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.
Whidbey Island Surface Design (WISD) presents its fiber art Show & Sale at WICA’s Zech Hall at 2012 Producers Circle, Langley on Saturday, May 25, 10:00 to 6:00 and Sunday, May 26, 11:00 to 4:00. Also, you can meet the artists at a reception on Friday, May 24, from 5:00 to 7:00. During the show there will be a silent auction for a very special piece of art with the proceeds going to charity. The winner will be announced on Sunday at 3:00.
Photo Credit: Fine Gelfand
The Show will feature silk scarves and wearable art in hand-dyed glowing colors, contemporary art quilts and mixed media wall pieces, beaded jewelry, handmade textile home décor, and unique gifts.
Surface design is the creative exploration of fiber and fabric. The one-of-a-kind artwork blends collage, weaving, felting, beading, basketry, hand-dyed fabric and contemporary quilting in cutting-edge combinations.
All members of the local art group are also members of the international Surface Design Association. Since its start in 2008, the group has grown to over 32 members, and will continue its show schedule at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Museum, Tillamook, OR (September 2 thru November 3) and at the La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, La Conner, WA (January thru March 2014). Visit http://whidbeyislandsda.wordpress.com for updates and artist profiles.
This just in from Ginny Huber. We have it on good authority from another SDA participant, Maude May that items go quickly at this wonderful event, so plan to come early!