Silk

Goddess of Red
May 5th, 2014
The Elves' Garden
April 29th, 2014
The Scroll of mending
April 29th, 2014
Garden Series 1
April 26th, 2014
Moonglow Anemone 1
April 25th, 2014
Astrocytes on my mind
April 25th, 2014
alchemy: veriditas
April 24th, 2014
The Claim
April 19th, 2014
Outside These Walls
March 28th, 2014
boundaries (detail)
March 21st, 2014
East of the Sun and West of the Moon (Diana Krall)
March 18th, 2014
Some Other Spring (Billie Holliday)
March 18th, 2014
Up Jumped Spring (Freddie Hubbard)
March 18th, 2014
Up Jumped Spring (Freddie Hubbard) detail
March 18th, 2014
Rust and Indigo Shibori Scarves
March 16th, 2014
Yo (Heart) Tetris
March 15th, 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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Students in textiles/fibers+materials/fashion -- questions about applying for SDA Creative Promise Award for Student Excellence? Join @SURFACE_DESIGN on TWITTER for a Q&A tweet-chat on Thursday, April 9, 6:00PM EST. Naomi Adams, past Creative Promise Award recipient who is currently Assistant Professor of Art & Fiber Media at Idaho State University, and Elena Rosenberg, SDA Board of Directors member, will answer your questions about the application process and other student opportunities provided by Surface Design Association. *Note: use #surfacedesignorg to participate in the chat on April 9!
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New 2015 work from Surface Design Association member artists: Maria Lorenzo Sachs (Switzerland). http://www.surfacedesign.org/users/maria-lorenzo-sachs





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93-year-old style maven Iris Apfel stars in her own documentary:


Iris Official Trailer
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SDA Member Mary Edna Fraser has a new solo exhibit of batiks on silk -- Above, Between, Below -- at City Gallery at Waterfront Park in #CharlestonSC, now through May 3, 2015.
http://maryedna.com/blog/





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Quilting by the Lake at Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center began in 1981 as a four-day quilting conference in Cazenovia, NY, and has grown into a 2-week, internationally recognized quilting event attracting over 200 participants from around the country and overseas.


www.quiltingbythelake.com
www.quiltingbythelake.com



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PODS: Solid Felted Forms in 3D - workshop with SDA member Andrea Graham at New England Felting Supply.


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Shibori-driven paid internship for Bay Area resident / college student this summer:


WSN Summer Internship 2015 - Be Part of Our Team!
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Congratulations to SDA Member, Karen D. Miller Studio, on her upcoming solo exhibit at Shenkman Arts Centre / Centre des arts Shenkman, and on her work gracing the cover of #Ottawa's official 2015 art galleries guide! More info: http://www.surfacedesign.org/events/frame-fraym


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Feeling super, super excited right now! I went to pick up the new City of Ottawa galleries guide for the upcoming session so that I could see my exhibit listing and to my complete surprise look who is on the front cover!!!! :)



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The wondrous netted installations of Janet Echelman -- in this interview with Marci Rae McDade, Editor of Surface Design Journal: http://www.surfacedesign.org/newsblog/janet-echelman-the-complete-interview


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Sculptor Janet Echelman rarely has time to give talks - but she accepted SDA's invitation.




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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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