Our biennial conferences are an international mix of movers, shakers, and makers who present and demonstrate the latest ideas and trends in fiber and textile arts. Join us in 2013 in San Antonio!
Artwork (clockwise from top): Diedre Adams, Jennifer Libby Fay, Anita Carse, Saaraliisa Ylitalo
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SDA shines a bright light on its multi-talented (and multi-media) members with an exhibition dedicated to their work at every biennial conference.
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Retrospective of this mid-century sculptor is her first solo show in New York in 50 years.
Jack Millikin Centre - Saskatchewan Wearable Art Gala 2013
PUNK: Chaos to Couture
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A local artist uses modern materials to weave creations representative of her roots.
Orly Genger in Madison Square Park / NYC
Orly Genger, an artist who deploys masses of rope in eye-popping ways, has created an installation of 3 enclosures for Madison Square Park.
Big score for use + visibility of textile mixed media...
Judy Pfaff Studio
In the Loop 3: Knitters Unite in UK
Whether or not you use looping techniques to express your ideas, you'll enjoy this glimpse of those who do. Let knitter Adrienne Sloane take you to a recent international confab in the UK, where she encountered lots of local color - along with some knitting royalty.