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Michelle Stitzlein's work utilizes recycled and found materials ranging from bottle caps, piano keys, electrical wires and garden hoses. She transforms her humble materials into multi-faceted visual landscapes, often rendering the original objects unrecognizable. This tension between the object's former industrial life and its transformation into a work inspired by the natural world provides a valuable dialogue about consumerism, industrial production and the sublimity of nature.Find out more »
The Contact features 30 of Ann Johnston’s large-scale quilts inspired by the California Sierra Nevada mountain range. The Sierra Nevadas are a place of power and fascination for many people who have experienced it. The term “contact” is used to describe the place where geologic units touch, and it’s an inescapable theme in Johnston’s quilts. Through this body of work, Johnston explores the sunlit white granite peaks, and the dark mines and machinery of the California Gold Rush. Her connection…Find out more »
Art Quill Studio in Arcadia Vale, NSW will be holding a series of workshops during 2017 tutored by Marie-Therese Wisniowski. The workshops have been structured so that they can be attended as individual workshops or as an on-going series. The workshop program will start with basic printmaking techniques and advance to mastering complex multiple imaging/overprinting relationships and techniques. The techniques are suitable for printing on fabric and paper substrates. For information about the 2017 Workshops Program please click on the…Find out more »
Over the course of a year Ellen Schiffman decided to fill a 9” x 9” x 3” shadow box each week with a work utilizing fiber and employing both traditional and experimental fiber art techniques. Having worked as a fiber artist for over thirty years, she set out to explore methods and materials in ways that stretched and redefined not only herself as an artist but also the fiber art medium.Find out more »
Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry: 40 Years of Color, Light, & Motion will be opening at the Texas Quilt Museum this week with 46 quilts spanning 40 years from 1976 to 2016. Artist's talk & opening reception 2-4pm, Saturday, April 1Find out more »
A solo exhibition of Garry Noland's new and recent works on paper, mixed media sculpture and paintings. Image Title: Ladder Media: Flashe on corrugate with decollage 92" x 36" photo: EG SchempfFind out more »
Barbara Lee Smith is an award-winning mixed media artist, writer, educator, and curator who creates large-scale landscapes and abstract works using a three-step process of painting, collage, and machine stitching. Personal, political; even a bit philosophical, these works from the past few years express the changes that have given Smith pause to reflect on the light that slips in. In addition to numerous international solo exhibitions, Smith’s work has been collected by the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, the Racine Art…Find out more »
An exhibition of paintings and textile constructions featuring nature patterns and forms. Image title: Dawn Breaks Early. ©2017. Sharon McCartney. Mixed Media textile construction, 12 x 36". photo credit: John Polak Photography for more information: SharonMcCartneyart.comFind out more »
Explore the elements of design: form, color, line, and texture, and learn how to work with these elements digitally. Create a portfolio that will include your design samples. Course Requirements: Student must know how to use the basic tools of PSE and layers. A drawing tablet with stylus is required for this class.Find out more »