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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Posted by & filed under Fiber Art, Fiber Art Exhibition.

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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Posted by & filed under Fiber Art Exhibition, Hand Dyeing.

photo: Viera Levitt Fragments of Life: Textile Art by Barbara Goldberg University Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA/College of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth May 26 to July 16, 2017 The exhibition was co-curated by Catherine Weller, Independent Curator and Artist, and Noelle Foye, Director of the New Bedford Art Museum. Exhibition review by Catherine Hunter,...
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  This Guest post is courtesy of fiber artist and teacher, Pat Pauly. Had to take a selfie, with my “Normandy” behind me. Hold the catalog of Quilt National ‘17 in your hand and you’ll feel the energy. It’s got color and lots of it, but there is more. Offering a substantial background on Quilt National, an exhibition that steered an acceptance of non-traditional forms of...
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Posted by & filed under Artist Books, book review, Creativity, Fiber & Textiles Education.

I’ve led more workshops (at Jane Dunnewold Studios) than I can count, and have encountered people all along the continuum of creative confidence. Some people were already comfortable with their creativity, and easily introduced themselves as “artists.” They were usually sitting next to someone, who when asked, flatly denied any chance that a creative gene could exist within them. Then there...
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