Conferences

Member's Meeting 2013 in•ter•face Conference, San Antonio, TX

Review world-class presenters & programming from past SDA bi-annual conferences - both international and regional.

SDA Members' Show, Kansas City,  2010 Photo by Leesa Hubbell

SDA promotes the work of its multi-talented members with international exhibitions. View online gallery presentation of conference-related shows here.

Students model recycled SDA t-shirt designs at SDA 2013 interface fashion show

Check out Surface Design in motion as models present the wearable work of our members in a fashionable manner.

View the emerging talent of SDA Student Members in a downloadable format.

Listen to 2011 conference presentations by Jack Becker, Jane Dunnewold, Anna Car

Experience the exchange of ideas at past SDA conferences via audio podcasts and digests of conference sessions.

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Pantone chooses a "winey" color:


Marsala - Pantone Color of the Year 2015
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Diana Mort Eicher: Prints & Papercuts from my Mother's Nigerian Textile Collection at Gallery 1639 through Jan 31st. http://ow.ly/FLxZI
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Cave paintings recently found in Indonesia rewrite history of human creativity:


Hunting for the Origins of Symbolic Thought
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Stuff your stockings with individual issues of SDA's gorgeous textile-inspired Journal at 20-30% discount, NOW:


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Watch how this "4-D" printed dress - recently acquired by MoMA - was conceived and made:


Kinematics Dress by Nervous System




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NYT's Holland Cotter promotes "Fiber Sculpture: 1960-Present" - the ground-breaking show now on at ICA/Boston:


Fiber Art: Long Way From the Loom
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Arizona Surface Design Association: Explorations on display at @VisionGalleryAZ until Jan 18th. http://ow.ly/FLxFo
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Gift the fiber lovers in your life with our textile-inspired art magazine:


How To Gift a Membership | surfacedesign.org
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Woven; New Textiles by Debbie Barrett-Jones at MLB Designs Gallery of St. Louis, MO through the end of December. http://ow.ly/FLzFW
Paula Roland and Audrey Phillips show work in "Natural Causes" at SMINK in Dallas, Texas http://www.sminkinc.com/Fine-Art/Current-Exhibitions…
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Transformative power of fiber + paper:


Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Tiny Studio Into Elaborate Dreamscapes
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Jane Dunnewold's Online Independent Study begins January 12. Check out this and her newsletter http://ow.ly/FLwvg
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