One of our member organizations, the Houston Area Fiber Artists will be having their 2013 annual juried gallery show “Art for Art’s Sake”.
The gallery will show will be restricted to art works that are primarily fiber , such as all hangings, sculpture pieces, dolls as well as wearable art clothing. The juror for the show is ctoria Lightman. All pieces juried into the show must be for sale and be included in the show for the entire duration of the show.
In addition to the juried entries for the gallery show, a non-juried exhibition/display of fiber art and its process will be included. Exhibition pieces will be handled by Carol Watson, Co-Chairman of Art for Art’s Sake.
The show opening reception will be held at Gallery M Squared, 7-9 PM on Oct. 26.
During the opening reception, there will be also be a fashion show featuring outer wear garments made by Houston Area Fiber Artists. The style show will only be presented at the opening reception.
During the fashion show, models will walk throughout the room, allowing patrons to see the fashions as well as view the wall art gallery displays.
Original fashion wearables will be coats, vests, jackets, pull-on and pull-over garments that are simple and easy to take on and off. All garments in the fashion show will be for sale.
If you would like to participate or submit fiber works to the juried show, please see the HAFA website at FiberHouston.org for prospectus.
Couture fabric yardage at garage sale prices and lots of other fiber
related items: notions, patterns, books, embellishments, beads, yarn,
buttons, trim etc. etc.****
*BUT not just fiber!*
There will be lots of the usual as well as the unusual items for sale:
garments, shoes, some brand new, never worn! : dishes, tables, glassware,
figurines, jewelry, clocks, hats, some antique ones too!****
*SATURDAY, April 13th* ****
*JACK AND LINDA THOMPSON’S GARAGE*
*12502 VILLAGE CREST COURT, 77377*
*7:30 AM – 2:00 PM*
The Houston Area Fiber Artists has a few spots available in an upcoming workshop.
Houston Area Fiber Artists Workshop
Presenter: Sherrill Kahn
Date and Time: Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 from 10AM to 4PM
Sherrill will teach mixed media, which includes painting, stamping, weaving and collage techniques.
Location will be at the HEB Community Room at Interstate 10 and Bunker Hill, 9710 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77055. The facility has a deli and microwave so lunch is easy to arrange if you don’t bring your own.
Cost is $195 per person for the 2 day workshop, this includes a Houston Area Fiber Artists group membership. A supply list will be sent to those who take the class.
Sherrill’s website is www.impressmenow.com. Go there and see what all she does and teaches and the several books she has published. She will have a brand new book available in April along with the stamps that she designs and sells.
If you would like more information or to enroll in the workshop, please contact Ivy Jensen at 281-292-7888.
Art for Arts Sake: 2013 HAFA Gallery and Fashion show
Show Title: ART FOR ARTS SAKE
Show location: MSquared, 339 19th Street, the Heights, Houston
Show dates: Oct 23, 2012- Nov 10, 3013
Opening reception: Sat, Oct 26, 2013 6-9 PM
The Fashion Show will take place during the Opening Reception in a relaxed
manner that will allow patrons to ‘sip and see’ and mix and mingle among
the stationary wall art. This will be an outer wear fashion show with some
stationary ensembles on mannequins.
Are you a current member of the San Antonio Fiber Artists or the Houston Fiber Artists? Did you know that as a member you were eligible to submit entries to the Tokyo Electron show sponsored by the Austin Fiber Artists without becoming a member of Austin Fiber Artists?
Three members from the San Antonio Fiber Artists (Susie Monday, Georgia Zwartjes and Doerte Weber) were all selected! Congratulations!
Interested in participating next event? Fiber Artists of San Antonio and Houston Fiber Artists are both putting on fashion shows. This might be an opportunity for you to participate! Find out more by visiting their websites!