Publications

Since its debut in 1976, the quarterly, full color Surface Design Journal -  one of the most prestigious publications on textiles in the world - has enticed members to renew and receive another year of visual and conceptual inspiration. It features articles on a theme, interviews, Exposure for members' work, and Spotlight on Education.

Unsurpassed in the world of non-profit arts organizations, the custom-designed NewsBlog replaced the printed Newsletter in 2010. It features stories about members' creative accomplishments and resources for enhancing creative growth and building community. The eNews email announces opportunities, exhibitions, and Board news.

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Check out our fiber-media focused art mag featuring Korean makers - east & west: http://www.surfacedesign.org/marketplace/products/sda-journal-summer-2014





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Holly Stewart fabricates the phallus; her show at UMKC Gallery of Art closes 9/19:


Missouri Grandma Sculpts Giant Patchwork Penises
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Textile Blog creator John Hopper's new publication will explore the unique perception artists channel to create their work:


New "Inspirational" Online Magazine
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SDA gave 10 K-12 educators scholarships to attend our 2011 conference - which inspired 3 of them to create a website resource for fiber arts educators. BRAVA to all!


Explore Fiber
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#CallForEntry PleinAir magazine presents the 4th Annual PleinAir Salon. Deadline is September 30th. http://ow.ly/BuB2j
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Now on view at Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles:


New Directions: Textile Society of America's 1st Juried Exhibition
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Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Quilts of Gwendolyn Ann Magee at the Gatewood Gallery of UNCG. Now to Nov. 8th http://ow.ly/BuAQr
Congrats to Marijke van Welzen who won 1st place in the 2014 Hoffman Challenge with her coat "Midsummernightsdream" http://ow.ly/BuAFl
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Get state-of-the-art training – ahead of the pack – in this new Masters program in Surface Imaging at Philadelphia University (PA).


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In this rare interview, Sarah Burton fully emerges from behind the shadow of Lee McQueen:


The Genius Next Door
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Shy, unassuming and nice, Sarah Burton, the Alexander McQueen designer, is everything that her magically haunting collections are not.




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SDA member Linda F. Schmidt upcycles clothing in hooked compositions. Read her profile on Textile Study Group of NY blog:


Linda Friedman Schmidt: Transformation Through Clothing
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Congrats to 8 SDA member/artists who organized a group show of work on now through 9/26 at Gallery 1639 in Twin Cities / MN. https://www.facebook.com/sd8mn





Fashion Safehouse Occupation: Adam Arnold as Artist in Residence. His Fall collection Debuts October 1st @craftmuseum http://ow.ly/BbwXs
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House of Schumacher gets a 21st c make-over:


A Narrative Thread
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In rebranding one of the oldest fabric companies in the country, a new creative director finds inspiration in Schumacher’s rich history.




Jason Pollen "Unfurled: Thirty Years in Kansas City" http://ow.ly/BbwL0
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Atelier Versace created her gown; the veil is embroidered with imagery by her kids:


Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress Covered In Her Kids' Drawings
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Cindy Sherman wigs outs:


156 Wigs of Cindy Sherman
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Joanne Segal Brandford's knots & nets merged research & art:


Fiber and Air: A Net by Joanne Segal Brandford
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Pushing back against increasing exploitation of creatives:


Heroic Designer Publicly Shames Showtime for Asking Him to Work for Free
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Get a new perspective on Korean textile arts & artists - East & West - in our latest issue:


SDA Journal - Summer 2014
www.surfacedesign.org



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