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Bellingham National–Water’s Edge: Landscapes for Today

Exhibitions

Bellingham National–Water’s Edge: Landscapes for Today

02/02/2019 to 05/19/2019

Whatcom Museum
Bellingham, Washington
United States

Artwork by 59 U.S. artists interpreting observed, metaphoric and spiritual manifestations of landscape in a broad range of media, from watercolor and oil painting to collage and fiber art. Image credit: Going Deeper, by Mirka Knaster….

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Collision of Image,Body,Art,Object,Fashion,and Costume,performance by Sha Sha Higby

Exhibitions

Collision of Image,Body,Art,Object,Fashion,and Costume,performance by Sha Sha Higby

02/15/2019 to 06/09/2019

Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery ArtCenter College of Design
Pasadena, California
United States

Sha Sha Higby will give a performance March 14 at 7 pm A journey of life, death, and rebirth using ephemeral images created with the whimsical manipulation of hand crafted materials, textures and exotic sculptural costume. Interwoven with puppetry, dance and intricate props, Sha Sha’s work creates a journey in which movement and stillness meet …

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Exhibitions

Focus: Fiber 2019

03/01/2019 to 07/28/2019

Kent State University Museum
Kent, Ohio
United States

Focus: Fiber is a biennial national juried exhibition of contemporary fiber art. This exhibition is co-sponsored by the Textile Art Alliance of the Cleveland Museum of Art (TAA), and Kent State University Museum….

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360 XOCHI QUETZAL: Artist & Writer’s Residency in Mexico

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360 XOCHI QUETZAL: Artist & Writer’s Residency in Mexico

03/10/2019 to 12/31/2019

360 XOCHI QUETZAL
Chapala
Mexico

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a year-round Artist Residency located on magical Lake Chapala, Mexico. International fiber and mixed media artists who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity are encouraged to write and reserve a 1 – 4 month residency at our affordable live/work spaces. Visit our website for more detailed …

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Nuance: Craftsmanship, Imagination, Innovation

Exhibitions

Nuance: Craftsmanship, Imagination, Innovation

04/13/2019 to 05/19/2019

Sally D. Francisco Gallery
Layton, New Jersey
United States

Come see the latest exhibition at Peters Valley’s Sally D. Francisco Gallery. The work included in this exhibition represents the merger of hands and technology in contemporary craft. These artist have utilized technology to expand their work and forward the field of craft. They show what is possible when technology is used to design and …

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It’s All God’s Work

Exhibitions

It’s All God’s Work

04/15/2019 to 12/31/2019

Haehn Museum, Saint Benedict's Monastery
St. Joseph, Minnesota
United States

The exhibit in Haehn Museum features the Art Needlework Department of Saint Benedict’s Monastery. From its beginning in 1867, and until its closure in 1968, sisters in the department designed, hand embroidered, and sewed, at first, church accessories, but within a few years, church vestments. A total of 46 sisters worked in the department over …

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Greta Mikkelsen: Tobacco Silks Reimagined

Exhibitions

Greta Mikkelsen: Tobacco Silks Reimagined

05/02/2019 to 08/11/2019

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
United States

Greta Mikkelsen: Tobacco Silks Reimagined, May 2–August 11, 2019, at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts (WMQFA) debuts Mikkelsen’s stunning contemporary quilts inspired by antique tobacco silks. Found in cigarette packages, tobacco silks were used at the turn of the twentieth century as a marketing strategy intended to increase competition among brands and …

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Stitch-at-Home Challenge Exhibition: Borders

Exhibitions

Stitch-at-Home Challenge Exhibition: Borders

05/04/2019 to 05/31/2019

San Francisco School of Needlework and Design
San Francisco, California
United States

These needlework pieces explore the idea of ‘borders.’ Borders are both metaphorical and literal, fixed and fluid. Internal boundaries delineate our moods and protect us from threat; external borders serve to define lands, politics, cultures and linguistic variations. They can take the form of whitework edging on a handkerchief, change in thread color from one …

