For your Consideration – Artists talk

Online artist talk: Monday June 1st and Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 – 3pm on Zoom – Registration required – https://fiberartspgh.org/programs/online-programs/

This is a free program

Each artist in the exhibition will have a chance to talk about their work.  Merill Comeau, our juror, will give an introduction.  You can text comments and questions via the text box during the Zoom session or email Linda Brown ahead of time (Lsbrown507@gmail.com).

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For your Consideration

Exciting news! Merill Comeau, juror of the next Guild show For your Consideration, has selected the exhibition.

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For Your Consideration

Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc. • 2020 Membership Exhibition

For Your Consideration-prospectus (pdf)

Artists see the world through many lenses and experiences. Artists are invited to consider aspects of their views, values and experiences to create entries for this show. Through the art, the viewer will be invited to consider the artists’ intent.  
Where: Brew House Association Gallery • 711 South 21st Street • Pittsburgh PA 15203
When: Friday, February 21 – Saturday, March 21, 2020
Chairperson: Linda Brown- contact her at exhibitionsFGP@gmail.com
Opening Reception: Friday February 21, 2020  6:00 – 9:00
Online artist talk: Monday June 1st and Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 – 3pm on Zoom
   Registration required – https://fiberartspgh.org/programs/online-programs/
Catalog: available for purchase HERE

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Are you brave enough to self-curate?

Hey kids, let’s put on a show!  Camilla blog -4

Following Staci Offutt’s thoughtful review of Time and Materiality, we got to thinking about the process of self-curating an exhibition, especially when collaborating with fellow artists who happen to be friends. Would that be fun and exhilarating, an opportunity to see your work and theirs in a sharper light… or maybe not so much? As deadline stress set in, could fighting and biting break out? (OK so probably not in our guild, but one does hear stories.) Before our imaginations reached soap opera pitch, we asked Camilla Pearce to take us behind the scenes and unscrew the whole process. Here’s how Camilla tells it…

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Time and Materiality, a feast of textures and techniques

Laura Tabakman Trametes Polymer clay and paper bags Michelle Browne The Three Sisters/Dray Shvester Rusted, printed, stitched cotton blends, vintage lace, pillows

By Staci Offutt

Time and Materiality is a symbiotic collection of works by Michelle Browne, Camilla Brent Pearce, and Laura Tabakman. With 33 pieces, including a large-scale installation, these three artists have transformed the Spinning Plate Gallery in the East liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh into a feast of textures and techniques, fabric and ephemera.  

Photo right: Tabakman, Trametes, Polymer clay and paper bags; Browne, The Three Sisters/Dray Shvester Rusted, printed, stitched cotton blends, vintage lace, pillows

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