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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Outstanding show of sculptural forms & extraordinary objects in textile media now on at Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge, MA:


The New Textiles, 2014
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Who knew? Knot expert Des Pawson runs a Museum of Knots in UK:


In Praise of the Humble Knot
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They’re as old as humankind, used by practically every person on the planet every day - and under-appreciated.




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Mainstream artist Richard Tuttle references fabrics in "weave" + "textile" focus of his new show at Tate Modern/London - opening today, 10/14/14.


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Textiles go Nobel! Creator of Rugmark/Goodweave child-labor-free certification wins the big one:


Who is India’s Kailash Satyarthi, the other Nobel Peace Prize winner?
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Love Japanese textiles? Get insider access via these annual tours led by SDA member Yoshiko Wada:


Slow Fiber Studios Tours of Japanese Textile Arts
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Surfaces created by dissolving:


Meredith Woolnough’s Embroideries Mimic Delicate Forms of Nature
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It's contest season! Vote for SDA Member Kim Eichler-Messmer to help her win West Elm Small Business Grant, here: https://www.westelmlocalgrant.com/





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Vote until 10/13 for SDA Member Rowland Rickett's indigo textiles, a finalist in Martha Stewart's American Made contest:


Ricketts Indigo
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Basketry meets beekeeping in a functional sculpture:


The Sun Hive: Experimental Natural Beekeeping
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Procion MX dyeing demystified, here:


Consult “Dyeing Alchemy” To Enhance Procion MX Dyeing
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Intimidated by complex math involved in dyeing fabric by weight to get consistent - and reproducible - results? Let Diane Franklin make it easy.




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Is this a widely-held sentiment?


New "Why I Quilt" Tee
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New grant opportunity for makers who create via socially engaged practices - like Otto Von Busch, show here:


SDA Socially Engaged Practices Grant
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Now in Boston: mainstream art world gets on board with importance of textile media in history of sculpture:


Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present
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Georgia Rowswell is amoung several SDA members whose work is featured in this new survey with 800+ photos:


Textileart Around The World
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SDA Member Debra Smith solo show now at Haw Contemporary in Kansas City, MO:


"Shifting Territory"...to unfamiliar places
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Felted fiberfill + sponges create a "cloud" with motion-triggered lightening & thunder - and streaming music. Who knew?


cloud.
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Women and Print: A Contemporary View at @SC_Williamson includes #SDAmember Paula Roland. Open now through Oct. 19th. http://ow.ly/BX8kW
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UK's Tom Hare uses basketry techniques to re-imagine a tree house:


Illuminated Woven Willow Tree House
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How will you celebrate Handweavers Guild of America's Spinning & Weaving Week 2014 - October 6 - 12?


Spinning & Weaving Week Events
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Moroccan stylist Hassan Hajjaj rocks pattern play of N Africa:


Portraits Of Moroccan Hipsters...
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