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Crafted Vancouver

05/06/2019 to 05/30/2019

Multiple
Vancouver
Canada

Crafted Vancouver is a registered, not-for-profit, independent organization showcasing a curated programme of events under the Crafted Vancouver umbrella. We organize an annual 25-day festival celebrating multiple craft disciplines in a fresh festival format. The festival features exceptional contemporary and traditional craftsmanship and craft-based work from official Event Partners who make, feature or sell fine …

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Exhibitions

Fiberart International 2019

05/10/2019 to 08/24/2019

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
United States

Fiberart International is produced by FIBERARTS GUILD OF PITTSBURGH, INC., a non-profit, member supported organization that promotes the appreciation of fiber art and fosters its creative development and continuance. Since 1967, the Fiberarts Guild has sponsored juried exhibitions that bring innovative contemporary works of art in fiber from around the world to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The …

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Abstraction in Jacquard

Exhibitions

Abstraction in Jacquard

05/10/2019 to 06/23/2019

Materia
Quebec
Canada

Quebec City, April 30, 2019 – to conclude its season, Materia presents Abstraction in Jacquard from May 10 to June 23, 2019. In this exhibition, curator Jeanne Couture brings together nine passionate textiles artists who will make you consider the Jacquard loom through an unusual point of view. The opening of the exhibit in the …

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Cloth and Clay: Textural Explorations

Exhibitions

Cloth and Clay: Textural Explorations

05/10/2019 to 06/22/2019

Center for the Arts Evergreen
Evergreen, Colorado
United States

Textile artist Regina Benson collaborates with 17 Colorado ceramic artists in a unique exhibition highlighting the dichotomies and synergy of aesthetics, process and materials in contemporary textile and ceramic arts. Regina’s design techniques of rusting, painting, dyeing and burning of fabrics speak to some very specific affinities with the ceramic arts in the clay oxide …

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Erma Martin Yost: Seasons

Exhibitions

Erma Martin Yost: Seasons

05/14/2019 to 06/01/2019

noho M55 gallery
New York, New York
United States

Hand-felted, resist-dyed, stitched constructions. Image credit: Erma Martin Yost: June Daze, 18 x 16 x 2.5 inches, 2018…

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Empowering with Embroidery: Embroidered Sew-on Patches workshop with Andrea Vail

Workshops

Empowering with Embroidery: Embroidered Sew-on Patches workshop with Andrea Vail

05/17/2019 to 05/19/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Express yourself through colorful patterns, designs, or simplified images, logos and initials. Learn basic embroidery stitches to design and begin a sew-on patch. Add your patch to any jacket, bag or canvas sneaker. Novice….

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Mixed Media Felt Sculptures with Janet King

Workshops

Mixed Media Felt Sculptures with Janet King

05/17/2019 to 05/20/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Join Janet for four days of fun learning advanced resist techniques for creating sculptural felt art. Learn to use nested resists or a complex resist (like a book) or even a simple resist that is manipulated during the felt making process to create an intriguing, organic sculptural design. Make more than one! On days three …

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2019 New Mexico Fiber Crawl

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2019 New Mexico Fiber Crawl

05/17/2019 to 05/19/2019

Española Valley Fiber Arts Center
Española, New Mexico
United States

Join in our three-day 2019 New Mexico Fiber Crawl, May 17, 18, 19, 2019, to celebrate New Mexico’s rich fiber arts heritage and the people who make wonderful fiber creations. The Crawl is an opportunity to explore fiber studios and farms, experience fiber demonstrations, attend special gallery and museum events, win prizes, and visit fiber …

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37th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts

05/20/2019

The Lincoln Center Art Gallery
Fort Collins, Colorado
United States

This juried exhibition features the current work of the finest national and international contemporary quilt artists, July 20 – September 21, 2019. Art quilts accepted for exhibition will exemplify innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in artistic composition and craftsmanship. The goal of the exhibition is to recognize the world’s …

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African Printed Cloth – Storytelling  with Pattern

