Northern California

Welcome, Northern California SDA members! Learn more:

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Representative Ruth Tabancay: ruthtabancay [at] gmail [dot] com

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About Northern California SDA
Members in this region are in zipcodes: 93592-96160. Southern California members are in zipcodes 90001-93591.

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Get an eyeful of spectacular work chosen for recent 8th China biennale, here:


Photo Essay: China’s 8th International Fiber Art Biennale
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Barbara De Pirro's new work "Metamorphosis" is installed at Spaceworks Tacoma now through April 16th. http://ow.ly/HFxpK
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Merfolk (mermaids & mermen) feel transformed when they put on their tails:


Merfest!
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This art "gangster" supports emerging artists - with strings attached:


The Art World’s Patron Satan
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Apple's head designer says schools are failing to teach graduates how to make products.


Design education is "tragic" says Jonathan Ive
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@Surface_Design We'd love to tell you about our upcoming Natural Dye Foraging + Textile Printmaking workshops. pic.twitter.com/WytcsfSWXq
Secretary Madeleine Albright's powerful pin collection to be exhibited at Bellevue Arts Museum @WeAreBAM http://ow.ly/HFvJ1
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Get the creative backstory on SDA President Jeanne Beck:


Inside the Artist’s Studio w/ Jeanne Beck: Coming Home Through Creating
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#blacklivesmatter at Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles:


Urban Letters by Yarn Bombing Los Angeles
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What do you think of her white gloves with a black Dior gown?


Uproar Over Amal Clooney’s White Gloves
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Fashion designers take note! International call for ''art wear" - deadline September 25:


2nd Saskatchewan Wearable Art Gala
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SDA Member Carol Eckert curated "Explorations" show of Arizona SDA members' work - on through 1/18:


Vision Gallery | Chandler, AZ | USA
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Indian medical researchers + weavers give new meaning to "silk screening":


Weavers Turn Silk Into Diabetes Test Strips
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Thanks to Elena Rosenberg for putting this floating residency opp on the radar:


23 Days at Sea / Travellng Artist Residency
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@Surface_Design It's time to heed the #callforart for @fantasticfibers int'l juried exhibit. http://fantasticfibers.theyeiser.org pic.twitter.com/8jiACVAjfp
#CallforEntries International Fiber Arts Vll Deadline in Sept. 1, 2015 for 2D, 3D and wearable art! http://ow.ly/GZvaL
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Trend Union savant Li Edelkoort announces new award for students in textile or fashion programs; deadline is April 3.


Dorothy Waxman Textile Design Prize 2015
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Diana Mort Eicher's "Prints & Papercuts from My Mother's Nigerian Textile Collection" at Gallery 1639, St. Paul, MN. http://ow.ly/GZu4H
The Most-Searched #Artists in the US -according to @eBay- includes Faith Ringgold http://j.mp/14j6TCT #artquilts pic.twitter.com/Axjvjj3AWB
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Thanks to all who pledged because they could not imagine a future without SDA in it. Please fulfill your USA-tax deductible pledge for 2015 here - or consider making one if you have not yet done so:


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