Christine Miller Coral Reef 2019, Coral Reef installation (detail). Photo by the artist.

Blog Post Tag: Member spotlight

In The Studio: Christine Miller

September 11, 2020 5:00 am

I am a life long fiber artist with experience in many processes and techniques: embroidery, knitting, crochet, basketry, needlepoint, sewing, felting, stitching, and weaving. But it is at the loom where my heart beats the strongest, and I have been weaving for over 45 years now. The act of constructing fabric, one thread at a time, is …

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Member Spotlight: Jennifer Lee Morrow

July 22, 2020 5:00 am

This month’s member spotlight is on Jennifer Lee Morrow. Based in Westbrook, Maine, Jennifer’s uses found and altered papers and other found materials to create incredibly detailed and intricate three-dimensional collage works. Alchemy, Tinkering, and Stitching: Transforming the Mundane I was raised near Niagara Falls where my family ran an independent bookstore. No one close …

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Member Spotlight: Judy Bales

June 24, 2020 5:00 am

This month’s featured member is Iowa-based Judy Bales. Judy uses a variety of techniques and materials to make both fashion and sculptural works inspired by industrial and natural forms. I create art that is a marriage of cold industrial materials and the sensuous forms of nature. I utilize these materials, many of which are found, …

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Member Spotlight: Myrna Tatar

May 27, 2020 5:00 am

This month’s first member spotlight is Myrna Tatar, a San Francisco-based artist working in a multitude of mediums, primarily oriented by assemblage. Her work is spontaneous and optimistic, with layers of personal narrative and meaning woven throughout. I’ve been an artist as long as I can remember. As a child, I realized my love of …

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Member Spotlight: Julie Nocent-Vigil

May 13, 2020 5:00 am

Our first member spotlight for May is Julie Nocent-Vigil. Julie is a Santa Fe, New Mexico-based artist who works in a variety of media including printmaking, paper making, sculpture, and more! While I did graduate work in fine art history and architecture, my growth as an artist and academic did not take a traditional trajectory …

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Member Spotlight: Polly Bech

February 12, 2020 6:00 am

Surface Design Association is so lucky to have such a strong and talented community of artists and makers. With members all over the world, doing a variety of work, we’ve decided to start a monthly blog spotlight featuring more of what our community is working on. Our inaugural member spotlight is Polly Bech: a Philadelphia-based quilter …

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