Galerie Bohème to exhibit fiber art through June 4

Galerie Bohème in Calumet, Michigan presents  artworks from SAQA member  Bonnie Peterson of Houghton, Mich. and fellow fiber artist Dolores Slowinski through June 4, 2014. The selection of works includes Peterson’s “Heraldry”  a work created with embroidery and transfers on brocade fabrics. See more of Bonnie Peterson’s work at www.bonniepeterson.com

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Material Possessions Exhibition at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Material Possessions May 16th-July 26th Hyndman Gallery Opening Reception May 16, 6-8 pm Material Possessions is an intimate group show of 5 esteemed artists of the highest artistic practice in the field of contemporary fiber arts. These established and emerging artists from around the country incorporate a redemptive sensibility in…

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Fiber Artists Coalition Salvage/Selvage Exhibition

The Fiber Artists Coalition is a collection of SAQA Juried Artist Members who banded together to create exhibition opportunities for themselves. They focus on placing traveling exhibitions in galleries, art centers and museums around the country. Their most recent exhibition, Salvage/Selvage opened in April 2014 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson…

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SAQA Interviews Cathy Kleeman

SAQA’s Clairan Ferrono interviewed Cathy Kleeman last week. Kleeman is a long-time SAQA member from Maryland; her work is characterized by vibrant colors, lavish textures, and visual depth. SAQA:  Have you always been an artist? Kleeman: I never went to art school and am self taught. I have attended many sessions…

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Texas Quilt Museum names Teresa Duryea Wong first Bybee Scholar

Recipient studying Japanese quilting for book, university thesis The Texas Quilt Museum recently welcomed its firstever Bybee Scholar, Teresa Duryea Wong, who is completing research into contemporary Japanese quilting for an upcoming book as well as her master’s thesis at Rice University. The distinction stems from the Faith P. and…

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2014 Paducah Mayors Art Club displays Rose Hughes works

PADUCAH, Ky. (4/8/14) — The second quarter artwork for the 2014 Mayor’s Art Club currently is on display featuring the entries for the Dogwood Art & Photography Contest and eight quilts by fiber artist Rose Hughes. The public can view the artwork when City Hall is open, Monday through Friday, 8…

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Therapist Susan Schrott’s healing quilts

Reprinted with the permission of HAND/EYE Magazine, www.handeyemagazine.com I live in New York City and on an island. Year round, I rise before the sun and head outdoors waiting for the moment I can begin to see the sun lifting and brightening the sky. I sit or walk amidst my…

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National Quilt Museum’s New Exhibit, ‘Distortion, From the European Patchwork Meeting,’ Showcases the Limitless Creativity of Fine Art Quilters Around the World

PADUCAH, Ky., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) is thrilled to announce the exhibition of “Distortion, from the European Patchwork Meeting,” which will be on exhibit from April 7 through June 24, 2014. They will be the only museum in the United States to exhibit this international…

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National Quilt Museum’s 2014 Annual Benefit Auction to Go Live April 7, Offering Bidders Access to Wide Range of Items for the Passionate Quilter

PADUCAH, Ky., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On April 7, 2014, The National Quilt Museum will launch its 2014 Annual Benefit Auction. This year over 80 items will be auctioned with a combined value over $40,000. It will include quilts, quilt miniatures, sewing machines, gift baskets, notions, and much more. Items…

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