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Blog Post Tag: Tapestry

Susan Iverson’s “The Color of No”

June 19, 2019 9:00 am

An exhibition of work by Susan Iverson titled The Color of No opened at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on Friday, April 12 and closed June 2nd. Iverson is an artist and master weaver, known for her innovative approach to tapestry. She taught in Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Craft + Material Studies for …

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Best Textile Books (to give and get) of 2018

December 19, 2018 9:00 am

The holidays are fast-approaching and what better gift to give than a book on textiles? Surface Design Association presents our countdown spotlighting some of our favorite books that came out in 2018–perfect for any fibers fan. Whether you’re into contemporary approaches, technical skills, project ideas, or historical readings, this list has got you covered! “Weaving: …

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“The Art Cloth Network” by Catherine Kirsch

June 14, 2017 9:00 am

More than half the present members of the Art Cloth Network (ACN) are also current members of Surface Design Association, and in September 2017, they will be accepting applications for new members. Catherine Kirsch (a member of SDA and ACN) writes on behalf of both organizations as an invitation to the SDA community to join ACN’s group. As a thirty-member …

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Contextile Exhibition Review by Jessica Hemmings

December 5, 2016 9:00 am

Contextile, a biennial exhibition featuring contemporary textile art, was recently held in Guimarães, Portugal. Surface Design Association is fortunate to have Jessica Hemmings write a review of the exhibition after attending, as well as sharing images of some of her favorites works in the show. The 2016 Contextile exhibition was held in the Portuguese town of Guimarães, …

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Focus On Fiber at Kaneko in Omaha, NE

February 27, 2015 5:28 pm

Kaneko – an awesome artspace in Omaha, NE – is all about FIBER right now. Let artist Jay Rich show you around an enticing group of exhibitions, talks and workshops with a textile arts focus – on throughout March and April, 2015. You’ll want to make it an inspiration destination!…

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19 Textile Books to Give & Get (2014)

December 8, 2014 12:24 pm

Giving – and treating yourself – to the pure pleasure of handling a beautiful art book has become a luxury experience. Give – and get – that joyous experience with any one of these textile-focused books published in 2014. Buy them via amazon.com philanthropy and you will also support SDA’s mission – at no cost to you. Start clicking, here!…

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