plarn” (plastic bags made into yarn) appear along the center’s Widener Trail and main driveway, inviting winter travelers to stroll the woods and see them anew.
- “Atlantic City” at the end of the Atlantic City expressway
- “Miami | art basel 2011”
- “Yarn bombed piano”
- “April fools”