Exhibitions

African Printed Cloth – Storytelling with Pattern

05/20/2019 to 06/30/2019

The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank
Kingston
Jamaica

African printed cloth has a complex history. Through colonisation Dutch and British companies were able to industrialise early and mechanise the prices of hand made batik cloths made in Java, now Indonesia. The new manufactured fabrics were rejected by Indonesians but found a place within Central and West African markets especially when the patterns were …

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Forced to Flee presented by Studio Art Quit Associates

Exhibitions

Forced to Flee presented by Studio Art Quit Associates

05/25/2019 to 08/24/2019

Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Melbourne, Florida
United States

Forced to Flee presented by Studio Art Quit Associates On view May 25 – August 24, 2019 The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Tech is thrilled to partner with the international organization Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) to present Forced to Flee. Art quilts have long challenged the notion that quilting is …

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NOT YOUR GRANDMA’S QUILT sale

Exhibitions

NOT YOUR GRANDMA’S QUILT sale

05/25/2019

Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Melbourne, Florida
United States

Local textile artists have joined forces to raise funds for the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts (RFCTA) at Florida Tech. This free event features a reception and showcase of handcrafted works available for purchase. All proceeds support the RFCTA’s mission and the care of its global textile collection. Join us for a free Gallery …

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Forced to Flee Gallery Talk by Dr. Susan B. Marks, Exhibition Juror

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Forced to Flee Gallery Talk by Dr. Susan B. Marks, Exhibition Juror

05/25/2019

Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Melbourne, Florida
United States

Gallery Talk Forced to Flee Gallery Talk by Dr. Susan B. Marks, Exhibition Juror Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:30 p.m. RFCTA Galleries FREE The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Tech is thrilled to partner with the international organization Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) to present Forced to Flee. Art quilts have long …

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Secrets of Shibori, Indigo and More a workshop with David Heustess

Workshops

Secrets of Shibori, Indigo and More a workshop with David Heustess

05/26/2019 to 05/31/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Create a sampler notebook of stitched and knotted Shibori techniques, build a vat for the class to use and then use this vocabulary to create a small decorative wall hanging or quilt. Explore how Shibori works with discharge as well as natural and manufactured dyes. Inspiration for can come from pictures, nature, literature and theater. …

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Workshops

Workshop I

05/27/2019 to 05/31/2019

The Jacquard Center
Hendersonville, North Carolina
United States

5 day workshop at The Jacquard Center working in the TC2. The loom will be warped with 30/2 mercerized cotton in natural (unbleached) at 105 ends per inch. Weaving width is 29.5”…

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Small Tapestry International 6: Beyond the Edge

Exhibitions

Small Tapestry International 6: Beyond the Edge

05/27/2019 to 07/30/2019

Orville J. Hanchey Gallery Northestern State University
Natchitoches, Louisiana
United States

The American Tapestry Alliance is proud to announce 43 artists have work accepted into the sixth Small Format International Tapestry exhibit— Beyond the Edge— a show that highlights the best of international small format contemporary tapestry. Jane Kidd, a Canadian tapestry artist was the juror. A printed catalog of the show will be available online …

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Further Evidence: The Art of Natural Dyes

Exhibitions

Further Evidence: The Art of Natural Dyes

05/28/2019 to 07/14/2019

Penland Gallery and Visitors Center
Penland, North Carolina
United States

The exhibition “Further Evidence: The Art of Natural Dyes” will feature the work of sixteen international artists working with natural dyes. Co-curated by textile artist and dyer Catharine Ellis, who along with Danish textile engineer and chemist Joy Boutrup, will be publishing a long awaited book on the subject and co-teaching at Penland School in …

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Equilibrium: Art/NaturSci Pavilion Venice

Exhibitions

Equilibrium: Art/NaturSci Pavilion Venice

06/01/2019 to 08/01/2019

Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello Associazione Culturale Italo Tedesca ​Cannaregio, F.TA San Andrea 4118, 30121
Venice
Italy

Art Science Exhibits in partnership with the German-Italian Culture Association (ACIT) Venice – official venue for the Venice Biennale​at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, Venice presents Equilibrium. Spawned by new ideas of system changes while dreaming better dreams for our soon to be nomadic futures, we begin to create Equilibrium….

