SDA Conference Award - 2009

2009 SDA Off the Grid Conference Award Recipients

The work of these artists has been recognized for surface design innovation by a judge or juror at an SDA Conference.

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Jane Ogren - JEFO Bubbles #618

Jane Ogren
Pittsburgh, PA

JEFO Bubbles #618

Joy Stocksdale Best in Show
Member Show: Surface Matters


Clay McLaurin - LaceClay McLaurin
Athens, GA

Lace

Second Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Linda Lewis - Money

Linda Lewis
Edinburg, TX

Money

Second Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Natalya Aikens - PiterNatalya Aikens
Pleasantville, NY

Piter 

Third Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Judy Bales - Summer GrassJudy Bales
Fairfield, IA

Summer Grass 

Third Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Shin-Hee Chin - Comfort and Peace

Shin-Hee Chin
McPherson, KS

Comfort and Peace

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Susan Lasch Krevitt - Net Work: Thin Slice

Susan Lasch Krevitt
Thousand Oaks, CA

Net Work: Thin Slice 

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Janet Lipkin - Wonder

Janet Lipkin

Richmond, CA

Wonder

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Leisa Rich - Nano

Leisa Rich

Atlanta, GA

Nano

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Luanne Rimel - Stone Silence

Luanne Rimel

St. Louis, MO

Stone Silence

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Kathy Weaver - Damaged Morphology

Kathy Weaver
Highland Park, ID

Damaged Morphology

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Jabbar Khatri - Bandhani mulberry silk stoleJabbar Khatri
Bhuj, India

Bandhani mulberry silk stole

SDA Award of Excellence
Member Show: Surface Matters


Susan Bowman - Leaf MatrixSusan Bowman
Colorado Springs, CO

Leaf Matrix

Handweavers Guild of America Award 
Member Show: Surface Matters


Carole Waller - Mountain Coat, Quilted Coat, Organza DressCarole Waller
Bath, UK

Mountain Coat, Quilted Coat, Organza Dress

First Place 
Fashion Show: Textile Fusion


Jorie Johnson - 3a. Sumi Silk Series: Jacket 1, 1a. Sumi Silk Series: vest 1Jorie Johnson
Kyoto, Japan

3a. Sumi Silk Series: Jacket 1, 1a. Sumi Silk Series: vest 1

Second Place
Fashion Show: Textile Fusion


Eulanda Sanders - Metalling with Fibers XXXII: Desert Sunset, Metalling with Fibers XXXIIIEulanda Sanders
Fort Collins, CO

Metalling with Fibers XXXII: Desert Sunset, Metalling with Fibers XXXIII

Third Place 
Fashion Show: Textile Fusion


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Xiaopei Wu
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Venus Anadyomene

First Place
Student Show: Points of Departure


Heather Marie Macali -Twinks Reject

Heather Macali
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Twinks Reject

Second Place
Student Show: Points of Departure


Rubi McGrory - Softball

Rubi McGrory
Savannah College of Art & Design, GA

Softball

Third Place
Student Show: Points of Departure


Joann Weiss - Calendar

Joanne Weis
University of Louisville, KY

Calendar

SDA Award of Excellence
Student Show: Points of Departure

 

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Using yams & mud to dye silk cloth that was once more expensive than gold in China:


Kathrin Von Rechenberg's Tea Silk
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At US Open, ball boys will be sporting RL wearable tech with conductive threads to monitor breathing & heart rate.:


Ralph Lauren to Introduce Wearable Technology
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Classes in Textiles with Ann Morton this fall. Check out the scheduleat Paradise Valley CC in Phoenix. http://ow.ly/Alqv3
The Fabric Workshop and Museum presents "Mother and Child Reunion" by Artist-in-Residence Kazumi Tanaka. http://ow.ly/Alq9s
Craft in America Center presents "Body Conscious: Southern California Fiber" Aug 23 to Oct 25 http://ow.ly/AlpJv
#CallForEntry "Materials Hard and Soft" More information from Greater Denton Arts Council. Deadline is September 5th!
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Turns out the mind needs to wander:


Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain
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Vacation isn’t a luxury. Neither is daydreaming. Don’t skimp.




METHOD Announces Barbara De Pirro and Katie Miller in "Vorfreude".Now through August 23. http://ow.ly/AloP8
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130 textile works will dance in Spanish breezes starting 8/14: http://www.artalvent.com/index.php/en/





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130 textile works will dance in Spanish breezes starting 8/14:


Art al Vent XI
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International exposition of contemporary textile art hangs from balconies of Gata de Gorgos, Spain




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Contextile biennial, now on in Portugal, awarded honorable mentions to SDA members Amanda Salm & April Dauscha. Congrats!


Contextile 2014 Awards
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Acquisition Prize went to "Naturaleza Desdoblada" by Mexican artist Miriam Medrez.




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Fiber Program's Dye Garden at U of N Texas gets some love in Hand/Eye:


The UNT Natural Dye Garden
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SDA Members make textile design history by contributing their explorations & experiments via 12" x 12" swatch. Join us!


SDA Swatch Collection: A Textile Arts Resource
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SDA Journal Editor Marci McDade curated "Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home" exhibition now on at Hap Gallery, PDX: http://hapgallery.com/





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SDA Journal Editor Marci McDade curated "Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home" exhibition now on at Hap Gallery, PDX: http://hapgallery.com/





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Malian-born artist-designer Aboubakar Fofana champions natural indigo in NYC:


Reviving a Dyeing Technique
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Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Quilts of Gwendolyn Ann Magee on display at Gatewood Gallery UofNC Sept 11- Nov 8. http://ow.ly/zX916
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Wrapping with crochet is not a new idea, but wrapping another maker's work with it is well done here by Portugal's Joana Vasconcelos (of Venice Biennale fame):


Ceramic Animal & Insect Sculptures Wrapped in Crochet
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Help The Lake Chapala Projects stitch a river! Submit a swatch and be a part of this SDA member's project! http://lakechapalaprojects.wordpress.com/theriver/
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Turns out quilting is like a gym for your brain:


Learning New Skills Works Best To Keep Brain Sharp
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