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Start Time: 10:00 AM
Location: 2811 Mt Rainier Dr S
Seattle, WA 98144
End Time: 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.mountbakergardentour.com/
Mark your calendars, plant lovers, for the Mount Baker Garden Tour! The Mount Baker Garden Tour (www.mountbakergardentour.com) presents a showcase of the most beautiful and unique hidden gardens and outdoor spaces in this historic neighborhood of Seattle. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Mount Baker Community Club. Founded in 1909, the MBCC is one of the oldest self-funded community clubs in the US. The Clubhouse (2811 Mt. Rainier Dr S., Seattle 98144), originally built in 1914, is itself an architectural landmark, and is the first and last stop on the Garden Tour. WHEN: Sunday, July 15th, 10am to 4pm WHERE: This self-guided tour begins at the Mount Baker Community Clubhouse. The Mount Baker neighborhood is easy to access from I-5 and I-90, or by public transit including Link Light Rail (Mt. Baker Station is a 15 minute walk). TICKETS: $25 in advance, $30 on the day of the tour, and Friend of the Mount Baker Community Club is $40. Kids under 10 are free. Full details can be found at: http://www.mountbakergardentour.com Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/203445260441060/
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Schacks Art Center
2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 425-259-5050
Email: artsinfo@schack.org
Website: http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/
Fiber Fusion Exhibition Opens at Schack Art Center March 9th http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/ The show consists of 134 pieces from seventy-eight surface design artists and members of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of over 3,000 members. Fiber Fusion jurors were Layne Goldsmith, University of Washington Professor Emerita of Art and past chair of the Fibers Certificate Program, Young Chang, MFA in Fiber and Owner¬¬ of Gallery IMA in Seattle, and Rock Hushka, MA Art History and Director of Curatorial Administration, Tacoma Art Museum. The artists represent 39 Washington cities and towns. Artist techniques include fabric manipulation, hand and machine embroidery, painting, wet felting, shibori, bojagi, and botanical dyeing. Some of the unusual materials used include stainless steel, sock monkeys, gunpowder, vintage kimono, acrylic, newspapers, sand, wood, gut and hair. This is the culminating show of Fiber Fusion, a year-long juried travelling exhibition and celebration of textiles and surface design techniques at the Schack Art Center in Everett. The exhibition will be opening at the Schack Art Center on 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA on March 9th, 2017 with a reception from 5-8PM and runs through April 15, 2017. Local artists selected--SDA juried artists local to the area include: [Christina Fairley Erickson, Bellevue; Gale Whitney, Bellevue; Crystal A Edwards, Redmond; Maura Donegan, Issaquah; and Rebecca Wachtman, Renton.] Photos of their work can be found at http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/accepted-artists/ Where we have traveled to -- The show has travelled to three previous locations: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend (February. 2017); VALA Art Center in Redmond, WA (November-January, 2017; and Allied Art Center in Richland, WA (June, 2016). This is the culminating show of the traveling exhibition. Workshops scheduled -- Concurrent with the show, the Schack has scheduled several classes and workshops on a variety of surface design techniques with SDA members including tapestry, textile printing, silk painting, baskets and batik. See the SDA blog post at https://surfacedesignwa.com/2017/01/24/sda-wa-member-activities-february-2017/ or the Schack class list http://www.schack.org/classes/view/medium/fiber-arts/ What is surface design -- Surface design art uses elements like dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, beading, felting, and paper making— or that in some way manipulates or alters the surface of a “textile." A textile is defined as any material that takes on the properties of cloth. Work can be functional or non-functional, and can be for the wall, the body or as decoration. The Fiber Fusion exhibition is underwritten by the Surface Design Association and sponsored by Blick Art Materials. The Surface Design Association is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 and is comprised of artists, students, educators, gallery owners and curators. It has 180 members in Washington, and over 3,000 internationally. Follow the links for more information about Fiber Fusion or the Washington State Chapter or www.facebook.com/surfacedesignwa/. For more information please contact Barbara Matthews bjmatthews76@comcast.net. # # #
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Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: St. Joseph Catholic School
700 18th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98112
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: (310) 450-4984
Email: register@coderevkids.com
Website: https://www.coderevkids.com/tech-camps/seattle.php
CodeREV’s weeklong summer tech camps are for budding programmers, future video game designers, app developers, robotics engineers, 3D modelers & animators, and technology fans. They provide students with a second-to-none experience learning valuable tech skills in the areas of coding, engineering, robotics, animation and design. Camps are staffed by mentors with experience at companies such as Google, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Sony, Sega, Riot Games and more. Students participate in engaging, project-based activities leading to the creation of their own unique projects to take home at the end of the camp. The camp at St. Joseph’s in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood provides plenty of space for outdoor activities as well the innovative tech. Students will have access to cutting edge VR, custom Creator Bot Kits, Minecraft mods kids have only dreamed of, and even the best new Roblox curriculum for designing amazing games made for VR.
