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Sharon Kallis, Barraca de Vinya, 2010. The Brandford/Elliott Award for Excellence in Fiber Art (B/EA), (formerly known as the Lillian Elliott Award), became a well-known honor in a very short time, perhaps because there are almost no other awards specifically designated for emerging artists working with fiber, and because the need is so great. To put the award on a secure financial footing,...
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About a year ago, I started writing down affirmations as part of the morning questions I was asked by the app 5-Minute Journal. And at first, I hated it. I answered them on my morning commute into DC, and found it ridiculously difficult. But I stuck with it. After awhile, something shifted, and I began to choose affirmation words that I personally needed to hear. Over time, I began to find that...
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Betty Busby Snowbound Photo by the artist Focus: Fiber 2016 is a national contemporary fiber art show, coordinated by Textile Art Alliance, hosted by Kent State University Museum that runs until July 3, 2016. Textile Art Alliance is an affiliate group of the Cleveland Museum of Art, we are an active organization of artists, designers, crafts people, educators and collectors with a common...
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Makah carver Alex McCarty adds Northwest design elements to Lyonel Grant's carvings. The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center has launched a crowd-sourced funding campaign called “Weaving a New Future — A Home for Indigenous Arts for Generations to Come”. The campaign reaches out to new and existing supporters of the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center to become part of an...
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As the year comes to a close, we're looking back at 2015 and wanted to share some of our favorite articles. The top four articles came down the ones we have posted below for you. Browse and enjoy! Purchase any of these full issues in our back issue shop. Better yet, why not subscribe now and get a year's worth of inspiration? Shop back issues here.  OR   Subscribe to get inspired all...
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