Carrie Miller, “(Pass) Through” (detail)

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October 2017

DUALITY, Artist in Residence Final Exhibition

October 19, 2017-October 22, 2017 Brooklyn, NY United States

The Textile Arts Center, in partnership with The Vanderbilt Republic, presents DUALITY, the 8th Artists in Residence exhibition, on view from the 19th to the 22nd of October, 2017 at the Gowanus Loft. Opening Reception October 19, 6-9PM Artists’ Talk: October 22, 7PM Gowanus Loft 61 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 The Textile Arts Center is pleased to present DUALITY, the final exhibition of the 8th cycle of Artists in Residence, on view from October 19th to the 22nd at…

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November 2017

Elegant Threads: Wearable Art and Surface Design

November 2, 2017-December 9, 2017 Tequesta, FL United States

Handmade art designed for the human body and surface design for alternative quilts, accessories and wall hangings. From separates to full costumes, from jewelry to incubator fiber arts incorporating textiles and mixed media. This is an exhibition designed to stretch the boundaries of art quilts and enhance the wardrobes of fashion connoisseurs in time for the holidays in Palm Beach County, Florida.

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California Fibers: Points of View

November 6, 2017-December 15, 2017 San Diego, CA United States

California Fibers “Points of View” encompasses a variety of fiber artists working from a myriad of approaches, each using different materials and techniques. Some artists such as Polly Jacobs Giacchina are inspired “by exploring texture and form through materials and techniques.” Cameron Taylor Brown’s work “responds to my experiences as a traveler. I see new places and meet new people, which open my eyes to new ways of seeing and thinking.” Lori Zimmerman’s embroidery “responds to the impulse to mend’s…

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Sabbath: The 20017 Dorothy L. Saxe Invitational

November 12, 2017-February 25, 2018 San Francisco, CA United States

57 artists in diverse mediums were invited to create works of art reinterpreting and responding to the concept of Sabbath ("Day of Rest") across religions and cultures.  

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Small Tapestry International 5: Crossroads

November 15, 2017-December 30, 2017 Tacoma, WA United States

International, juried show of contemporary small format tapestries. Image credit: Suzanne Fitzgerald Brexit: Caught in the Middle 8.25" x 9.25” mixed fibers weft, cotton warp

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Echoes of the Prairie, Works in Cloth by Susan Lordi Marker

November 17, 2017-January 25, 2018 Kansas City, MO United States

In her exhibition at The Box Gallery in downtown Kansas City, Susan Lordi Marker shows some of her art textiles that reflect her work in prairie conservation. Ongoing through January 25, 2018, the exhibition includes "please touch" samples of these highly textural works.

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December 2017

Heaven and Nature Sing

December 7, 2017-January 7, 2018 Kerrville, TX United States

Fiber Art by Caryl Gaubatz, Jewelry by Marguerite Guggolz, Encaustic Paintings by Lynn Luukinen.

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Arrowmont

December 16, 2017-March 3, 2018 Gatlinburg, TN United States

Landscape has been a prominent and historical subject matter explored by artists as they consider their relationship to the outdoors. Submitted works for Nature and Neon will be an interpretation of the countryside that takes fantastical or surreal form. Michele's artwork "Green Peace" is one of 48 entries selected nationally for this exhibition.

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January 2018

Textile Center Presents: A Common Thread 2018: Annual Member Exhibition

January 8-March 10 Minneapolis, MN United States

(photo: "Midwest Façade I" by Teresa Paschke) A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings…

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Identi-TEA: 16th Biennial Teapot Exhibition

January 12-March 11 St. Louis, MO United States

Identity is a distinguishing characteristic or the personality of an individual. Visually, one can usually identify a teapot because it has a body, spout, handle and lid, but each teapot has its own unique and complex characteristics based on the artist creating it. Teapots have traveled all across the world and appear in many different cultures and nations. This exhibition, Identi-TEA, draws from the different interpretations and explorations of the artist-made teapot, as well as the ways artists express their…

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