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Join us in Milwaukee!

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Join us in Milwaukee during Convergence.

Friday, August 5th, 12:00 – 2:00pm. Reception for Tapestry Unlimited: 11th unjuried, international small format tapestry. Milwaukee Public Library, Downtown Branch.

Friday, August 5th, 2:30 – 4:15pm. A Public Display of Obsession. Let’s share our obsession in public!  Join ATA members to meet, greet, and weave at Convergence.  Show others how much fun we are having!  Meet all those weavers you know only by name. Wear your ATA pin and, if you like, bring a portable loom to weave on. Milwaukee Convention Center. Location to be announced.

Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10:30am – 1:30pm: Flexible Obsessions, ATA’s biennial Members’ Meeting, will feature speakers, Susan Iverson and Aino Kajaniemi, along with the the ever popular Digislam. Milwaukee Convention Center, Room 201C.

Molly Elkind – new artist page

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

‘My current series of handwoven tapestries is inspired by a sixth-century encaustic icon of the Virgin Mary found in Santa Francesca Romana church in Rome.’ View Molly’s artist page. (more…)

Travelling Tapestry Call for Entry

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

The Textile Museum of Oaxaca and the Philately Museum of Oaxaca, in collaboration with ATA), invite tapestry artists to weave postcards for the unjuried show, Travelling Tapestry: Textile Mail Art. October 12th – 15th, 2016. Download the prospectus.

Small Tapestry International 5: Crossroads

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

ATA invites all tapestry artists to submit works. Artists are encouraged to explore the conceptual, technical and metaphorical implications of the theme as they design their submissions. More information  (more…)

Patricia Dunn updated artist page

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Stardust Synchronicity, inspiration! At a Mexican beach campground I picked up a well worn magazine with an article about Margaret Burbidge, astrophysicist.’ View Patricia’s updated page. (more…)

Christine Laffer – new education article

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Christine Laffer has contributed a new education article: ‘Fiber Arts and Tapestry: 1960 to 1986 in the United States’. View Christine’s article. (more…)