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Let’s Get Wooly: Spinning on the Wheel with Jeanne Brady and Claudia Lee

Workshops

Let’s Get Wooly: Spinning on the Wheel with Jeanne Brady and Claudia Lee

06/02/2019 to 06/07/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Learn the basics of the timeless craft of preparing a wool fleece, dying it in a rainbow of colors, carding and spinning singles and two-ply on a wheel to produce yarns for all your wooly projects. Explore additional spinning and plying techniques to take your yarn designing to the next level, from fabulous to funky! …

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Intro to Sculptural Beading

Workshops

Intro to Sculptural Beading

06/02/2019

Contemporary Craft
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
United States

Fiberart International 2019 exhibiting artist, Beth Blankenship, is coming from Alaska to teach a one-day workshop. Students will be introduced to a technique that will give their beadwork a new dimension. Sculptural peyote stitch uses just beads, thread, and tension to create 3-dimensional objects. Add a new skill to your art practice toolbox. Image credit: beaded …

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Workshops

Workshop II

06/03/2019 to 06/07/2019

The Jacquard Center
Hendersonville, North Carolina
United States

5 day workshop at The Jacquard Center working with the TC2. The loom will be warped with 30/2 mercerized cotton in natural (unbleached) at 105 ends per inch….

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Call for Entry

International Fiber Arts IX

06/04/2019

Sebastopol, California
United States

Deadline: June 4, 2019 4 p.m. Exhibition dates: Friday, August 2, 2019 – Sunday, September 8, 2019 International Fiber Arts IX is a juried exhibition presenting a distinct approach to innovative and traditional fiber techniques, and a contemporary concept for the use of traditional and unusual materials. The chosen work invites the viewer to experience …

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International Fiber Arts IX Exhibition

Call for Entry

International Fiber Arts IX Exhibition

06/04/2019

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Sebastopol, California
United States

Call for Entries International Fiber Arts IX Exhibition August 2- September 8, 2019 Deadline for entry June 4, 2019 Jurors-Janet De Boer, Jori Johnson, Gerhardt Knodel International Fiber Arts IX is a juried exhibition presenting a distinct approach to innovative and traditional fiber techniques, and a contemporary concept for the use of traditional and unusual …

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BEYOND THE SURFACE: SDA Annual International Juried Member Exhibition

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BEYOND THE SURFACE: SDA Annual International Juried Member Exhibition

06/07/2019

St. Louis Artist's Guild
St. Louis, Missouri
United States

Members of the Surface Design Association (SDA) are invited to submit work for Beyond the Surface: Surface Design Association Annual International Juried Members Exhibition, held in partnership with the St Louis Artists’ Guild, St Louis, MO from September 20, 2019 through October 23, 2019. The exhibition will be on view during Innovations in Textiles 2019 …

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Making Paper in the Classroom with Claudia Lee

Workshops

Making Paper in the Classroom with Claudia Lee

06/09/2019 to 06/14/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Participants in this low-tech workshop will learn many age-appropriate ways to make paper and paper making tools as well as many new ways to work with pulp with and without a mold and deckle and vat. Educators will be prepared to repeat processes and create tools for the classroom. Novice-Beginner…

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Gerhardt Knodel – Minglings: The Migration

Exhibitions

Gerhardt Knodel – Minglings: The Migration

06/09/2019 to 09/01/2019

Dennos Museum Center
Traverse City, Michigan
United States

The beauty of life is that ultimately we’re free to wander, to migrate from place to place, from idea to idea, from image to image, taking our experiences to new territories of opportunity, to grow and evolve. In the past few years, people around the world have shared awareness of the pleasure and pain that …

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Eco Print and Indigo Workshop Intensive with Kathy Hays

Workshops

Eco Print and Indigo Workshop Intensive with Kathy Hays

06/17/2019 to 06/19/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Eco Printing is contact printing of plants onto fabric. In this 3 Day Eco Print workshop you will learn about plants, fabrics, equipment, processes and bundling techniques that create artful fabrics. Silk and wool fabrics are used because of their affinity for contact printing. While learning the printing process emphasis will be placed on artful …

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Weave a Real Peace (WARP) Annual Meeting

Conferences

Weave a Real Peace (WARP) Annual Meeting

06/20/2019 to 06/23/2019

Georgetown Conference Center
Washington, District of Columbia
United States

Annual Meeting of WARP, “Empowerment as a Path to Peace,” featured speakers, Meet the Curator at Textile Museum, Live Auction, Vendors….