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Schacks Art Center
2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 425-259-5050
Email: artsinfo@schack.org
Website: http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/
Fiber Fusion Exhibition Opens at Schack Art Center March 9th http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/ The show consists of 134 pieces from seventy-eight surface design artists and members of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of over 3,000 members. Fiber Fusion jurors were Layne Goldsmith, University of Washington Professor Emerita of Art and past chair of the Fibers Certificate Program, Young Chang, MFA in Fiber and Owner¬¬ of Gallery IMA in Seattle, and Rock Hushka, MA Art History and Director of Curatorial Administration, Tacoma Art Museum. The artists represent 39 Washington cities and towns. Artist techniques include fabric manipulation, hand and machine embroidery, painting, wet felting, shibori, bojagi, and botanical dyeing. Some of the unusual materials used include stainless steel, sock monkeys, gunpowder, vintage kimono, acrylic, newspapers, sand, wood, gut and hair. This is the culminating show of Fiber Fusion, a year-long juried travelling exhibition and celebration of textiles and surface design techniques at the Schack Art Center in Everett. The exhibition will be opening at the Schack Art Center on 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA on March 9th, 2017 with a reception from 5-8PM and runs through April 15, 2017. Local artists selected--SDA juried artists local to the area include: [Christina Fairley Erickson, Bellevue; Gale Whitney, Bellevue; Crystal A Edwards, Redmond; Maura Donegan, Issaquah; and Rebecca Wachtman, Renton.] Photos of their work can be found at http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/accepted-artists/ Where we have traveled to -- The show has travelled to three previous locations: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend (February. 2017); VALA Art Center in Redmond, WA (November-January, 2017; and Allied Art Center in Richland, WA (June, 2016). This is the culminating show of the traveling exhibition. Workshops scheduled -- Concurrent with the show, the Schack has scheduled several classes and workshops on a variety of surface design techniques with SDA members including tapestry, textile printing, silk painting, baskets and batik. See the SDA blog post at https://surfacedesignwa.com/2017/01/24/sda-wa-member-activities-february-2017/ or the Schack class list http://www.schack.org/classes/view/medium/fiber-arts/ What is surface design -- Surface design art uses elements like dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, beading, felting, and paper making— or that in some way manipulates or alters the surface of a “textile." A textile is defined as any material that takes on the properties of cloth. Work can be functional or non-functional, and can be for the wall, the body or as decoration. The Fiber Fusion exhibition is underwritten by the Surface Design Association and sponsored by Blick Art Materials. The Surface Design Association is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 and is comprised of artists, students, educators, gallery owners and curators. It has 180 members in Washington, and over 3,000 internationally. Follow the links for more information about Fiber Fusion or the Washington State Chapter or www.facebook.com/surfacedesignwa/. For more information please contact Barbara Matthews bjmatthews76@comcast.net. # # #
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Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: St. Joseph Catholic School
700 18th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98112
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: (310) 450-4984
Email: register@coderevkids.com
Website: https://www.coderevkids.com/tech-camps/seattle.php
CodeREV’s weeklong summer tech camps are for budding programmers, future video game designers, app developers, robotics engineers, 3D modelers & animators, and technology fans. They provide students with a second-to-none experience learning valuable tech skills in the areas of coding, engineering, robotics, animation and design. Camps are staffed by mentors with experience at companies such as Google, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Sony, Sega, Riot Games and more. Students participate in engaging, project-based activities leading to the creation of their own unique projects to take home at the end of the camp. The camp at St. Joseph’s in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood provides plenty of space for outdoor activities as well the innovative tech. Students will have access to cutting edge VR, custom Creator Bot Kits, Minecraft mods kids have only dreamed of, and even the best new Roblox curriculum for designing amazing games made for VR.
