FI16 Awards fund

Dear Fiberarts Guild Member: The holidays are upon us and before we know it will be 2016, the year of our triennial Fiberart International Exhibition and Forum, the 22nd in a series of triennial juried exhibitions sponsored by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc. Chosen by a distinguished panel of artists and curators, Fiberart International […]

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KtB and Allegheny County Council

Knit the Bridge was in the Post Gazette once again — but we’re not so happy this time.  Diana Nelson Jones reported on the vote before Allegheny County Council to remove the never enacted 2% set-aside for public art. In the article, Amie Downs, official spokesperson for County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, cited KtB as an […]

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Sherri Roberts shares her blogpost on Creativity and Productivity

After a crazy few weeks I needed a jump start back into the blog scene. Flipping through images on Facebook I caught a glimpse of Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz and her words echoed “there’s no place like home.” So I turned to our guild for some help. Did you know that some of […]

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Oh Those Last Minute Entries — it must be Fiberart International Time

The deadline for FI2016 is fast approaching.  Are you like me, do you wait until the last minute to enter? I know the deadline months in advance so I must be ready to upload today, right? Not exactly. What is this last minute business all about? To choose the work, gotta look at the restrictions […]

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Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor at SCC

Meet the artist and share her vision At a recent guild-sponsored lecture at Contemporary Craft, featured Bridge 13 artist Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor talked about the evolution of her style and body of work. Guild secretary Wanda Spangler-Warren took her usual meticulous notes and lent them to us for this post. Thanks, Wanda! The huge, grotesquely […]

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