Minna Rothman, "Peace?"

Threaded: Contemporary Fiber in New England

A juried exhibition in partnership with SDA and the Mosesian Center for the Arts, including a “Spend the Day with SDA” member event on February 15, 2020.

The exhibit showcases SDA member artwork from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Selected works represent the diversity of fiber arts and surface design in the New England region.

February 6 – March 20, 2020
Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, Massachusetts

Karen Henderson (VT), “Storm Lifting”

Carol Ingram (CT), “The Fiber of My Being”

Accepted artists:
Agusta Agustsson, Robin Bergman, Michele Bonner, Shari Boraz, Eva Camacho-Sanchez, Nancy Crasco, Judith Daniels, Rosalind Daniels, Jennifer Davies, Alexis Deise, Elizabeth Fram, Amy Genser, Ania Gilmore, Anna Kristina Gorannson, Carol Anne Grotrian, Kimberley Harding, Sarah Haskell, Karen Henderson, Roselyn Hobbs, Carol Ingram, Mary-Ellen Latino, Virginia Mahoney, Saberah Malik, Yekaterina Mokeyeva, Jennifer Lee Morrow, Kara Patrowicz, Ann Ribbens, Leslie Roth, Minna Rothman, Steffanie Schwam, Adrienne Shishko, Dianne Shullenberger, Jeanne Sisson, Adrienne Sloane, Ellen Solari, Dayna Talbot, India Tresselt, Betty Vera, and Sharon Webster.

Juror:
Beth C. McLaughlin is Chief Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts. Ms. McLaughlin has held leadership and curatorial roles in the arts and museum fields for over 25 years at institutions across the U.S., including Fuller Craft Museum, Oakland Museum of California, and DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. She has curated over 45 exhibitions and has served as a juror/adjudicator for a number of cultural organizations, including American Craft Council, Fiber Art Now Excellence in Fibers, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Providence Holiday Art Sale, and the City of Worcester. Ms. McLaughlin has been published in several books and periodicals, such as Crafting Dissent: Handicraft as Protest from the American Revolution to the Pussyhats, Fiber Art Now, the Decorative Arts Society Newsletter, and American Craft Magazine. Ms. McLaughlin is passionate about expanding awareness of the craft field, promoting the makers, and exploring the transformative powers of handmade objects.

Jennifer Lee Morrow (ME), “Portrait of an Artist”