SDA Member Activities
Jane will be in the Northwest for a book signing of her latest book, Creative Strength Training in August. She is also available to conduct a workshop the weekend of August 20-21st. Her description of the workshop: Spend a day immersed in the strategies of the Creative Strength Training Program. This is lots of fun but is also instructive! Become a better artist by knowing more about yourself. Dismantle your Committee. Play and work simultaneously! No experience needed because you already have all the experience you need! Are there members who would like to help facilitate this workshop by finding a meeting facility and a place for Jane to stay overnight? If so, contact me, Barb Matthews, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NW Collage Society
Man and Nature, Margaret Wheeler
The Past Increases, The Future Recedes, Cyndi Wolfe
Margaret C. Wheeler, Cyndi Wolfe and Gay Jensen had artwork selected by juror Joan Stuart Ross for inclusion in the Northwest Collage Society Winter Show at the Washington Convention Center. The show opens January 16 and runs until March 26, 2016. The Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony is Thursday February 11 from 7pm-9pm, and all SDA members are invited to attend. For more information:
Cameron Anne Mason
Learn the key to a world of color on fabric!
My upcoming workshop, Dyeing for Quilters (and other people who love fabric), is just two weeks away. In this workshop you will learn all the basics for using fiber reactive dyes (Procion MX). These dyes are inexpensive and versatile and are the most light-fast, color-fast, and safe dyes available on the market.
We will start with basic dye chemistry and color theory for dyers and then use that knowledge as a base for exploration. We will focus on using cotton but you can also bring silk or any cellulose fiber fabric for your own exploration. Dyeing for Quilters (and other people who love fabric), Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, January 31, 10am-4pm. Optional Open Studio Day, Monday, February 1, 10am-4pm. Get more information and sign up for this and other upcoming workshops on the Workshops page of my website, cameronannemason.com. Or contact me directly if you have questions.
Barbara Lee Smith
The Gallery at Tacoma Community College, 6501 South 19th Street, Building 4, Tacoma, WA 98466, January 4- February 5, 2016
Whidbey Island Surface Design
Beyond the Surface January 4- March 27, 2016 La Conner Quilt Museum
Beyond the Surface includes artwork using fiber and fabric as the basis for the work. Each artist has their own unique style and the process used to accomplish their work is as varied as the individual piece. Techniques include: dyeing, wrapping, felting, stitching, weaving, image transfer, beading, quilting, painting, printing, and collage.
Pamela and her subject Diane Williams infront of Diane’s portrait, photographer: JMcMacken
The show is of my portraits from Hot Flash Women Series and some fiber/mixed media sculptures, one 9.5 feet tall, at the Port Angeles Public Library, January-March 2016, open every day except Sunday, 10am til 8 Mon-Thurs, 10-5 Friday and Saturday.
Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
CARYL BRYER FALLERT-GENTRY: 40 YEARS OF COLOR, LIGHT, & MOTION
My new 58-quilt retrospective opens next week at the University Museum, Ole Miss. Oxford, Mississippi.
Opening reception and artist’s talk: Thursday, January 28, 6 pm, Exhibition dates: January 26-April 16, 2016.
Eve Deisher and Lanny Bergner
Forest Moonlight, Eve Deisher,, photographer: BMatthews
Here and There: Topographic Conversations with Morris Graves – Museum of NW Art, La Conner, WA, January 9, 2016 to March 17, 2016. Here and There engages viewers in a discussion between Morris Graves, eight contemporary artists, and their environments. In addition to works by these eight artists, the exhibit features two pieces created by Graves while he was living in both Skagit and Humboldt Counties. Not only did these artists live in the same topographical regions as Graves, they are also contemplating the natural world and its ability to inspire creativity.
The Starlight Within, The Wizards Chamber, Seeking Morris: Star Gazing, Lanny Bergner, photographer: BMatthews
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