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Small Tapestry International 3: Outside the Line

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

STI 3 is opening at the Handforth Gallery in Tacoma Saturday, June 29th. The opening is from 2:00-4:00. Shelley Socolofsky will be giving a talk at 2:30. Read more.

Political Strings: Tapestry Seen and Unseen.

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

It was a Speakers Session sponsored by ATA and organized by Christine Laffer. It took place during the Textile Symposium of America’s Symposium, held September 19-22, 2012 in Washington D.C. Papers by Stanley Bulbach; Clara Román-Odio; Linda Rees; Dorothy Clews and Linda Wallace: http://americantapestryalliance.org/education/educational-articles/political-strings-tapestry-seen-and-unseen/

New Artist Page – Linda Giesen

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

She learned to weave when she moved to the Magdalena Mountains of New Mexico in 2004.  Her first weaving teacher not only taught her about weaving, but also, about sheep ranching, lambing, shearing and wool processing. She started out weaving rugs on a Rio Grande style “walking loom.” Read more.

Updated Artist Page – Patricia Armour

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Patricia expresses human emotions and experiences in her work and often uses the human face and images from nature to convey a contemplative, tranquility. The result combines the authenticity of tradition with the vitality of contemporary life. Read more.