Thursday, November 17, 2011

wanting to get inspired...

Scott Andresen

Lots of fiber fabulous exhibits in Chelsea this week. I have yet to see them as they just opened this week and with the holidays am keeping my fingers crossed that I will make it at all but...

At Kathryn Markel Gallery
Uncommon Threads:A Survey of Contemporary Quilts

November 17 - December 17, 2011

Eliza Fernand

Did you know that there is a gallery in Chelsea that specifically focuses on quilts? Who knew?
The Art Quilt Gallery at 133 West 25th Street has:

Daphne Taylor
Paula Nadelstern
Material Witnesses: New Work from the Manhattan Quilters Guild

November 15 – January 7

Ludmila Aristova, Teresa Barkley, Benedicte Caneill, Beth Carney, Randy Frost, Iris Gowen, Luke Haynes, Tatiana Ivina, Katherine Knauer, Emiko Toda Loeb, Ruth Marchese, Paula Nadelstern. Elizabeth Poole, Jeri Riggs, Diana Goulston Robinson, Robin Schwalb, Arlé Sklar-Weinstein, Daphne Taylor. Melanie Testa, Ludmila Uspenskaya, Erin Wilson, Adrienne Yorinks

Get yourself some embroidery at Lyons Wier with the amazing work of Cayce Zavaglia:

Multiple Stitches

Exhibition Dates: Nov 17 - Dec 17, 2011

If you are in Brooklyn stop by the A.I.R Gallery in Dumbo to see some work by embroiderer Jan Johnson:

I did not provide the cup

November 2 - November 26, 2011

and if you want to head uptown DO NOT MISS Fiber Futures at the Japan Society:

Fiber Futures: Japan's Textile Pioneers

Friday, September 16 — Sunday, December 18

You can see a video of the exhibit here.

Wow that is a whirlwind of work to see. I hope I get to see it all....

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