Friday, November 14, 2014

Contemporary Colorado Juror's talk this Tuesday!

I am very excited about this show of Contemporary Art at the newly renovated Curfman Gallery at Colorado State University.  I have had the opportunity to look at the exhibit and it is breathtaking!  I am truly honored to be one of 30 artists included in this exhibit that celebrates Contemporary Artists who live and work in Colorado, this exhibition was juried by the MCA Denver's Nora Burnett Abrams.

Come join us in celebrating the exhibition and the artists on Tuesday, November 18th at 6:30pm in the Curfman Gallery.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Textileart Around the World

I just received "Textileart around the world" in the mail.  This publication surveys Textile artists working in many different fiber techniques;  weaving, embroidery, felting, quilting, etc.  Over 800 photographs display the most beautiful work of 160 artists from across the globe. This is a unique collection of a great variety of worldwide textile art joined together in one book.  I am honored to be included in this book! 

Friday, October 17, 2014

"Celebrate Reuse" Opens tonight

Here are some photos of the installation of the Celebrate Reuse Pop Up at Art Lab this weekend.  The opening reception is tonight from 6-9.  Wear your most fabulous reuse outfit and hang and weave, or make a sculpture with some cool repurposed items in the back. I also have a huge loom set up so you can sit and weave a spell.  The exhibit will be open all weekend, along with a Rope making workshop taught by yours truely on Sunday at 1:00.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Three Pieces up at the Create Reuse! Show at the Art Lab this weekend!

"Ecumenical" paper numbers woven on cotton
"Taking candy from a baby" Pez dispensers woven on cotton
"AL" aluminum pull tabs woven on cotton

Monday, October 13, 2014

Celebrate Reuse!

Celebrate Reuse! is a creative reuse Pop-Up in the Art Lab of Fort Collins, consisting of a ReUse Art Show and other activities featuring predominantly recycled, repurposed, and rescued materials.  The event is 5-days, October 16-20th, and is free and open to the public.  The intent is to inspire and amuse, as well as build support for a local creative reuse center (CRC).

I will have work in the show as well as helping create  community weaving project on site using recycled materials.  Come by on Friday October 17th from 6-9 pm for the opening reception.  Or visit the Art Lab on Sunday from 12-5 to learn how to make coiled baskets and weave a bit on the community project!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Contemporary Colorado Artists

Contemporary Colorado is the inaugural exhibit at the new, redesigned Curfman Gallery in the Lory Student Center at CSU.  Contemporary Colorado showcases Colorado Artists working in a Contemporary vein.  Exhibiting Artists are: 
Roland Bernier, Amelia Carley, Will Clift, Amber Cobb, Laura Cofrin, Samantha Combs, Adan De La Garza, James Dormer, Nanci Erskine, Ian Fisher, Lili Francuz, Tomiko Jones, Luke Leavitt, Michele Ledoux, Charles Livingston, Noah Manos, Tom Mazzullo, Sarah McKenzie, Adam Milner, Elizabeth Morisette, kate petley, Doug Reese, andrew roberts-gray, Lisa Russell, Gretchen Schaefer, Judd Schiffman, Paul Sisson, Kristin Stransky, Catherine Tuttle, Derrick Velasquez, Don Vogl, Chinn Wang, Katherine Warren, and Edie Winograde.

I am excited to be one of them.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Fiber Tales

This piece,  "Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice" will be a part of the Fiber tales exhibit at the Garfield Park Art Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The show will be on exhibit Nov 1, 2014—Nov 20, 2014.  Opening reception Reception: Nov 1st 5—7 p.m