Ruth Tabancay, "What's in You and On You: Normal Flora Skin," (detail) 2018

Soft Borders: 2019 SDA Annual International Exhibition In Print

Surface Design Association Exhibition in Print Call for Artists

Surface Design Association (SDA) International Exhibition In Print showcases the breadth and depth of contemporary artists and designers working with or inspired by fiber art and/or textile-based materials, methods, and techniques. The work of selected artists is featured in the Fall 2019 issue of the Surface Design Journal, read by international artists, gallery owners, curators, scholars, and enthusiasts. To buy a copy of “Family Matters: SDA International Exhibition in Print,” go to the SDA Marketplace. A free digital sample will be available on our SDA Journal page.

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Guest Editor and Co-Juror

Artist and writer Monika Auch joined Elizabeth Kozlowski, Surface Design Journal Editor, as a guest editor and co-juror. Monika Auch exchanged her career as a medical doctor in women’s health for a focus in the Arts. Her dual practice in making and research is based upon the intellect of the handmade and its effects on our well-being. The Weeflab project promotes weaving as a combination of skills, networking, and research. Auch developed and manages the international research project stitch_your_brain, an investigation into the hand-brain-axis and neurocognitive aspects of creativity. Monika received her B.A. in textiles from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam and serves as editor of the Dutch Magazine kM, with a focus on artist’s materials and techniques, and contributing writer for TxP and Surface Design Journal.