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This exhibit of quilts by Judy Becker, Nancy Crasco, Sandy Donabed, Sylvia Einstein and Carol Anne Grotrian, is a unique insight into the relationships of a critique group. It is is the first in the NEQM’s “Quilted Canvas” series, which will explore the roots of the art quilt in New England over the next few years. The quilts span the three decades that the group has been meeting to critique their work and support each other as artists. Their motivations…Find out more »
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 »
Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts, a touring exhibition organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art, showcases some of the best machine-piecing and quilting being done today. The juried, invitational exhibition features 51 quilts by an array of artists that improvise around the Bull’s Eye pattern: a four quadrant design with a bull’s eye at the center of each quarter. Color and design become the focus of a dazzling array of quilts by Nancy Crow. The artists were challenged to create…Find out more »
We’re a small arts-based startup in Lower Manhattan seeking artists to be featured in our digital tutorials. Artists must be excited to share their craft with others. Experience performing workshops or teaching is preferred, but not necessary. What’s more important is being able to engage your audience and convey how and why you do what you do in a way that others can follow along and share in your creative process. Our tutorials will be approximately 40 to 60 minutes…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 »
Yosemite Renaissance 32 provides a contemporary perspective on the century-old artistic traditions of depicting the landscape, issues and ideas surrounding Yosemite National Park. Image info: Bonnie Peterson: Drought, 38" H x 55" W, Embroidery on silk Drought explains snow water equivalent data and tree ring science for California's "500 year drought."Find out more »
A two person show featuring the handmade sculptural felt of Kristy Kun and oil paintings by Shawn Demarest. Kristy’s newest series, "Tenacities and Opulent Fibers", explores a reversal in the strength of elemental materials (wool and steel) and personal stories of perseverance. A special artist’s talk for fiber enthusiasts will be held Sunday, March 26th at 11am.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 »