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Botanical Printing, Natural Dye Extracts and Surface Design with Kathy Hays

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Botanical Printing, Natural Dye Extracts and Surface Design with Kathy Hays

06/20/2019 to 06/22/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Expand your Botanical Printing skills with Natural Dye Extracts and surface design techniques to create unique-to-you fabric. This is the perfect combination for textile artist who seek to increase their artistic skills while developing personal imagery….

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Workshops

Workshop III: Warping Methods

06/26/2019 to 07/04/2019

The Jacquard Center
Hendersonville, North Dakota
United States

This is the first topical workshop at The Jacquard Center. Students will work together to warp the TC2 from start to finish for 2 warp beams. The first 4-5 days will focus on methods and processes and practices for winding, beaming, and tying on. The goal is to give students the opportunity to practice this …

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Design & Process: Working from the Inside Out with Jean Cacicedo

Workshops

Design & Process: Working from the Inside Out with Jean Cacicedo

06/27/2019 to 06/30/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

We are all heirs to a wealth of inner personal resources that can take shape and form through the creative process of our art making. This workshop is ideal for all who want to explore design in new ways and open a door into furthering their artistic expression….

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Abstract Hand Embroidery with Rena Wood

Workshops

Abstract Hand Embroidery with Rena Wood

07/05/2019 to 07/07/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Use hand-stitched lines to draw on fabric exploring how the process of stitching and the materials selected give meaning to the work. Learn basic embroidery stiches and many styles of embroidery. Discuss traditional stitches, Blackwork, Sashiko and Boro. Create your own style of stitched drawings. Novic…

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Workshops

Workshop IV

07/08/2019 to 07/12/2019

The Jacquard Center
Hendersonville, North Dakota
United States

This is a 5 day workshop. The loom will be set up for 2 warp beams with 30/2 cotton natural (unbleached) and black colored warps….

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Sacred Threads 2019

Exhibitions

Sacred Threads 2019

07/11/2019 to 07/28/2019

Floris United Methodist Church
Herndon, Virginia
United States

Sacred Threads 2019 is a national juried exhibition of art quilts exploring themes of joy, peace & brotherhood, inspiration, grief, healing, and spirituality.  From its beginning in 1999 this biennial exhibit has provided a respectful, dignified venue for the artwork of quilters of all faiths who use their work as a connection to deep life experiences …

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Hats for All Seasons with Jan Wutkowski

Workshops

Hats for All Seasons with Jan Wutkowski

07/14/2019 to 07/19/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Create your own straw and felt hats with traditional millinery skills and contemporary techniques. Learn to block several different types of hats that create shape, flatter the wearer and fit the head (fedora, cloche, pillbox, boater and more). Embellish your hats with sewing techniques and by creating bows, flowers feathers and curls. Novice; it is …

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Quilting by the Lake

Workshops

Quilting by the Lake

07/15/2019 to 07/26/2019

Quilting by the Lake
Syracuse, New York
United States

Quilting by the Lake (QBL) began in 1981 as a four-day quilting conference in Cazenovia, NY, and has grown into a two-week, internationally recognized quilting event attracting over 200 participants from around the country and overseas. From the beginning, QBL recruited some of the most innovative and legendary quilters to teach and that tradition continues …

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Conferences

Tradition and Innovation in Basketry 10

07/16/2019 to 07/20/2019

Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky
United States

National Basketry Organization’s 10th Biennial Conference….

