“Personal Landscapes: Created in Nature’s Studio” at Chehalem Cultural Center, Newburg, Oregon, through September 29, 2012

August 31, 2012 § Leave a comment

Personal Landscapes:  Created in Nature’s Studio is  at Chehalem Cultural Center in Newburg, Oregon, through September 29, 2012.

Wildfire II

Regina V. Benson – “Wildfire II”

Photo is the Center’s.

Regina Benson creates wall hangings, art quilts and dimensional textile sculptures using her own surface designed fabrics.  She uses various dying and discharging techniques to her once black fabric, sews with hand-dyed threads, and incorporates encaustic processes and burning to complete her vision.

 More info: http://www.chehalemculturalcenter.org/coming-soon-to-the-parrish-gallery

“Pushing the Limits” at artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, through September 23, 2012

August 25, 2012 § Leave a comment

Pushing the Limits isat artspace Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, through September 23, 2012.
Contrast IX
Julia E. Pfaffrtist – “Contrast IX”
Photo is the Gallery’s.
Pushing the Limits is a juried biennial fiber exhibition.  The show aims to expand the definition of fiber work within contemporary art while providing a venue for established and emerging artists to exhibit.

“National Fiber Art Exhibition” at Santa Cruz Art League Gallery Santa Cruz, California through September 9, 2012

August 24, 2012 § Leave a comment

National Fiber Art Exhibition, a national juried showis at Santa Cruz Art League Gallery in Santa Cruz, California, through September 9, 2012. 
Denise Oyama Miller – “Transformation”
Photo is the Gallery’s.

2nd International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB) at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, California, through October 4, 2012

August 20, 2012 § Leave a comment

2nd International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB) is at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles in San Jose, California, now through October 4, 2012 .

War in Black and White

Pixeladies – “War in Black and White”

Photo is the Museum’s.

ITAB is a juried exhibition that highlights new information and communication technologies that contemporary fiber artists are using in their artistic processes.  Piecing together an experience that is both historical and contemporary, ITAB exposes and explores the tensions between and among the works and the artists. The exhibition includes anti-tech (such as hand-made Kapa cloth) as well as pro-tech pieces of quilted binary code, laser engraving, digital weaving, digital machine embroidery, digital jacquard weaving, digital printing, 3-D rendering, and much more.

San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

“Movin’ Threads, Solo Exhibit” at Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery, Coconut Grove, Florida, through September 30, 2012

August 19, 2012 § 1 Comment

Movin’ Threads, Solo Exhibit isat Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery in Coconut Grove, Florida, now through September 30, 2012.

Stellar Vortex 2011

Marianne Williamson – “Stellar Vortex 2011”

Photo is the gallery’s.

Marianne Williamson mixes sewing and paint to create contemporary quilt art.  Separate colorful fabric pieces, many over-dyed, are sewn together making a quilt along with an abstract image. The bright colors and textures are quite striking and unique.

Coconut Grove Arts Festival

Zack at Five Months

August 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

Zack is five months old today and weighs 44 pounds.  He’s a growing boy!

Here he is on the deck overlooking Buzzards Bay.  What long legs you have, Zackary Zane!

“The Same, but Different” at The Upstairs Gallery, Lahaska, Pennsylvania, through August 24, 2012

August 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

The Same, but Different is at The Upstairs Gallery in Lahaska, Pennsylvania, through August 24, 2012.

Speckled EggsLynda K. Boardman – “Speckled Eggs”

  Photo is the Gallery’s.

In an exploration of similarities and differences, Lynda K. Boardman, art quilt collage artist, and Pat Slavek, watercolor artist, interpret the same subjects.  The results are sometimes surprising, sometimes inspired, and  fascinating.

The Upstairs Gallery

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