Fiberart International 2019

You are all invited!

The Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh did it again!

The show is up, we are just finishing a few details and we are ready for the opening! Of course it couldn’t have been possible without the help of all the volunteers!

Some even had time to do a little yarn bombing at Contemporary Craft!

Thank you for all the hard work, see you at the opening!

The New Collective – Call for Entries

Every three years Guild Members of the Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media are invited to submit work for a juried group exhibition called The New Collective. All forms of work will be considered, including 2-D, 3-D, film, video and other media, performance and interactive works, wearables, collaborations, etc. This year, a guest-curator, Tina Dillman, […]

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Upcoming workshops

There will be two great workshops taught by FI19 artists. Sunday, June 2, 2019 Intro to Sculptural Peyote with FI2019 exhibiting artist Beth Blankenship sponsored by Contemporary Craft. Add a new skill to your art practice toolbox. In this workshop, students will be introduced to a technique that will give their beadwork a new dimension. […]

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Guiditta Brozzetti

Written by Deb Brandon There it was: Laboratorio Guiditta Brozzetti, the Guiditta Brozzetti workshop, a hand-weaving museum and school hidden inside the imposing church of San Francesco delle Dome in Perugia, Italy. I’d made an appointment to visit the studio months earlier, when I decided to travel to Perugia for a friend’s wedding. If I […]

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Feathers and Finery

written by Deb Brandon We treasure gold and diamonds, silver, rubies, and emeralds. But what if precious metals and gemstones didn’t exist? Would we have looked to other natural resources to treasure? Or to something completely different, such as handmade items or special artistic skills?

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