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Blog Post Tag: SDJ

“EIP 2018: Family Matters” Call Now Open!

May 16, 2018 9:00 am

Surface Design Association is excited to begin accepting submissions for our 2018 International Exhibition In Print: Family Matters. Each year, the EIP 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 are featured in the winter

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“Pattern” SDJ – Out Now!

March 26, 2018 10:00 am

Surface Design Association is excited to announce “Color”, our Spring 2018 edition of Surface Design Journal! This Journal features the significant role pattern plays in our physical world–from natural to synthetic, visual to linguistic, and everything in-between. Pattern is an integral part of the building blocks that form our lives. Here’s a preview of what

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Welcome, Elizabeth Kozlowski!

January 3, 2018 9:00 am

At the tail end of 2017, Surface Design Association announced that Elizabeth Kozlowski will be our new Surface Design Journal Editor! We are so excited for her to join the SDA family and cannot wait to see what wonderful and unique Journals she produces. Below is a brief, welcoming interview with Elizabeth so our members

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“Making our Mark: SDA at 40” — Out Now!

July 24, 2017 9:00 am

Surface Design Association is pleased to present our Summer edition “Making our Mark: SDA at 40” to celebrate our 40th Anniversary. With opening letters from President Astrid Bennett and Guest Editor Wendy Weiss, this Journal reflects on the amazing people that helped SDA grow into what it is today, as well as looks forward to

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“Fragments of Life: Textile Art by Barbara Goldberg” Review by Catherine Hunter

July 12, 2017 9:00 am

Barbara Goldberg was an artist, teacher and advocate for textile arts. While her resume flows over ten pages with honors, national and international exhibitions, and publications, she is especially remembered as a devoted faculty member in Textile Design and Fiber Arts at UMass Dartmouth. Colleagues and students describe her as unconventional, no nonsense, feisty, and

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Forty Year Flashback: Summer 1999

June 26, 2017 9:00 am

This week’s Forty Year Flashback comes to us from the Summer 1999 Journal “Looking Back” with the article “The Great Weaver of Eternity: Dynamic Symmetry and Utopian Ideology in the Woven and Written Work of Mary Crovatt Hambidge” by Virginia Gardner Troy.

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Friday Fibers Roundup

December 2, 2016 9:00 am

In honor of “Mending”, our Fall 2016 edition of Surface Design Journal, coming out this week, every roundup post expands upon and reference this hot topic. 1) In “Extreme Mending”, Susan Brown questions why the concept of mending is rarely brought up in conversations about sustainability (via Cooper Hewitt). 2) Aram Han Sifuentes’ Test Sampler

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