Silk

Pluto Celebrates its Change in Status detail
February 3rd, 2015
Scattered Showers With Sun Breaks
February 3rd, 2015
Just Spring detail
February 3rd, 2015
Summer Solstice detail
February 3rd, 2015
Suspense detail
February 3rd, 2015
Marilynn Cowgill
January 28th, 2015
Terrible is the Body
January 28th, 2015
Layers Exposed 2
January 13th, 2015
"Sailor's Warning Diptych"
January 7th, 2015
"Mirage: Atmospheric Refraction"
January 7th, 2015
"Untitled Commision"
January 7th, 2015
Can we see the wood for the trees
December 12th, 2014
Victoria Red
November 23rd, 2014
"Secrets Revealed"
November 20th, 2014
Natural and eco dye print silk scarf with screenprinted nude
November 14th, 2014
Topoquiltography
November 7th, 2014

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Feminism, fiber & "gender weirdos obsessed with yarn" here:


Honor our Wrinkles: Fiber, Women, Dykes and Queers
www.artpractical.com



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A psychedelic Felt Fantasia:


Circles of Felt Gone Wild
www.juxtapoz.com



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Kaneko - an artspace in Omaha - is in a FIBER frenzy NOW through April 25. Check out the all-star line-up, here:


Focus On Fiber at Kaneko in Omaha, Nebraska USA
www.surfacedesign.org



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Connect to fiber arts history via podcast with Jenelle Porter, curator of "Fiber Sculpture 1960-Present" (now on in Columbus, OH) & Sheila Hicks:


Jenelle Porter, Sheila Hicks
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Curator Jenelle Porter, artist Sheila Hicks.




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Experience recent QuiltCon in Austin, TX, here:


QuiltCon's Lasting Impressions
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SDA Members can apply for SDA grants that support small events or personal development. Find out more, here! http://www.surfacedesign.org/get-involved/apply-sda-award-grant





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CodaWorx seeks socially-engaged submissions by February 28:


CODAmagazine - Editorial Calendar
www.codaworx.com
Seeking collaborative projects dealing with challenging local / world issues, creating spaces that help, heal, question or raise awareness.




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He's 109 and knits sweaters for penguins:


Australia's oldest man still knitting for human & animal friends
minisites.ninemsn.com.au



See Milisa Galazzi's work @EndicottCollege in "Organic to Geometric Investigations in Structure and Surface" http://ow.ly/Jmfp5
Registration now open for 2015 encaustic workshops with Paula Roland. http://www.rolandworkshops.com/
Laura Splan's work in TechNoBody at @ArtsWestchester now through March 21. http://ow.ly/Jme5p pic.twitter.com/uf6mQBosPZ
Voting for #BAMBiennial 2014 closes 3/1. Make your voice heard and then join us for the award ceremony on 3/6. pic.twitter.com/Xy13TWNILY
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Call-for-Entries NOW OPEN until April 15; students + emerging makers welcome:


Call For Entries for Catalog & Exhibition
www.surfacedesign.org
Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts - SDA International Juried Exhibition




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View into elegant mud-dyed kimonos - and their decline:


Old Ways Prove Hard to Shed, Even as Crisis Hits Kimono Trade
www.nytimes.com



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Now you can see this show in the heartland of Ohio:


Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present | Wexner Center for the Arts
wexarts.org
“Splendid, viscerally engaging…[a] groundbreaking exhibition.”—Boston Globe




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"....meant to underscore the theatrical nature needed to be an artist today, which may bolster the argument in some quarters that the field is full of charlatans."


Sociologist Sarah Thornton Asks: What Is an Artist?
www.wsj.com



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Little Dandelion's "quiet rebellion" against mass production, Aussie-style:


Woollie Mammoth
www.littledandelion.com



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Lumi - formerly Inkodye - on Sharktank 2/13.


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It's happening. Lumi is going to be on @[166082193402927:274:Shark Tank] tomorrow. Tune in to ABC at 9PM / 8PM to see the worlds first prime time demo of #inkodye!



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As Fashion Week NYC begins, a celebration of fashion's senior moment:


This season's It Girls are all over the age of 60!
www.fannykarst.com