“California Fibers: Surface and Structure” Branch Gallery, Inglewood, California through May 6, 2018

March 29, 2018 § Leave a comment

 

Linda Anderson –  Spellbound

California Fibers: Surface and Structure  
is at Branch Gallery in Inglewood, California, through   May 6, 2018.
California Fibers: Surface and Structure​ features diverse works created by members of California Fibers. All works in the exhibition address the theme of “Surface and Structure” as interpreted by each artist, from imagery and inspiration to materials and processes.

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“Textures of the Sierra Nevada” Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, Nevada, through September 23, 2018

March 10, 2018 § Leave a comment

 

Denise Oyama Miller –  Fallen Leaf

Textures of the Sierra Nevada 

is at Sierra Arts Foundation in Reno, Nevada,  through September 23, 2018.
Two textile/fiberartists, Denise Oyama Miller (California) and Nancy Ryan (Nevada), interpret and celebrate the beauty and textures of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Free Strathmore 2018 Online Workshop Series

March 5, 2018 § Leave a comment

 

 

Click  on this to go to the web site:Strathmore 2018 Online Workshop Series
Announcing our FREE 2018 Online Workshops!Our free Online Workshops will be starting up again in early March! We have inspiring new topics for our virtual classroom, and we’re excited to introduce 3 new fantastic artist-instructors! Here’s what we have planned:

Strathmore 2018 Online Workshop Series Workshop 1:
Realistic Watercolor for Beginners

Instructor: Kelly Eddington
Start Date: March 5, 2018
Strathmore 2018 Online Workshop Series Workshop 2:
Colored Pencil with Mixed Media

Instructor: Sarah Becktel
Start Date: May 7, 2018
Strathmore 2018 Online Workshop Series Workshop 3:
Finding the Focus in your Painting

Instructor: Robert Burridge
Start Date: September 4, 2018

Learn techniques from experienced artists through online videos and downloadable instructions. Get inspired by other students in our virtual classroom. Keep motivated with ideas and tips from your instructors.

Share all the fun on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter using #StrathmoreWorkshops

“Susan Else: Without a Net” San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, California, through April 15, 2018

February 27, 2018 § Leave a comment

Susan Else: Without a Net

is at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles in San Jose, California, through  April 15, 2018

As a fabric sculptor, Santa Cruz-based artist Susan Else pushes the boundaries of the studio art quilt movement by integrating sound, light and motors with colorful, stitched figures. In her solo exhibition Without a Net, Else explores the theatrical awe and dark underbelly of the circus.

Above the Boardwalk, 2007 65 x 50 x 25" Collaged and quilted cloth over armature, motorized, with audio
Photo is the Museum’s.

Betty Busby’s Work

February 10, 2018 § Leave a comment

TheQuiltShow has a video of some of Betty Busby’s work.

“Stitched Together” Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, Wisconsin, through March 18, 2018

February 4, 2018 § Leave a comment

Stitched Together
is at Anderson Arts Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin, through March 18, 2018

Stitched Together is an exhibit of contemporary fiber art work by Illinois and Wisconsin regional members of SAQA. The length of the Midwest SAQA ILWI region is over 800 miles, from Northern Wisconsin to Southern Illinois. That area spans many miles of lakes, forests, farmlands, cities, towns, open sky and skyline. What inspires us? What makes us different? Similar? Our common passion for fiber art keeps us Stitched Together. The exhibit consists of 30 art quilts by 30 artists and was juried by Illinois fiber artist Sharon L. Wright. The show features contemporary art quilts with wide variations in artistic interpretation, style, and technique. Work by juror Sharon Wright and Co-curators Pat Kroth and Cynthia Wenslow will also be included.

Pat Kroth –  Ebbtide

 

 

“Off the Grid: Contemporary Fiber and Textile Art” Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room, Silver Spring, Maryland, through April 6, 2018

January 28, 2018 § Leave a comment

Off the Grid: Contemporary Fiber and Textile Art
is at Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room in Silver Spring, Maryland, through April 6, 2018

Off the Grid features contemporary fiber and textile based artworks by Montgomery County artists Judy Kirpich, Hillary Steel, Floris Flam, Betsy Packard, and Karen Schulz. The five artists featured in this exhibition make innovative use of a variety of global and traditional methods such as weaving, resist dyeing, piecing, stitching, and screen printing. Diversely inspired, these contemporary works embrace abstraction and improvised use of color, shape, and form.

Floris Flam –  Cityscape 7