Irma Sofia Poeter "The Place Where the Past and the Future Meet" (detail)

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“Expressing the Sacred” by Linda Witte Henke

October 28, 2022 5:00 am

My art practice took an unexpected turn when I summoned the courage to enter a collection of 18 small textile works in Expressions of the Sacred, an exhibition in 2002 at the University of Denver. When that work—which depicted signposts on Jesus’ journey to the cross—received the Juror’s Award, I began receiving requests to create …

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“The Natural Love of Humans & Nature” by Seongeun Lee

October 14, 2022 5:00 am

My work reflects on the relationship between human existence and coexistence within nature, which is a mutualistic relationship with mankind. Humans and nature are indispensable and during this era of Covid-19, space and artwork about how we return to nature are being practiced and actively created. My work combines and materializes the connection between humans …

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Inaugural SDA Southwest Regional Exhibition

September 16, 2022 5:00 am

The Southwest region of the United States stretches across an expansive landscape that ranges from a variety of soaring monoliths of red sandstone pinnacles to lush snow capped mountains. The high desert plateau repetitively cracks open to reveal cavernous canyons and hidden spring-fed creeks. The overwhelmingly gorgeous scenery combines with the powerful presence of indigenous …

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“Can Beauty Help Us?” by Susan Hensel

August 12, 2022 5:00 am

I make art to learn and understand what I am thinking and feeling. While it is always an internal investigation, I am engaged with the world and culture around me. There is much to horrify me: violence at home and abroad, global climate crisis, racism, rapacious capitalism and more. In  response, I began to collect …

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Outstanding Student Awards 2022, Part 4 (of 4)

July 29, 2022 5:00 am

The winners of SDA’s Outstanding Student Awards were recently announced for the students who have demonstrated excellence in fiber arts. The work of these artists embodied inventive and innovative use of technique, materials and concepts in fiber art. Check out the last three week’s OSA Spotlight: Part 1,  Part 2, Part 3. Congratulations to all …

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Outstanding Student Awards 2022, Part 3 (of 4)

July 22, 2022 5:00 am

The winners of SDA’s Outstanding Student Awards were recently announced for the students who have demonstrated excellence in fiber arts. The work of these artists embodied inventive and innovative use of technique, materials and concepts in fiber art, and will continue to be spotlighted over the next two weeks. Check out the last two week’s …

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Outstanding Student Awards 2022, Part 2 (of 4)

July 15, 2022 5:00 am

The winners of SDA’s Outstanding Student Awards were recently announced for the students who have demonstrated excellence in fiber arts. The work of these artists embodied inventive and innovative use of technique, materials and concepts in fiber art, and will be spotlighted over the next three weeks. Check out last week’s OSA Spotlight: Part 1. …

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Outstanding Student Awards 2022, Part 1 (of 4)

July 8, 2022 5:00 am

The winners of SDA’s Outstanding Student Awards were recently announced for the students who have demonstrated excellence in fiber arts. The work of these artists embodied inventive and innovative use of technique, materials and concepts in fiber art, and will be spotlighted over the next four weeks. Congratulations to all 41 awardees. For more information …

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“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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