Beth Barron "Implosion 4" (detail)

Blog Post Tag: Exhibitions

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Spotlight

February 21, 2018 10:00 am

Surface Design Association is having our annual International Juried Members exhibition, The Art of Labor, in partnership with the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (SJMQT) in San Jose, CA. The exhibition runs July 22–October 14, 2018 and we are very excited to be partnering with such an amazing organization. This article spotlights three

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Embroidery Evolution

February 16, 2018 10:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup examines the many different ways embroidery has evolved over the years, and some new artists that are pushing the technique in innovative directions. 1) “Ulla-Stina Wikander’s Cross-Stitched Household Objects” by Andy Smith spotlights the surreal, sculptural domestic and everyday objects that Wikander meticulously hand stitches (via High-Fructose). 2) In Nagoro,

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Experiences in Cloth

February 9, 2018 10:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup features a variety of articles, interviews, and shows all showcasing personal narratives and experiences through blankets, quilts, and cloth. 1) The exhibition, The Embedded Message: Quilting in Contemporary Art explores how a current generation of contemporary artists are employing quilt traditions and techniques to make social, political and personal commentary.

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