2011 International Surface Design Association Conference Archive

Surface Design Association and
Textile Center present:

Confluence
When cultures and ideas flow together, our art and our world are transformed.

2011 International Surface Design Association Conference
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
 

Weisman Art Museum (by Frank Gehry) on the University of Minnesota campus. Weisman.jpeg by maur3y from flickr creative commons http://www.flickr.com/photos/mau3ry/122105060/

Key Conference Dates

Pre-conference Workshops: June 4 – 8, 2011
Exhibition Day: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Conference Sessions: June 9 – June 12, 2011
Post-conference Workshops: June 13 – 17, 2011

 

 

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Enter NOW to win 10 great textile arts books here:


TextileArtist.org contest offers books hand-picked by UK artist Sue Stone
www.textileartist.org



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Catch up with this esteemed teacher who influenced several generations of makers at Cranbrook:


Gerhardt Knodel Insights & Images | ACC
craftcouncil.org



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Yellow umbrellas + other works in fiber & fabric have become pro-democracy activist art in Hong Kong:


Rescuing Protest Artwork From Hong Kong’s Streets
www.nytimes.com



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Make marks in the air - with your feet:


E-Traces: Ballet Slippers Make Drawings From Dancer's Movements
makezine.com



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SDA Member Carol Milne's work featured on Time.com:


Artist Uses Glass Instead of Yarn to Create Knitted Sculpture
time.com



New Book "TextileArt around the world" from Textile link will include member Barbara De Pirro's work! http://ow.ly/E0UTh
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Textile arts at Burning Man 2014:


Burning Man: An Artist’s Experience | SDA NewsBlog
www.surfacedesign.org
60 mph winds that swirl dust around Burning Man festival each year make a harsh environment for textile arts. But Cameron Mason was unfazed...




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Life-saving transfer of sewing skills from taffeta to tyvek:


How a wedding dress maker is trying to stop the spread of Ebola
www.washingtonpost.com



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Show on now at American Textile History Museum "traces the history of 20th century art in textiles."


ARTIST TEXTILES: Picasso to Warhol
www.athm.org



#SDAMember Marijke van Welzen won 3rd place in Original Wearable Art in La Conner 2014 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival! http://ow.ly/E0UsS
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For Veteran's Day, paper-maker Pam DeLuco's Combat Paper is featured on "Service" episode of Craft in America: http://www.craftinamerica.org/shorts/paper-dolls-segment/





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Get a taste of the latest in design intelligence below - you'll want to subscribe to the whole textile-licious magazine:


Sample "Designing Minds" Fall '14 Surface Design Journal




SDA member Lanny Bergner recently published a book titled "Mesh Vessles" through blurb http://ow.ly/E0U44 .
World of Threads Festival of Contemporary Fiber Art now through Nov. 30th. http://ow.ly/E0UN2
New encaustic workshops with PAULA ROLAND in April, July, August, and October http://ow.ly/E0TFA
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In Chicago for SOFA? Here's a must-hear lecture on 11/8:


The Craft School Experience
www.sofaexpo.com
Directors from 5 US craft schools present art + stories of master teachers, students & artists whose work has been shaped by this transformative style of education.




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German artist pushes 3-D potential of paper to the max:


Spectacular Pop-up Sculptures by Peter Dahmen
www.thisiscolossal.com



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Center for Craft, Creativity & Design explores impact of these iconic quilts on visual culture Nov 14-15 in Asheville, NC:


Gee’s Bend in Translation: A Symposium
www.eventbrite.com
...and starting point for discussing broader theme of translation in fine art.




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SDA Member Ellen Schiffman + her work get the spotlight, here:


52 + Much More from Fiber Artist Ellen Schiffman
www.textileartist.org



Only a few spots left! Dorothy Caldwell will be teaching her Human Marks class on Lopez Island, June 16-20, 2015 http://ow.ly/DNiim