The Future of Contemporary Fibers: Showcasing SDA Student Artists, presented by Surface Design Association

Online Event
2-3pm EDT (GMT/UTC -4)

Sponsored by Surface Design Association (SDA), FUTURE TENSE 2022 offers a glimpse into the future of contemporary fibers by presenting the very best work being made by students in the field today. During this Textile Talk, we will hear brief presentations from award winners Emily Zarse, Karena Graves, Cynthia Evans, and Savannah O'Leary before viewing a panel discussion with jurors Ben Cuevas and Carrie Burckle. The event will be moderated by Nora McGinnis. Award winners will also be featured in a spread in the Summer 2022 Surface Design Journal, Raised By A Maker.

Currently on view on SDA’s website, the exhibition includes work by Katayoun Bahrami (California College of the Arts), Kimberly Baum (Eastern Oregon University), Heather Baumbach (Lesley University), Lexi Best (East Carolina University), Lina Celis (Parsons School of Design - The New School), Cho Bin (Ewha Woman's University), Michela Colognese (The School of the Art Institute of Chicago), Hallie Dix (UW - Green Bay), Dance Doyle (California College of the Arts), Cynthia Evans (University of Missouri in Columbia), Karena Graves (East Carolina University), Sarah Joerger (Georgia State University), Holly Johnson (Kutztown University of Pennsylvania), Lenna Keshishian (Parsons School of Design - The New School), Bailey Knight (N.C. State University), Cole Morrison (California College of the Arts), Jiin Nam (Ewha Womans University), Savannah O'Leary (Georgia State University), Sophia Pickering (University of Missouri, MFA), Anne Skaug (School of the Art Institute of Chicago), Alexandra Soiseth (Rhode Island School of Design), Ann Stuffelbeam (North Carolina State University), Elise Vazelakis (California State University, Long Beach), and Emily Zarse (Indiana University).


Textile Talks features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, Quilt Alliance, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Studio Art Quilt Associates, and Surface Design Association. The programs are held online at 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific) each Wednesday.

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