Syracuse-based artist Ellen Agnew grew up in Kennebunkport,ME, where she grew up collecting shells and stones on the seashore. After moving to central NewYork, Ellen returned to Maine frequently for vacations and began collectingrope knots that washed up onshore. She uses these bits of found materials tocreate It’s Knot Art, an exhibit showcasing unique abstract fiber art on display in the Erie Canal Museum's first-floor Link Gallery.