Two Fiber exhibits open at Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

The Figge Art Museum in Davenport Iowa has opened two fiber exhibitions:  Innovators and Legends and Local Threads.  Innovators and Legends is a traveling exhibition organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art. It features over seventy pieces by fifty artists from the U.S. and abroad who explore the myriad possibilities…

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Report on the visit of Bethany Garner and Susan Johnson to the ranch of Karey Bresenhan, President, QUILTS INC. – a gift to SAQA and we were the lucky recipients!

Published April 11, 2014 on SAQA Central Canada’s blog: http://www.saqacentralcanada.blogspot.com/ Have you ever seen 100+ yr. old LIVE and POST OAK Trees??? They are all over the ranch in Texas and precious! As a SAQA member, and one of your Regional Representatives, the past month has been filled with wonder…

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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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