This go round, Mickie serves up hot links to international yarnbombers, Mobilia Gallery’s textile-rich database, V&A’s delectable video channel featuring edgy toile – plus favorites from Hand/Eye online magazine. And don’t miss far-flung quilts of many colors. Let Mickie hook you up, here!
Let Studio Art Quilt Associates Executive Director (and SDA member!) Martha Sielman be your guide on this tour of contemporary art quilts that explore the beauty of the natural world – as well as the creative process of the maker. First in a series by Lark Books.
Marci Rae McDade invites us to meet her in St. Louis for a recap of Innovations in Textiles 9 event there last Fall. Savor her itinerary and outstanding images of innovative work in this comprehensive overview. “Follow the Leader” site-specific installation/performance by Guerra de la Paz shown at left.
SDA Member Joe Cunningham features the work and short profiles of 30 contemporary male quilters in this recent overview. SDA member Luke Haynes, whose work is included, shows us some highlights.
SDA Members Carol Westfall & Erma Martin Yost were awarded an SDA Small Event Grant to invite California artist/poet Joan Schulze to speak at NOHO gallery in NYC in January; a simple concept with unlimited potential to inspire. Patricia Malarcher reports.
After years of being asked by her students to publish a book on her work and research, “Ambassador of Bojagi” Chunghie Lee has recently released this beautiful volume on the traditional Korean patchwork process and how it has been transformed and reinterpreted in the 21st century.
Let Mickie be your guide to more resources on the web. This time it’s Green website at the Textile Museum, Art Blog Venetian Red + UK batik, African textiles & toppers then fiber bunnies made from recycled butts. Cigarette, that is. Link about it!
One in a growing number of SDA’s “Men in Quilts”, Joe Cunningham has been working in the medium since 1979. Follow along as he takes you through his process on a breakthrough quilt he made in 2006. Creative sparks along his way home in San Francisco’s Presidio ignited his imagination, leading him to freely fuse the ideas and materials that took him to a new level of working “in flow”.
Sample the latest delicacies from the world-wide-web-roaming Mickie. This trip she links us to San Jose for some really big quilts by A Bee; too close for comfort to Golden Orb spiders that spin gold; to the UK for access to great shows and videos; to Aussie fibre Down Under; then finally to a sweet site for needlearts. Cloth intarsia, anyone?