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Karen Sherman: Soft Goods

Sherman is one of the most daring and insightful artists working in our community, and she creates work that is not only relevant to our time but memorable. -- City Pages



  • Commissioned by the Walker Art Center with support provided by the William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund; the McKnight Foundation; the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and the National Endowment for the Arts. The work is supported by the National Performance Network’s (NPN) Forth Fund and is an NPN Creation Fund project created in partnership with the Walker Art Center, P.S. 122, the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, and NPN. Presentation, production, and production residency support provided by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Soft Goods is made possible with generous support from the Jerome Foundation; the Minnesota State Arts Board; the National Endowment for the Arts; the MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital; the McKnight Fellowship Program; and LUMBERYARD (formerly American Dance Institute).