FIBERART FORUM 2022
Saturday June 4th and Sunday June 5th, 2022
A related conference open to the public. This year the Fiberart Forum will extend to two days and take place in person and online. Participants have the option of attending either one or both.
The In-Person Forum on June 4, 2022 includes presentations by attending artists, keynote lecture, lunch and transportation between exhibition venues.
The Online Forum includes the live broadcast of the keynote lecture on Saturday June 4, 2022 and the Online artists’ presentations on Sunday June 5, 2022.
Where: Pittsburgh International Airport
When: March 17, 2022 – May 27, 2022
Chairperson: Debra Tobin
Where: Latrobe Art Center – 819 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650
When: October 6th – November 2nd, 2022
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 6, 2022 – 6 to 8PM
Chairperson: Carolyn Carson: firstname.lastname@example.org and Barb Kubala: email@example.com
Entry Deadline: August 1, 2022
Lecture with Nnenna Okore
January 18, 2022 – 11 AM EST
Please register on the Registration Form.
Free program for members – $5 for non-members.
Nnenna Okore (born in Australia, 1975) is an artist who works both in Nigeria and the United States. Her largely abstract sculptures and installations have been shown in galleries and museums in and outside of the United States. She has won several international awards, including a Fulbright Scholar Award in 2012. Okore is currently a Professor of Art at North Park University in Chicago. The daughter of a professor and a librarian, she often examines her American identity versus her Nigerian identity and the contrasts between her homeland with that of the States. https://nnennaokore.com
Nnenna is one of Fiberart International 2022 jurors.