Silk

Seeder
June 15th, 2014
Golden Bud
June 15th, 2014
Triad
June 15th, 2014
Transformations - Fashion Collection 2014
June 12th, 2014
Birch Grove
June 10th, 2014
"THE SEASON OF TRANSFORMATION"
May 31st, 2014
Ungrounded
May 30th, 2014
wildbloom
May 29th, 2014
'SLEEPING VALLEY"
May 29th, 2014
Time Line II
May 16th, 2014
Wandering Through
May 16th, 2014
Hand Painted Habotai Silk Scarf
May 10th, 2014
Hand Dyed / Solar Printed Habotai Silk Scarf
May 10th, 2014
Madder over Walnut
May 6th, 2014
Goddess of Red
May 5th, 2014
The Elves' Garden
April 29th, 2014

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Looking for a textile-arts focused employment opportunity? Love building relationships, networking & new products? Consider becoming SDA's new Advertising Manager. Details here:


SDA Seeks New Ad Manager
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Nick Cave - Visual Artist on Kuba cloths, as part of The Artist Project, new from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


Nick Cave on Kuba cloths | The Artist Project Season 1 | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

'I think sometimes simplicity is the most powerful form.'




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SDA Member Spotlight: Nancy Nakamoto. View Nancy's and many other members' work in SDA Image Gallery: http://www.surfacedesign.org/users/nancy-nakamoto

Nancy is also the Arizona State SDA Rep.





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This one is a MUST share. Via BBC News: "The Bolivian women who knit parts for hearts."


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The Aymara women of Bolivia are using their centuries-old knitting and weaving skills to make parts to help children with holes in their hearts.




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Is your application for MATERIALITIES: Contemporary Textile Arts Catalogue & Exhibition ready yet? We encourage you to submit work of any size or format that demonstrates innovative use of textile media. Any textile technique or material is acceptable, including the use of nontraditional materials and time arts, such as video and sound. Get MORE INFO here: http://www.surfacedesign.org/subpage/call-entries-members-catalog-exhibition





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New 2015 work from Surface Design Association member artists: Elizabeth Fram http://www.surfacedesign.org/users/elizabeth-fram





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Mixed media workshops with SDA member Hollie Heller at Art Retreat Tamarindo in Costa Rica.


Hollie Heller

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Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette at Bard Graduate Center opens April 3, 2015. http://bit.ly/1N6u0BX


Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette

April 3–July 26, 2015 at Bard Graduate Center Gallery More: http://www.bgc.bard.edu/gallery/gallery-at-bgc/fashioning-the-body.html Having garnered high accl...




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SDA Member Julie B. Booth teachers several surface design classes, including "Patching, Stitching, Weaving: Creating Healing Cloth", where students explore personal symbolism to create a richly stitched and meaningful cloth. A report from Julie's recent class: http://bit.ly/1brGXbO


Julie B Booth: Healing Cloth Workshop
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Congratulations to Shannon Stratton on her appointment as Chief Curator at MAD | Museum of Arts and Design! Stratton holds MFA (Fiber & Material Studies) and MA (Art History) from SAIC. She joins MAD after 12 years as founder and executive director of Threewalls, a Chicago contemporary arts org.

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Museum of Arts and Design Appoints Shannon Stratton as New Chief Curator
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Final days to nominate outstanding students for SDA awards recognizing innovation in textile media. http://www.surfacedesign.org/get-involved/apply-sda-award-grant


2014 SDA Outstanding Student Awards

2014 Surface Design Association Outstanding Student Award Recipient. For information on this year's award opportunities, go to: http://www.surfacedesign.org/get-involved/apply-sda-award-grant




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Women to watch in the art world:


25 Women Curators On the Rise
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What It Really Takes to Be an Artist: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Genius Awardee Teresita Fernández’s Commencement Address, via Brain Pickings.


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"Being an artist is not just about what happens when you are in the studio. The way you live, the people you choose to love and the way you




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Summer 2015 Workshops at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts: Feltmaking, Basketry, Weaving, and more. http://bit.ly/1CNrNII

Triangles in Grey, Red, Gold, White, Browns and Blue by HAYSTACK INSTRUCTOR Christy Matson, 2012.





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#ThrowbackThursday The cover of Surface Design Association Journal from Spring 1993: Painting on Silk. Artist: Linda Raffel





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SDA Member Spotlight: Janine Thornton (Applique on cotton). View Janine's + many other members' work in SDA Image Gallery: http://www.surfacedesign.org/users/janine-thornton





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4 more weeks to see "Women Fashion Power" at Design Museum in London. For exhibitions, conferences, workshops & other events, visit Surface Design Association calendar: http://www.surfacedesign.org/calendar/calendar





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New Textile Travel opportunities from Amazigh Cultural Tours Morocco -- Marrakech to the Sahara. Itineraries and many photos at: http://culturaltoursmorocco.com/textiles/


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Our first Textile Tour starts tomorrow! This tour has proved so popular we have 2 tours running so why not come along in October! Check the website for details http://culturaltoursmorocco.com/textiles/



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This summer at Penland School of Crafts - "Experimental Patternmaking" workshop with Justin LeBlanc, Assistant Professor at NC State University and Project Runway Season 12 Finalist. http://penland.org/textiles/index.html