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Exhibitions

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

07/16/2019 to 12/01/2019

The Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky
United States

This exhibit will be held in conjunction with the NBO 2019 Biennial Conference. The NBO biennial exhibitions have become an important record of artistic work within traditional and contemporary basketry. They are unique in their focus on basketry and in their inclusion of the full range of work being executed by well-known and emerging artists. …

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Layer Cake: Deliciously Nuanced Fabric with Meredith Grimsley

Workshops

Layer Cake: Deliciously Nuanced Fabric with Meredith Grimsley

07/21/2019 to 07/26/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Explore low-immersion dying, Japanese Shibori, mono-printing, “deconstructed” and photo emulsion screen printing techniques using MX Fiber Reactive dye to create depth within a variety of natural fabrics. Focus on color removal, over-dying and printing to activate delectable, nuanced surfaces and textures. Choose to create yardage, a portfolio of samples or finished items. Novice-Intermediat…

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Workshops

Expressive Dye Painting with Sue Benner

07/22/2019 to 07/26/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Make your marks, brush your strokes, and record it all on fabric. Bold and expressive use of Procion MX dyes is the goal of this workshop. Sue teaches her layered painterly approach using direct application, mono-printing, and various other techniques. Emphasis is also placed on developing sophisticated color combinations, using interesting tools, along with adding …

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Alternative Processes: Composting for Pattern with Rio Wrenn

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Alternative Processes: Composting for Pattern with Rio Wrenn

07/24/2019 to 07/26/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

In this intensive Rio will introduce you to a process she developed in 2008, called Composting. This technique uses harvested plants in combination with rust, immersion dyeing and concentrated extracts to create pattern and colors that speak from the essence of the plant. We will create dye baths with the plants she has collected from …

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Matisse as Muse with Kerr Grabowski

Workshops

Matisse as Muse with Kerr Grabowski

07/27/2019 to 07/31/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Matisse is our muse and starting off point in this intense workshop. After “deconstructing” Matisse, use your imagery to explore deconstructed screen-printing, charcoal, pastels, water-soluble media and textile paint. Learn how to make the “fugitive” materials such as charcoal and pastels permanent (even washable) on fabric and how to combine them with dye printed fabrics. …

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Mindfulness: stitch and indigo with Thomas Roach

Workshops

Mindfulness: stitch and indigo with Thomas Roach

07/28/2019 to 08/03/2019

Sorrento Centre
Sorrento, BC
Canada

In this fast paced world full of distractions we sometimes need to slow down in order to be present and mindful in the moments of our lives. Slow, repetitive, relatively simple tasks like hand-stitching can quiet the mind and allow space for reflection or meditation. Come explore the connections between stitching, indigo and mindfulness. No …

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Basics of Tapestry Weaving with Jessica Hagar

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Basics of Tapestry Weaving with Jessica Hagar

08/02/2019 to 08/04/2019

Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tennessee
United States

Learn the basics of tapestry weaving with a wooden frame loom. Build your own frame loom, then design and create a woven tapestry fabric. Leave the class with a wall hanging and your own loom! Novice-Beginning…

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The Best of Both Worlds: A New Approach to Eco Printing with Jane Dunnewold

Workshops

The Best of Both Worlds: A New Approach to Eco Printing with Jane Dunnewold

08/05/2019 to 08/09/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Botanical printing– also known as eco-printing– has a large and dedicated following. The sustainability of materials and inherent organic beauty of the imagery is deliciously appealing. But consider a new twist on beloved printing methods. This workshop explores nine additions to botanical printing on paper/fabric substrates to create a series of collages suitable for framing, …

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Winter is Coming: Felted Jacket with Pam DeGroot

Workshops

Winter is Coming: Felted Jacket with Pam DeGroot

08/14/2019 to 08/18/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Do you feel that sometimes felt jackets can be bulky around the arms, and a bit shapeless? This jacket workshop is designed to use the features of tailoring to avoid this, whilst still keeping the stylish, seamless look of felt. Students will calculate their personal shrinkage rate and create their own felt pattern to size. …

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Artist Residency in Ghana

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Artist Residency in Ghana

08/16/2019 to 08/29/2019

Aba House
Accra
Ghana

This is an opportunity to collaborate with indigenous African artisans at our cultural center/guest house in a fishing village in Ghana. Visit outdoor markets-traditional villages-galleries- an amazing outdoor art festival and take part in textile workshops….

