Krista Leesi "Millefleur… waiting for the unicorn" (detail) 2016

SDA Exhibits

Surface Design Association hosts exhibits and events throughout the year. Featured events are highlighted below.

Use the following links to explore current and upcoming exhibits

Shifting Landscapes – February 24 2017 – May 20, 2017

FIBER ART VIII International Biennial Fiber Arts Exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts – Submission Deadline is June 1, 2017


Shifting Landscapes: 3rd International SDA Member Juried Exhibition

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SHIFTING LANDSCAPES

Comfort Hair-Nest, Yun Kim

Comfort Hair-Nest, Yun Kim

February 24 2017 – May 20, 2017

opening reception: Friday, February 24th 5-7 pm

panel discussion: Saturday, February 25th 2 pm

form & concept

435 South Guadalupe

Santa Fe, NM 87501

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The 2017 members juried exhibition, Shifting Landscapes, will be held in partnership with form & concept at their location in Santa Fe, NM, February 24 2017 – May 20, 2017. An opening reception will be held Friday, February 25th from 5-7 pm at form & concept, with a panel discussion featuring Danielle Kelly, Executive Director of Surface Design Association, and the exhibition jurors Erika Lynne Hanson and Frank Rose, on Saturday, February 26th. Mark Newport, featured artists from the Fall SDJ issue, Mending, will also join the panel to discuss his exhibition at the gallery, Mark Newport: Mending.

Jurors Erika Lynne Hanson and Frank Rose sought work that explores traditional, non-traditional, and contemporary interpretations of place by artists, designers, and makers working with or inspired by fiber or textile materials and techniques. The jurors received 218 entries from 40 states and 25 countries.  A total of 39 artists will be featured in the exhibition.

Learn more about Shifting Landscapes here: Shifting Landscapes

Learn more about the opening reception and panel discussion in February here.


 

FIBER ART VIII International Biennial Fiber Arts Exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts

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This signature biennial exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, held in collaboration with Surface Design Association, invites national and international artists to submit innovative and traditional fiber art, contemporary concepts using either traditional or unusual materials. SDA members may apply at the reduced rate of $15 per entry.

Submission deadline: June 1.

Jurors: Eszter Bornemisza, Wendy Lugg and Jason Pollen.

Learn more about the exhibition. (pdf)