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Schacks Art Center
2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 425-259-5050
Email: artsinfo@schack.org
Website: http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/
Fiber Fusion Exhibition Opens at Schack Art Center March 9th http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/ The show consists of 134 pieces from seventy-eight surface design artists and members of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of over 3,000 members. Fiber Fusion jurors were Layne Goldsmith, University of Washington Professor Emerita of Art and past chair of the Fibers Certificate Program, Young Chang, MFA in Fiber and Owner¬¬ of Gallery IMA in Seattle, and Rock Hushka, MA Art History and Director of Curatorial Administration, Tacoma Art Museum. The artists represent 39 Washington cities and towns. Artist techniques include fabric manipulation, hand and machine embroidery, painting, wet felting, shibori, bojagi, and botanical dyeing. Some of the unusual materials used include stainless steel, sock monkeys, gunpowder, vintage kimono, acrylic, newspapers, sand, wood, gut and hair. This is the culminating show of Fiber Fusion, a year-long juried travelling exhibition and celebration of textiles and surface design techniques at the Schack Art Center in Everett. The exhibition will be opening at the Schack Art Center on 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA on March 9th, 2017 with a reception from 5-8PM and runs through April 15, 2017. Local artists selected--SDA juried artists local to the area include: [Christina Fairley Erickson, Bellevue; Gale Whitney, Bellevue; Crystal A Edwards, Redmond; Maura Donegan, Issaquah; and Rebecca Wachtman, Renton.] Photos of their work can be found at http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/accepted-artists/ Where we have traveled to -- The show has travelled to three previous locations: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend (February. 2017); VALA Art Center in Redmond, WA (November-January, 2017; and Allied Art Center in Richland, WA (June, 2016). This is the culminating show of the traveling exhibition. Workshops scheduled -- Concurrent with the show, the Schack has scheduled several classes and workshops on a variety of surface design techniques with SDA members including tapestry, textile printing, silk painting, baskets and batik. See the SDA blog post at https://surfacedesignwa.com/2017/01/24/sda-wa-member-activities-february-2017/ or the Schack class list http://www.schack.org/classes/view/medium/fiber-arts/ What is surface design -- Surface design art uses elements like dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, beading, felting, and paper making— or that in some way manipulates or alters the surface of a “textile." A textile is defined as any material that takes on the properties of cloth. Work can be functional or non-functional, and can be for the wall, the body or as decoration. The Fiber Fusion exhibition is underwritten by the Surface Design Association and sponsored by Blick Art Materials. The Surface Design Association is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 and is comprised of artists, students, educators, gallery owners and curators. It has 180 members in Washington, and over 3,000 internationally. Follow the links for more information about Fiber Fusion or the Washington State Chapter or www.facebook.com/surfacedesignwa/. For more information please contact Barbara Matthews bjmatthews76@comcast.net. # # #
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Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: St. Joseph Catholic School
700 18th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98112
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: (310) 450-4984
Email: register@coderevkids.com
Website: https://www.coderevkids.com/tech-camps/seattle.php
CodeREV’s weeklong summer tech camps are for budding programmers, future video game designers, app developers, robotics engineers, 3D modelers & animators, and technology fans. They provide students with a second-to-none experience learning valuable tech skills in the areas of coding, engineering, robotics, animation and design. Camps are staffed by mentors with experience at companies such as Google, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Sony, Sega, Riot Games and more. Students participate in engaging, project-based activities leading to the creation of their own unique projects to take home at the end of the camp. The camp at St. Joseph’s in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood provides plenty of space for outdoor activities as well the innovative tech. Students will have access to cutting edge VR, custom Creator Bot Kits, Minecraft mods kids have only dreamed of, and even the best new Roblox curriculum for designing amazing games made for VR.
