Flux Gallery hosts guest artists for events and happenings throughout the year.
On April 4, 2015, Flux hosted touring textile artist Paul Nosa.
For the past ten years, Tucson artist Paul Nosa has toured America, using a sewing machine to make custom patches inspired by peoples imagination. On April 4th from 5 to 8 pm, Paul Nosa will set up his sewing machine and ask visitors to think of a scenario in '5-words-or-less', and then free sew his interpretation on the spot onto a piece of fabric or 'patch'.
The sewing machine is mounted to a custom built Solar Sewing Rover; a portable table powered by a solar panel and a bicycle electric generator. People can ride the bicycle and generate electricity to make their own patch. It is "collaborative art intended to facilitate people's creativity and demonstrate alternative energy sources".
Paul Nosa has toured the country extensively over the past decade, sewing hundreds of patches along the way. Notable locations include the CBS Morning News and The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, MD.