Coming Events is always a fun topic. Winter Term began Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10am. Spring Term begins April 4, 2017. New Coming Events will be found as the year progresses. Here is what we have so far.
Weaver Joyce Gifford is the featured artist on our Galleria wall at school. Her work will be on display for most of winter term. Joyce is giving an artist talk at 11am on Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at the school.
Weaver and glass artist, Candy Pratt, has finished her tapestry that honors Alzheimer’s victims. It includes fiber optics, steel warp, and a loom created to be the permanent mounting. She will be showing it for the first time in public at our school on Tuesday, Feb 21, at 11am. Candy will include a talk about the creative and physical processes involved in this innovative piece of art.
Dorothee Kim, who weaves traditional tapestry, as well as Navajo style, will have an invitational exhibit at the Narthex Gallery, First Presbyterian Church, 390 NE 2nd St, McMinnville, Or 97128 from February 1 through March 31. Opening reception is February 18, from 7-9pm. Closed February 20.
Tapestry instructor Terry Olson will show her tapestries at the West Linn Lutheran Church in February and March. The church is open most days at 20390 Willamette Dr, West Linn, OR 97068. Artist’s talk will be from 9:15 to 10:30am on Sunday, February 19 at the church.
The Selfie Project we worked on for a year was also successfully completed in 2016. The resulting published book Tuesdays and Thursdays is available for $35 in our shoppe. 23 of the 46 tapestries were on display at the American Tapestry Alliance unjuried small tapestry show Tapestry Unlimited at the downtown Milwaukee Public Library in August. Twenty of these selfies will be on display at the Sandy Public Library beginning in September, 2017, in Sandy, Oregon. ATA Small Format Unjuried Show