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Schacks Art Center
2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 425-259-5050
Email: artsinfo@schack.org
Website: http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/
Fiber Fusion Exhibition Opens at Schack Art Center March 9th http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/ The show consists of 134 pieces from seventy-eight surface design artists and members of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of over 3,000 members. Fiber Fusion jurors were Layne Goldsmith, University of Washington Professor Emerita of Art and past chair of the Fibers Certificate Program, Young Chang, MFA in Fiber and Owner¬¬ of Gallery IMA in Seattle, and Rock Hushka, MA Art History and Director of Curatorial Administration, Tacoma Art Museum. The artists represent 39 Washington cities and towns. Artist techniques include fabric manipulation, hand and machine embroidery, painting, wet felting, shibori, bojagi, and botanical dyeing. Some of the unusual materials used include stainless steel, sock monkeys, gunpowder, vintage kimono, acrylic, newspapers, sand, wood, gut and hair. This is the culminating show of Fiber Fusion, a year-long juried travelling exhibition and celebration of textiles and surface design techniques at the Schack Art Center in Everett. The exhibition will be opening at the Schack Art Center on 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA on March 9th, 2017 with a reception from 5-8PM and runs through April 15, 2017. Local artists selected--SDA juried artists local to the area include: [Christina Fairley Erickson, Bellevue; Gale Whitney, Bellevue; Crystal A Edwards, Redmond; Maura Donegan, Issaquah; and Rebecca Wachtman, Renton.] Photos of their work can be found at http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/accepted-artists/ Where we have traveled to -- The show has travelled to three previous locations: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend (February. 2017); VALA Art Center in Redmond, WA (November-January, 2017; and Allied Art Center in Richland, WA (June, 2016). This is the culminating show of the traveling exhibition. Workshops scheduled -- Concurrent with the show, the Schack has scheduled several classes and workshops on a variety of surface design techniques with SDA members including tapestry, textile printing, silk painting, baskets and batik. See the SDA blog post at https://surfacedesignwa.com/2017/01/24/sda-wa-member-activities-february-2017/ or the Schack class list http://www.schack.org/classes/view/medium/fiber-arts/ What is surface design -- Surface design art uses elements like dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, beading, felting, and paper making— or that in some way manipulates or alters the surface of a “textile." A textile is defined as any material that takes on the properties of cloth. Work can be functional or non-functional, and can be for the wall, the body or as decoration. The Fiber Fusion exhibition is underwritten by the Surface Design Association and sponsored by Blick Art Materials. The Surface Design Association is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 and is comprised of artists, students, educators, gallery owners and curators. It has 180 members in Washington, and over 3,000 internationally. Follow the links for more information about Fiber Fusion or the Washington State Chapter or www.facebook.com/surfacedesignwa/. For more information please contact Barbara Matthews bjmatthews76@comcast.net. # # #
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Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: St. Joseph Catholic School
700 18th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98112
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: (310) 450-4984
Email: register@coderevkids.com
Website: https://www.coderevkids.com/tech-camps/seattle.php
CodeREV’s weeklong summer tech camps are for budding programmers, future video game designers, app developers, robotics engineers, 3D modelers & animators, and technology fans. They provide students with a second-to-none experience learning valuable tech skills in the areas of coding, engineering, robotics, animation and design. Camps are staffed by mentors with experience at companies such as Google, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Sony, Sega, Riot Games and more. Students participate in engaging, project-based activities leading to the creation of their own unique projects to take home at the end of the camp. The camp at St. Joseph’s in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood provides plenty of space for outdoor activities as well the innovative tech. Students will have access to cutting edge VR, custom Creator Bot Kits, Minecraft mods kids have only dreamed of, and even the best new Roblox curriculum for designing amazing games made for VR.
