Making Our Mark
August 3 – 6, 2017 – Register Now
Join SDA when we return to Portland, Oregon for the biennial conference centered on creativity and our 40th Anniversary. This conference features an array of exciting speakers, balancing thoughtful inquiry and dialogue with making and celebration. Making Our Mark will be held in partnership with Portland State University and Oregon College of Art & Craft, with sponsorship from the American Crafts Council and Friends of Fiber Art.
Registration is limited to 250 people. Register now!
Get more information about the conference by reading the conference prospectus(3 MB)
Our keynotes this year are Sheila Pepe, Josh Faught, Jane Lackey, and Aram Han Sifuentes. Read their bios here.
It’s our 40th Anniversary and we have lots planned! Check out our programs
View the schedule at a glance to get a general overview of the conference
Learn about the various events + opportunities available for our members.
Meet with Sheila Pepe, participate in presentations, network, and more
Do you want to make your mark by volunteering?
Book your hotel room or reserve a dorm.
Plan your trip to Portland.
Please support our sponsors