The Bellevue Arts Museum is having a Fiber Symposium on Feb. 9 to go along with the Fiber Biennial (info below). The room only holds not much over 100 people, so it could easily fill. To learn more and to register, click HERE.
Location : Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way Northeast, Bellevue
Time: Saturday, February 9, 2013, 10:00am – 5:30pm
Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Join us for an educational endeavor that explores how artists are creating new works with fiber. This day of presentations and panels is designed for those interested in the past, present, and future forms of fiber arts. The event will begin with a private tour led by Stefano Catalani, Director of Art, Craft, and Design, an opening keynote presentation with Elissa Auther, Associate Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Colorado and Adjunct Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, and a closing keynote presentation with renowned artist Lia Cook. Reinventing Tradition, a panel moderated by artist Barbara Lee Smith will feature BAM Biennial 2012 artists Nate Steigenga, Jiseon Lee Isbara, and Howard and Lorraine Barlow. Point of Departure, Time of Arrival moderated by the Editor of Surface Design Journal, Marci Rae McDade, will feature artists Margie Livingston, Scott Fife, Vanessa Calvert, and Michael Cepress.