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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

20th Annual WInter Show

SDA members Dianne Schullenberger and Karen Henderson are included in the upcoming 20th Annual Winter Show at the Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne.

The exhibit features the artwork of Elizabeth Nelson, along with twelve other artists:
Miriam Adams, Elizabeth Alen, Matt Brown, Betsey Garrand, Kate Hartley, Karen Henderson, John Hoag, David Maille, Janet McKenzie, Lynn Rupe, Dianne Schullenberger, Adelaide Murphy Tyrol.

Join the artists for the Opening Reception on Friday, December 2, 5:30pm - 7:30pm during the annual Shelburne Holiday Stroll.

(image above: 'Evening's Solace' by Karen Henderson)

The exhibit runs from December 2, 2011 - January 21, 2012

Gallery Hours are 9:30-5:30 Tuesday through Friday, and 10:00-5:00 on Saturday

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery
86 Falls Road
Shelburne, VT 05482

Knitted Sculpture Pops Up in Winooski!

Montpelier member, Eve Jacobs-Carnahan, is participating in the Winooski Holiday Pop-Up Art Market.

The market, inspiration of Kasini House, will feature art, fine craft, and other locally made products. A series of events will be planned in the space. Sales will be centralized and there will be a single check-out operated by the organizers who will also staff and market the space.

Eve designs and spins her own yarn, giving her complete control over her palette. At the Winooski Holiday Pop-up Art Market, she will sell her knitted sculpture made from colorful yarn, with fun and provocative themes based on nature and life.

The Market can be found at the circle in Winooski, and is open November and December on Wednesday to Saturday from Noon to 8PM, and on Sunday from 10AM to 3PM. Come on out for your holiday shopping!!!!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Crossing Lines: The Many Faces of Fiber

Bhakti Ziek is exhibiting her sky piece "East-West" in Crossing Lines: The Many Faces of Fiber, held at the Courtyard Gallery, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, New York, NY from December 6, 2011 through February 19, 2011.

This is a juried show of members of the Textile Study Group of New York and was juried by Rebecca Stevens, Consulting Curator of Contemporary Textiles at the Textile Museum in Washington, DC.

East-West by Bhakti Ziek
13.5" high x 139" wide x 1" deep
silk, tencel, silver gimp
handwoven weft-backed jacquard
photo by Michael Sacca

First Place!

Congratulations go out to Northfield member Pamela Druhen!

Her piece "Vas-Y" was awarded 1st Place in Art Quilts Miniature category at Houston's International Quilt Festival - A World of Beauty. "Vas-Y" was also one of the pieces published in the International Quilt Festival Special Edition, published by Quilting Arts Magazine.

Her pieces "Spring Thaw" will be the "Last Stitch" in the Feb-March issue of Quilt magazine. This will be the second time it has been published.

You can see Pam's fiber art in person at the Holiday Show at Creative Space Gallery in Vergennes, VT, where "Spring Thaw", "Taking in the View" and "Winter Wonderland" are included in the exhibit .

Friday, November 18, 2011

Best of Show!

go out to Brattleboro member, Jackie Abrams, who was awarded the highest honor of Best of Show at the recent Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show for her contemporary basketry art. This show is one of the most prestigious in the country, where about 200 artists exhibit annually.

Kudos, Jackie!