Bryana Bibbs is a textile artist, painter, and educator who earned her BFA with an emphasis in Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Currently she teaches weaving workshops at the Evanston Art Center and the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work comes from her personal life, struggle with daily occurrences, the ultimate strive for comfort, and trying to figure out life one step at a time. She currently is a resident artist at the Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago, Illinois.
I enjoy making work that is “universal”, meaning that I can make something that is personal to me but then apply something to it that may have this effect on the view. The way that my work is starting to become universal is through the use of color and the way that it is used. I think the use of line is also very important. A line is something that is used to tell a story, to map things out, take things away, and create a timeline. And I think when color a line are combined, the two tell a story.