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Schacks Art Center
2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 425-259-5050
Email: artsinfo@schack.org
Website: http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/
Fiber Fusion Exhibition Opens at Schack Art Center March 9th http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/ The show consists of 134 pieces from seventy-eight surface design artists and members of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of over 3,000 members. Fiber Fusion jurors were Layne Goldsmith, University of Washington Professor Emerita of Art and past chair of the Fibers Certificate Program, Young Chang, MFA in Fiber and Owner¬¬ of Gallery IMA in Seattle, and Rock Hushka, MA Art History and Director of Curatorial Administration, Tacoma Art Museum. The artists represent 39 Washington cities and towns. Artist techniques include fabric manipulation, hand and machine embroidery, painting, wet felting, shibori, bojagi, and botanical dyeing. Some of the unusual materials used include stainless steel, sock monkeys, gunpowder, vintage kimono, acrylic, newspapers, sand, wood, gut and hair. This is the culminating show of Fiber Fusion, a year-long juried travelling exhibition and celebration of textiles and surface design techniques at the Schack Art Center in Everett. The exhibition will be opening at the Schack Art Center on 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA on March 9th, 2017 with a reception from 5-8PM and runs through April 15, 2017. Local artists selected--SDA juried artists local to the area include: [Christina Fairley Erickson, Bellevue; Gale Whitney, Bellevue; Crystal A Edwards, Redmond; Maura Donegan, Issaquah; and Rebecca Wachtman, Renton.] Photos of their work can be found at http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/accepted-artists/ Where we have traveled to -- The show has travelled to three previous locations: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend (February. 2017); VALA Art Center in Redmond, WA (November-January, 2017; and Allied Art Center in Richland, WA (June, 2016). This is the culminating show of the traveling exhibition. Workshops scheduled -- Concurrent with the show, the Schack has scheduled several classes and workshops on a variety of surface design techniques with SDA members including tapestry, textile printing, silk painting, baskets and batik. See the SDA blog post at https://surfacedesignwa.com/2017/01/24/sda-wa-member-activities-february-2017/ or the Schack class list http://www.schack.org/classes/view/medium/fiber-arts/ What is surface design -- Surface design art uses elements like dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, beading, felting, and paper making— or that in some way manipulates or alters the surface of a “textile." A textile is defined as any material that takes on the properties of cloth. Work can be functional or non-functional, and can be for the wall, the body or as decoration. The Fiber Fusion exhibition is underwritten by the Surface Design Association and sponsored by Blick Art Materials. The Surface Design Association is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 and is comprised of artists, students, educators, gallery owners and curators. It has 180 members in Washington, and over 3,000 internationally. Follow the links for more information about Fiber Fusion or the Washington State Chapter or www.facebook.com/surfacedesignwa/. For more information please contact Barbara Matthews bjmatthews76@comcast.net. # # #
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Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: St. Joseph Catholic School
700 18th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98112
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: (310) 450-4984
Email: register@coderevkids.com
Website: https://www.coderevkids.com/tech-camps/seattle.php
CodeREV’s weeklong summer tech camps are for budding programmers, future video game designers, app developers, robotics engineers, 3D modelers & animators, and technology fans. They provide students with a second-to-none experience learning valuable tech skills in the areas of coding, engineering, robotics, animation and design. Camps are staffed by mentors with experience at companies such as Google, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Sony, Sega, Riot Games and more. Students participate in engaging, project-based activities leading to the creation of their own unique projects to take home at the end of the camp. The camp at St. Joseph’s in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood provides plenty of space for outdoor activities as well the innovative tech. Students will have access to cutting edge VR, custom Creator Bot Kits, Minecraft mods kids have only dreamed of, and even the best new Roblox curriculum for designing amazing games made for VR.
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Schacks Art Center
2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 425-259-5050
Email: artsinfo@schack.org
Website: http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/
