olek is a crochet artist based in new york city whose work is frequently featured in public space. olek’s art explores sexuality, feminist ideals and the evolution of communication through colors, conceptual exploration and meticulous detail. with the old fashion technique of crocheting, she has taken the ephemeral medium of yarn to express everyday occurrences, inspirations and hopes to create a metaphor for the complexity and interconnectedness of our body and psychological processes.
in kerava, finland and in avesta, sweden, the artist used her emblematic material to canvas the entire »
despite her good intentions and positive message to open people's eyes to the state of our oceans, the artist »
jonathan levine gallery is currently showing a series of new pieces from the crochet artist olek.