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Digital Fibers & Mixed Media with Wen Redmond

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Digital Fibers & Mixed Media with Wen Redmond

08/16/2019 to 08/18/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Expand your vision of a digital print! Participants will be introduced to inkjet printing on fiber and mixed media substrates. The types of substrates that can be created are nearly limitless. Explore the possibilities! Based on Wen’s book- ‘Digital Fiber Art and Mixed Media Masterpieces’. The focus is on experimentation and construction of substrates! There …

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Exhibitions

Threaded

09/03/2019 to 11/08/2019

Mesa Community College Art Gallery
Mesa, Arizona
United States

Mesa Community College Art Gallery presents an exhibition that reflects a wide range of contemporary works related to the fiber medium. The exhibition includes innovative work rooted in fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other creative disciplines. Exhibition juried by Mark Newport, Artist in …

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Small Tapestry International 6: Beyond the Edge

Exhibitions

Small Tapestry International 6: Beyond the Edge

09/06/2019 to 10/12/2019

Augustana Teaching Museum of Art
Rock Island, Illinois
United States

The American Tapestry Alliance is proud to announce 43 artists have work accepted into the sixth Small Format International Tapestry exhibit— Beyond the Edge— a show that highlights the best of international small format contemporary tapestry. Jane Kidd, a Canadian tapestry artist was the juror. A printed catalog of the show will be available online …

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The NEW Color Mixing for Dyers with Carol Soderlund

Workshops

The NEW Color Mixing for Dyers with Carol Soderlund

09/07/2019 to 09/11/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

NEW for 2019! Students will be creating new color families not previously dyed in Carol’s classes. This is a THIRD set of families, and we will be using some different yellow. red, and blue dyes as primaries than in previous classes. If you have been wanting a new set of samples, but would rather do …

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Beyond Boundaries – open to members in the Netherlands / Europe

10/01/2019

Galerie Zone and High Five Art
Leiden and Baarle Nassau
Netherlands

B E Y O N D B O U N D A R I E S We herewith invite you to participate in this exhibition which will be held in Leiden and in Baarle Nassau (2 different places, but the same title) : Galerie Zone, Nieuwstraat 17b – 2312 KA Leiden www.galeriezone.nl & High Five …

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Beyond the Surface

Conferences

Beyond the Surface

10/03/2019 to 10/06/2019

Multiple
St. Louis, Missouri
United States

Beyond the Surface, SDA’s biennial conference in St Louis, October 3-6, launches in conjunction with Innovations in Textiles STL 2019, a city-wide event featuring over 30 textile exhibitions. Registration opens in February….

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Binding Time with Christine Mauersberger

Workshops

Binding Time with Christine Mauersberger

10/10/2019 to 10/13/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

The diary must have always existed in a primitive form, but the first regularly kept diary of daily reflections dates back to the late Renaissance period, when the importance of individualism began to take hold. During this time, people began to keep commonplace books where assemblages of notes, ideas, inspirations, recipes, and quotes were recorded …

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Needle Felting Magic with Kathellen Dodge-DeHaven

Workshops

Needle Felting Magic with Kathellen Dodge-DeHaven

10/16/2019 to 10/18/2019

Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington
United States

Master basic needle-felting skills that will take you from beginner to intermediate in this 3-day course. Day 1: BASIC NEEDLE-FELTING (beginner to intermediate) • Heart Pendant (felting with a cookie cutter; felting an edge with felting boards) • Smoothing the Surface (taming the “fuzzies” with special dry- and wet-felting techniques) • Leaf and Acorn Decorations …

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2019 Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

Exhibitions

2019 Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

12/14/2019

Hudson Museum
Orono, Maine
United States

The largest holiday gathering of Maine Indian artists in New England featuring members of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance who have received national awards and new artists representing the next generation of weavers. Please join us for a day showcasing one-of-a-kind art forms, demonstrations, storytelling, traditional music, drumming and dancing, and a fashion show by …

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