Elegant Tropical Fish
c 2013 Donna Lee Dowdney
Donna Lee Dowdney, SDA Member, exhibits her fabric art at ART AT THE POINTE on August 3, 2013. Donna’s textile exhibit focuses on an invented microcosm of plants, and creatures such as tropical fish. Some fabric art techniques Donna uses include free motion stitching, cut-back appliqué, beading, and embroidery.
The event is at the Hartstene Pointe Clubhouse on Harstine Island from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free admission. Free parking. There will be sculptures, pottery, jewelry, glass, wood, oil paintings, watercolor, calligraphy and more. Lunch is from 11:30 to 1:30 or until we run out of food. Wine and water will be available.
SDA WA member Jeannie McMacken from Port Townsend along with other SDA members just finished Jane Dunnewold’s Art Cloth Mastery Program. She and her colleagues just released a blog of their work. To view their work and learn more about the program, visit:
In other news – Jeannie will be holding a solo show at Pippa’s Real Tea and Gallery, 636 Water St, Port Townsend August 3 thorough September 29. Make the drive to view art, enjoy a brew of Pippa’s hand-blended teas, and experience the awesomeness of PT.
Members of the Contemporary QuiltArt Association, including many WA SDA members, opened their juried show “Salsa!” in Tieton WA on Memorial day weekend. The exhibition includes art cloth, quilt art, and several sculptural fiber pieces. The Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery is located at 608 Wisconsin Ave, Tieton, WA (about 15 miles from Yakima) and is open Fri-Sun between 12-3 pm. The show will be running through July 14. As part of the festivities, there are several outdoor textile installations, and two upcoming “monster felting” parties on June 29 and July 14 with master felt artist, Janice Arnold.
For more information go to: http://mightytieton.com/events_and_news/textiles_tieton_salsa/
And if you can’t make – although you really should, here are a few shots courtesy of SDA member, Christina Erickson. If you are having trouble viewing this in your email, you will be able to view it on the web by clicking HERE.