Carrie Miller, “(Pass) Through” (detail)


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September 2017

Coded Threads: Textile and Technology

September 27-December 8 Bellingham, WA United States

The exhibition brings together 14 well-known artists integrating textiles with technology: Lia Cook, Linda Hutchins, Robin Kang, Sheila Klein, Barbara Layne and Lauren Osmond, Maggie Orth, Devorah Sperber, Reiko Sudo, Laura Thapthimkuna, Suzi Webster, Carol D. Westfall, Anne Wilson, and Margo Wolowiec. Their works have connections with the complex set of associations embedded in the text/textile, web/website, net/networks relationship using updated tools and media. Textiles are among the oldest products of human art and skill.  The earliest textile techniques in our civilization (basket weaving, indigo dyeing, etc.) are…

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November 2017

Elegant Threads: Wearable Art and Surface Design

November 2-December 9 Tequesta, FL United States

Handmade art designed for the human body and surface design for alternative quilts, accessories and wall hangings. From separates to full costumes, from jewelry to incubator fiber arts incorporating textiles and mixed media. This is an exhibition designed to stretch the boundaries of art quilts and enhance the wardrobes of fashion connoisseurs in time for the holidays in Palm Beach County, Florida.

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California Fibers: Points of View

November 6-December 15 San Diego, CA United States

California Fibers “Points of View” encompasses a variety of fiber artists working from a myriad of approaches, each using different materials and techniques. Some artists such as Polly Jacobs Giacchina are inspired “by exploring texture and form through materials and techniques.” Cameron Taylor Brown’s work “responds to my experiences as a traveler. I see new places and meet new people, which open my eyes to new ways of seeing and thinking.” Lori Zimmerman’s embroidery “responds to the impulse to mend’s…

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Small Tapestry International 5: Crossroads

November 15-December 30 Tacoma, WA United States

International, juried show of contemporary small format tapestries. Image credit: Suzanne Fitzgerald Brexit: Caught in the Middle 8.25" x 9.25” mixed fibers weft, cotton warp

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December 2017

Heaven and Nature Sing

December 7, 2017-January 7, 2018 Kerrville, TX United States

Fiber Art by Caryl Gaubatz, Jewelry by Marguerite Guggolz, Encaustic Paintings by Lynn Luukinen.

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March 2018

Trail of Tears/The Long Walk

March 23, 2018-May 4, 2018 St. Charles, MO United States

Solo exhibition of Elaine Longtemps.

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