Blog Post Tag: spotlight

“Stitched Stories” by Tilleke Schwarz

April 8, 2022 5:00 am

Welcome to my exhibition, Stitched Stories, in the south of The Netherlands! I know it’s not really next door for most of you, but it is a great opportunity to see an overview of my work in a beautiful gallery. The show will be up until April 18, 2022 at High Five Art (Baarle-Nassau, The …

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Member Spotlight: Korey Rowswell

March 18, 2022 5:00 am

The catalyst for my current body of work is volunteering at a local thrift store. Huge heaps of clothing are donated every day, but only a small amount is good enough to be put onto the store floor. The rest are shunted further down the supply chain until the items eventually end up in a …

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International Spotlights 2021 Roundup by Susan M. Clark

December 22, 2021 5:00 am

Throughout 2021, Susan M. Clark (SDA Membership Committee member) has been researching and interviewing international SDA members about their life, work, and process. These interviews were published in our monthly newsletters, but in case you missed them here’s all of Susan’s artist spotlights from this year!  JANUARY 2021: CHIAKI DOSHO Based in Kanagawa, part of …

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Julie Beeler’s Mushroom Color Atlas

December 10, 2021 5:00 am

The Mushroom Color Atlas launched this past October as an online resource and reference for the stunning and wide range of colors that can be derived from mushrooms. Lauren Sinner, SDA Managing Editor, interviewed Julie Beeler, the creator of the project about her inspiration, process, and plans for the future. What prompted you to create …

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Caron Tabb: Humanity Is Not A Spectator Sport by Casey Curry

November 29, 2021 5:00 am

In a recent interview, social psychologist Robert Livingston argued: “[when] people build walls to insulate what they currently believe to be true … relationships provide an opening within that wall for a different perspective to enter.” For artist Caron Tabb, these words were a call to action igniting a years-long reckoning with her role and …

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Why Residencies? by Susan Hensel

November 19, 2021 5:00 am

It’s been a long time since I attended one. They do present certain challenges. Most of my adult life I was either a single parent of a child and/or a dog, neither of whom could attend residencies with me. Residencies are available all over the world. They range from yurts and tree houses to resort …

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Art and Earth by Christine Keller

November 12, 2021 5:00 am

A series of exhibitions were held in Dunedin, NZ, in which artists are invited to collaborate with scientists of a specific speciality, in this case geologists. Directors of these exhibitions are Pam McKinlay and Dr Jenny Rock. Below we take a look at the collaboration between textile artist Christine Keller and geologist Dr. Adam Martin. …

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