Thursday, June 16, 2011

Joan Morris, solo show (June 18-July31, NH)

You've seen her work grace the book cover of Yoshiko's "Memory on Cloth" -- now go see Joan Morris' inspiring works in person. The Aidron Duckworth Museum in Meriden, New Hampshire, is hosting a solo exhibition of Joan's recent textile works. The exhibition opens this Saturday, June 18, with a reception from 3-6p.

The show will have in it work from 2009-2011, including 3 new, never before exhibited pieces.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Sue Cavanaugh, Zanesville Museum of Art, OH (thru July 14)

Some news from fellow textile friends:

Sue Cavanaugh recently received the Lynn Borgman Goodwin Award for Surface Design at Quilt National ’11 for Ori-Kume #20. Her largest (164” x 94”) whole cloth stitch resist shibori piece, Ori-Kume # 22, is on exhibit at the Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, Ohio, through July 14, 2011.

Congrats, Sue!

If you're interested in studying shibori with Sue, sign up for her workshop at Art Quilt Tahoe, November 6-11, Lake Tahoe, California. More information and registration may be found at

Monday, June 6, 2011

ISS Registration opens June 11

Registration for the 8th ISS in Hong Kong
will open JUNE 11!

Starting June 11, we will be opening up registration for the SYMPOSIUM and accepting reservations for our six PRE / POST TOURS to mainland China and Vietnam.* We are excited to streamline the process and manage everything online - from contact info to payment process. Registration is a first come, first reserved process so when a tour is full, it will register as "Sold Out." (We also will still accept payment for the Symposium via check by mail for those not used to paying online).

On June 11, we will also be accepting submissions for the OPEN CALL for "Animal Fibers: Art Informs Shibori" curated by Jean Cacicedo and Jorie Johnson at Hong Kong Design Institute. Deadline is Oct 15.

Registration for Workshops, Daily Excursions, and Calls for Trunk Show, Demos, and Short Talks will open later during Phase 2.

* tours are very limited capacity; reservations require refundable deposit; see website for details