Amsterdam Alley: The Shortcut Between by Leslie Jenison won first place, digital category, in “Quilts: A World of Beauty” in 2012 at the Houston International Quilt Festival.
It’s finally here! We have been waiting for a long time for this great event! “Fast Forward,” Austin Fiber Artist’s Winter 2013 exhibit, opens on February 6, 2013, at the gallery at Tokyo Electron. Please join us!
Juror, Mary Mikel Stump (Gallery Director/Curator with the School of Art & Design at Texas State University), has selected 25 pieces from the 71 pieces entered.
Artists selected by the juror are (alphabetical by last name):
Andrea BrokenshireLynne BrotmanMarie CarmelJean DahlgrenPam FarleySue FossDianne HegebarthJanis HookerMary MacaulaySherri McCauleyAnita MesterSusie MondayJanice PomeroyRuthie PowersDiane SandlinOscar SilvaVictoria SimmonsDoerte WeberCynthia WilcoxGeorgia Zwartjes
In addition to the pieces that have been juried into the show, Outrageous Red, our non-juried members’ wall, will include 27 clipboards embellished with a variety of gorgeous fiber art techniques.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 6pm
Through Thursday, February 28, 2013
2400 Grove Blvd., Austin, TX
You may view the latest post at http://austinfiberartists.org/blog/fast-forward-afas-winter-show-at-tokyo-electron.html
Phone: (713) 869-3009
Show Dates: September 22 – 30, 2012
Open Hours: Wednesday through Saturday - 10 AM to 6 PM Sunday, noon to 5 PM. The gallery is closed on Monday and Tuesday.
With Sally Sprout as the juror, the unique pieces shown are sure to visually please and draw you in for a closer look at the exciting techniques used to create our fiber art. All are invited to the Opening Reception September 22, 2012 6 – 9 PM at the gallery.
For additional questions or information email: HAFAPublicity@aol.com
The Fiber Artists of San Antonio (FASA) will have the opening reception for their Annual Exhibition on Tuesday, October 9th from 7:00 to 9:00.
The ” Call for Entry” on the FASA web site and is an interactive form that can be submitted directly from the FASA web site.
The deadline for digital submission is September 14, 2012. Artists may enter up to 3 works - $25.00 for FASA members and $35.00 for non-members. Artist Ginny Eckley from Houston is the Juror for the Exhibition.
There are cash prizes for the first three places: $200 for first, $150 for second, and $100 for third. This year the show will be held at the Bismarck Studios Contemporary Fine Art Gallery in north San Antonio.
More information may be found on the FASA web site: fiberartistsofsantonio.org
Austin Fiber Artists and Weavers and Spinners of Austin announce the Fashion Fusion Wearable Art Show on Sept. 29, 2012 in the Balcones Country Club in Austin.
The event will begin at 9:30 am with a vendor artisan area featuring wearable art, art wearable accessories and unique jewelry. A silent auction and wearable art raffle will be a part of the festivities.
Tickets are $45 for the great luncheon and fashion show. Don’t miss out on the chance to purchase fashion show garments after the event. It can be a great way to expand your art wardrobe.
Find out more information at: AustinFiberArtists.org