Posted by & filed under Excellence in Fibers, Fiber Art, Fiber Art Exhibition, Fiber Art Now.

This is Mariko Kusumoto's Excellence in Fibers story. "In my career, it has been my experience that one event can lead to another, connecting to more opportunities and taking you somewhere you had never imagined.    Being involved with Excellence in Fibers was one such event. My work was selected for inclusion in Excellence in Fibers 2016 and it appeared on the cover of the...
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Alanna Wilcox: author and part-time viking I’ve always loved the feeling of thread passing through my fingers. When I was a little girl I learned how to crochet and do needlepoint. In high school I moved on to counted cross-stitch and knitting. In college I was inspired by a crazy quilt and started to make one. After college I wanted to turn my cats fur into thread so I could embroider it...
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Posted by & filed under art quilt, Fiber Art Conference, Fiber Art Exhibition.

Are you familiar with Judith Trager,  artist, lecturer, juror and curator? Here is a primer on Judith and her work (thanks to Craftsy). The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, Colorado is preparing for an exciting event, August 25-26, 2017. The 75 NEXT exhibition and symposium will allow attendees to attend a day-long symposium on the status of contemporary fiber arts and view exhibitions of...
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Posted by & filed under art quilt, book review, Fiber & Textiles Education, Fiber Art Materials, Fiber Art Now.

Thank you for visiting Fiber Art Now! The FAN team was thrilled to work on the 20th Biennial Quilt National book this year. Through the course of the production process, we learned how much Quilt National and the Dairy Barn have accomplished in all these years. Download a timeline of all the amazing Quilt National covers. This year's historic exhibition resulted in a 20th Biennial...
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Where there’s water, there’s life! Explore the essence, the presence and the power of water in a multimedia exhibition PLUNGE explorations from above & below at the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! through October 8, 2017. Water is essential for life, a marvelous habitat, a vehicle for ships, a setting for epic literature, and the subject of scientific research. It covers 70% of the...
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