Lecture with fiber artist Sandra Sider

January 19, 2021 – 3 PM ESTPlease register on the Registration Form.Free program for members – $5.- for non-members. Sandra Sider, a New York quilt artist since the early 1980s, has led critique workshops since 2005. She holds an M.A. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Sandra has served as president of SAQA, and today she is Editor of Art Quilt Quarterly and Curator of the Texas Quilt Museum. She has written or edited more than a dozen books concerning contemporary quilt art, including Art Quilts Unfolding: Fifty Years of Innovation and Exploring Your Artistic Voice in Contemporary Quilt Art.  As of 2020, she is designing fabric lines for Benartex, beginning with “Votes for Women.” www.sandrasider.com For the January lecture, Dr. Sandra Sider invited all Guild members to submit an image of their work to explain the curatorial process often used in forming a fiber…

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Lecture with fiber artist Kirstie Macleod- Red Dress Project

December December 14, 2020 – 11 AM ESTPlease register on the Registration Form.Free program for members – $5.- for non-members. Exploring issues of identity, the subconscious and the passage of time my work seeks to articulate specific events and interactions through a kaleidoscopic, emotion led vision. The ‘circle’, and textile processes, specifically embroidery feature at the heart of my practice, although often in unusual ways.I am fascinated with its diversity and potential as a means of communication (or subversion), its history and practice throughout the world both as an art form and in daily life, and the repetitive, meditative and healing effects experienced through its creation.With a background in Textiles, Visual Language and theatrical based disciplines, the works form a diverse portfolio comprising embroidery, painting, photography, drawing and installation. Kirstie Macleod The Red Dress Project, conceived by British artist Kirstie Macleod, provides an artistic platform for women around the world,…

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