Tapestry Topics – ATA’s Quarterly Online Newsletter
Joan Griffin, "Shadows in the Forest" (2015), 59" x 33"

Joan Griffin, “Shadows in the Forest” (2015), 59″ x 33″

 

Tapestry Topics is ATA’s Quarterly, pdf newsletter. Filled with informational and thought provoking articles, it features the work of contemporary tapestry artists from around the world. The newsletter is a benefit of membership and is delivered via email.

ATA makes issues more than two years old available to the general public. Click on the links below to download older issues of Tapestry Topics. Join ATA to receive the most current issues of Tapestry Topics.

Winter 2013 Text in Tapestry
Fall 2013 Working in a Series
Summer 2013 Social Fabrics, second issue
Spring 2013 Social Fabrics
Winter 2012 Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Innovation
Fall 2012 Going International
Summer 2012 Surface
Summer 2012, black & white Surface
Spring 2012 (screen version) Teachers and Lessons
Spring 2012 (print version) Teachers and Lessons
Winter 2011 Wedge Weave
Fall 2011 (print version) Professionalism
Fall 2011 (screen version) Professionalism
Summer 2011 James Koehler tribute
Spring 2011 Color
Winter 2010 Handspun
Fall 2010 Teaching the Next Generation
Summer 2010 Tips and Tactics: Thoughtful Musing
Spring 2010 Proportion
Winter 2009 Tips & Tactics
Fall 2009 Exhibits: Our Public Voice
Summer 2009 The Materiality of Surface
Spring 2009 Sustaining Creativity
Winter 2008 Conferences and Events
Fall 2008 Thinking Small
Summer 2008 Representational or Abstract?
Spring 2008 Dyeing: The Ultimate Color Adventure
Winter 2007 In a Wider Circle
Fall 2007 Diminishing Distances
Summer 2007 ATA, Then and Now: Celebrating 25 years
Spring 2007 The California Scene
Winter 2006 Transitions as Design Element
Fall 2006
Summer 2006  Chance
Spring 2006
Winter 2005 Pushing Techniques.
Fall 2005
Summer 2005 Aesthetic Influences
Spring 2005
Winter 2004 Shaped Tapestries
Fall 2004
Summer 2004 Body Language & Nudes
Spring 2004

Submissions and Guidelines

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Tapestry Topics Online

From the Fall of 2002 to the Summer of 2010, ATA published an online digest of Tapestry Topics called Tapestry Topics Online. The abbreviated digests include color images and excerpts from the text.

Summer 2010 v36n2
Spring 2010
v36n1
Winter 2009
v35n4
Fall 2009 v35n3
Summer 2009 v35n2
Spring 2009 v35n1
Winter 2008 v34n4
Fall 2008 v34n3
Summer 2008
v34n2
Spring 2008 v34n1
Winter 2007 v33n4
Fall 2007
v33n3
Summer 2007 v33n2
Spring 2007 v33n1
Winter 2006 v32n4
Fall 2006 v32n3
Summer 2006 v32n2
Spring 2006
v32n1
Winter 2005 v31n4
Fall 2005
v31n3
Summer 2005 v31n2
Spring 2005 v31n1
Winter 2004 v30n4
Fall 2004 v30n3
Summer 2004 v30n2
Spring 2004 v30n1
Fall 2003 v29n4
Winter 2003
Fall 2002
Fall 2002 (.pdf)