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.
All Things Fiber Show
Fiber Arts: Arts Council of Brazos Valley
Contact: (979) 696-2787
The Arts Council would like to invite you to submit art to our Fiber Arts
Start planning now to enter one of your pieces, either for sale or just for display,
into our upcoming show. Feel free to create a new piece or to use a favorite you
already have! We request you submit a picture of your piece in a digital format by
For more information, check out our website at acbv.org/programs/fiber-arts-show
Submission Deadline: May 13
Show Dates:June 13 to July 31
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!
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