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March 30, 2013 § Leave a comment

“Fantastic Fibers 2013” at Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, April 6 – May 4, 2013

March 27, 2013 § Leave a comment

Fantastic Fibers 2013 is at Yeiser Art Center Paducah, Kentucky, April 6 – May 4, 2013.  This is always one of my favorite exhibits while in Paducah.

Fantastic Fibers 2013 showcases contemporary and innovative works created with fiber as the primary medium.  The Yeiser Art Center received more than 700 entries from around the world, of which 54 were selected for this year’s exhibition.
Yeiser Art Center

  

Womens Petition 1897

Monica Johnstone – “Hawaiian Women’s Petition of 1897”

 

“COW Parade,” The Back Porch Quilt Shop and Gallery, Pacific Grove, California, through May 1, 2013

March 23, 2013 § Leave a comment

COW Parade  is at The Back Porch Quilt Shop and Gallery in Pacific Grove, California, through May 1, 2013  

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Sue Cresse – “COWafornia”

This exhibit of art quilts is based on a pattern from the book “Out of the Box with Easy Blocks,” by SAQA member Melanie B. McFarland and Mary Lou Wiedman.  Quilters have customized the original “Purple Cow” pattern into various themes designed to make visitors laugh.  The quilts have been heavily decorated with beads, baubles and bling.

Back Porch Fabrics

“Spun: Adventures in Textiles” May 19 – September 22, 2013, The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

March 21, 2013 § Leave a comment

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May 19, 2013 – September 22, 2013

The Denver Art Museum takes a wide-ranging look at textiles from pre-Columbian weavings to modern fiber art, from Navajo blankets to an examination of clothing in art and photography, in the  upcoming campus-wide exhibition, Spun: Adventures in Textiles.

http://www.denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/spun

Current Exhibits through April and May 2013

March 17, 2013 § Leave a comment

Playing with a Full Deck is at Visions Art Museum in San Diego, California, through May 19, 2013 

Three of Diamonds

Caryl Bryer Fallert – “Three of Diamonds”

Playing with a Full Deck is an iconic collection of 54 contemporary quilts by leading American textile artists.
Visions Art Museum

 

 

Cusack Map

Margaret Cusack – “Wrangler Map”

Contemporary Cartographies is at Lehman College Art Gallery in Bronx, New York, through May 11, 2013

This exhibition includes a group of contemporary artists who use the language and imagery of maps to communicate an array of ideas. They work in various styles-adapting, manipulating, and inventing maps-giving them new meanings.

 
Lehman College Art Gallery

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 Sunset

Jean Herman – “Sunset”

America’s Parks Through the Beauty of Art is at Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art in Bolivar, Missouri, through  April 14, 2013

America’s Parks Through the Beauty of Art is a juried exhibition that recognizes and promotes excellence in original artworks depicting any park (national, state, provincial, county, city, or private) in North America. This will be the first of three exhibits.

Dunnegan Gallery of Art


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Karen Linduska – “Heron #1”

Marshland:  Works in Fiber is at SIU-C University Museum in Carbondale, Illinois, through  May 10, 2013

 “Marshland” series pays tribute to the beautiful wetlands full of plants, birds, and insects.

SIU-C University Museum

“Masters 2” at New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, through April 15, 2013

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“Masters 2” is at New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts, through April 15, 2013  

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Paula Nadelstern – Kaleidoscopic XXX: Tree Grate, 53rd & 7th

There are  37 quilt artists included in the Masters 2 exhibition .  The artworks encompass a broad range of fiber art techniques and styles, from realistic to abstract.

Info about the exhibit: http://nequiltmuseum.org/exhibitions.html

New England Quilt Museum

“Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity” at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, through May 27, 2013

March 8, 2013 § Leave a comment

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity  at Metropolitan Museum of Art through May 27, 2013

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City presents a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries. Some 80 major figure paintings, seen in concert with period costumes, accessories, fashion plates, photographs, and popular prints, highlight the vital relationship between fashion and art during the pivotal years, from the mid-1860s to the mid-1880s, when Paris emerged as the style capital of the world.

Exhibition Location: The Tisch Galleries

– See more at:http://www.metmuseum.org/

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