Fiber Fusion Exhibition Opens at Schack Art Center March 9th http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/ The show consists of 134 pieces from seventy-eight surface design artists and members of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of over 3,000 members. Fiber Fusion jurors were Layne Goldsmith, University of Washington Professor Emerita of Art and past chair of the Fibers Certificate Program, Young Chang, MFA in Fiber and Owner¬¬ of Gallery IMA in Seattle, and Rock Hushka, MA Art History and Director of Curatorial Administration, Tacoma Art Museum. The artists represent 39 Washington cities and towns. Artist techniques include fabric manipulation, hand and machine embroidery, painting, wet felting, shibori, bojagi, and botanical dyeing. Some of the unusual materials used include stainless steel, sock monkeys, gunpowder, vintage kimono, acrylic, newspapers, sand, wood, gut and hair. This is the culminating show of Fiber Fusion, a year-long juried travelling exhibition and celebration of textiles and surface design techniques at the Schack Art Center in Everett. The exhibition will be opening at the Schack Art Center on 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA on March 9th, 2017 with a reception from 5-8PM and runs through April 15, 2017. Local artists selected--SDA juried artists local to the area include: [Christina Fairley Erickson, Bellevue; Gale Whitney, Bellevue; Crystal A Edwards, Redmond; Maura Donegan, Issaquah; and Rebecca Wachtman, Renton.] Photos of their work can be found at http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/accepted-artists/ Where we have traveled to -- The show has travelled to three previous locations: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend (February. 2017); VALA Art Center in Redmond, WA (November-January, 2017; and Allied Art Center in Richland, WA (June, 2016). This is the culminating show of the traveling exhibition. Workshops scheduled -- Concurrent with the show, the Schack has scheduled several classes and workshops on a variety of surface design techniques with SDA members including tapestry, textile printing, silk painting, baskets and batik. See the SDA blog post at https://surfacedesignwa.com/2017/01/24/sda-wa-member-activities-february-2017/ or the Schack class list http://www.schack.org/classes/view/medium/fiber-arts/ What is surface design -- Surface design art uses elements like dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, beading, felting, and paper making— or that in some way manipulates or alters the surface of a “textile." A textile is defined as any material that takes on the properties of cloth. Work can be functional or non-functional, and can be for the wall, the body or as decoration. The Fiber Fusion exhibition is underwritten by the Surface Design Association and sponsored by Blick Art Materials. The Surface Design Association is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 and is comprised of artists, students, educators, gallery owners and curators. It has 180 members in Washington, and over 3,000 internationally. Follow the links for more information about Fiber Fusion or the Washington State Chapter or www.facebook.com/surfacedesignwa/. For more information please contact Barbara Matthews bjmatthews76@comcast.net. # # #
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Schacks Art Center
2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 425-259-5050
Email: artsinfo@schack.org
Website: http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/
Fiber Fusion Exhibition Opens at Schack Art Center March 9th http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/ The show consists of 134 pieces from seventy-eight surface design artists and members of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of over 3,000 members. Fiber Fusion jurors were Layne Goldsmith, University of Washington Professor Emerita of Art and past chair of the Fibers Certificate Program, Young Chang, MFA in Fiber and Owner¬¬ of Gallery IMA in Seattle, and Rock Hushka, MA Art History and Director of Curatorial Administration, Tacoma Art Museum. The artists represent 39 Washington cities and towns. Artist techniques include fabric manipulation, hand and machine embroidery, painting, wet felting, shibori, bojagi, and botanical dyeing. Some of the unusual materials used include stainless steel, sock monkeys, gunpowder, vintage kimono, acrylic, newspapers, sand, wood, gut and hair. This is the culminating show of Fiber Fusion, a year-long juried travelling exhibition and celebration of textiles and surface design techniques at the Schack Art Center in Everett. The exhibition will be opening at the Schack Art Center on 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA on March 9th, 2017 with a reception from 5-8PM and runs through April 15, 2017. Local artists selected--SDA juried artists local to the area include: [Christina Fairley Erickson, Bellevue; Gale Whitney, Bellevue; Crystal A Edwards, Redmond; Maura Donegan, Issaquah; and Rebecca Wachtman, Renton.] Photos of their work can be found at http://sdafiberfusionshow.org/accepted-artists/ Where we have traveled to -- The show has travelled to three previous locations: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend (February. 2017); VALA Art Center in Redmond, WA (November-January, 2017; and Allied Art Center in Richland, WA (June, 2016). This is the culminating show of the traveling exhibition. Workshops scheduled -- Concurrent with the show, the Schack has scheduled several classes and workshops on a variety of surface design techniques with SDA members including tapestry, textile printing, silk painting, baskets and batik. See the SDA blog post at https://surfacedesignwa.com/2017/01/24/sda-wa-member-activities-february-2017/ or the Schack class list http://www.schack.org/classes/view/medium/fiber-arts/ What is surface design -- Surface design art uses elements like dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, beading, felting, and paper making— or that in some way manipulates or alters the surface of a “textile." A textile is defined as any material that takes on the properties of cloth. Work can be functional or non-functional, and can be for the wall, the body or as decoration. The Fiber Fusion exhibition is underwritten by the Surface Design Association and sponsored by Blick Art Materials. The Surface Design Association is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 and is comprised of artists, students, educators, gallery owners and curators. It has 180 members in Washington, and over 3,000 internationally. Follow the links for more information about Fiber Fusion or the Washington State Chapter or www.facebook.com/surfacedesignwa/. For more information please contact Barbara Matthews bjmatthews76@comcast.net. # # #
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