Janet Echelman is active/lives in Massachusetts, Florida. Janet Echelman is known for Sculpture, public art installation.
Biography Janet Echelman
Janet Echelman is an American artist specializing in public art installations and sculpture. She graduated from Harvard University in 1987 with Highest Honors in Visual Studies. From 1988-1993 Echelman lived and worked in Bali, Indonesia before returning to America. She created her first permanent installation, She Changes, in 2005 in Porto, Portugal.
Echelman was first inspired to use nets in her work from her experience in India while on Fulbright Lectureship. This resulted in her first public sculpture series, Bellbottoms, in Mahaballipuram, India. She first learned netting techniques from local fisherman in Mahaballipuram. Most of her sculptures since have been both machine- and hand-woven from weather-
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