Archive for July, 2018
The exhibition catalog for ATA’s 12th international, unjuried exhibition, The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World! is now available for purchase. For ATA members the volume is $12, $15 for non-members. The catalog includes images of each tapestry, along with essays and artists’ statements.
ATA invites you to vote for the People’s Choice Award! in World Tapestry Now. All voters are eligible to win a 5” Mini Mirrix Loreli Loom. World Tapestry Now marks the 30th anniversary of the landmark 1988 exhibition World Tapestry Today, the catalyst for ATA’s American Tapestry Biennial exhibition program.
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the landmark 1988 exhibition World Tapestry Today, World Tapestry Now features the latest in contemporary tapestry’s innovations in an online exhibition format. The juror for World Tapestry Now was the Mr. Cygan chose features 43 tapestries chosen by internationally regarded textile artist Włodzimierz Cygan, Professor of Textiles, Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts, in Lødz, Poland.
ATA members are invited to join the Let’s Talk Tapestry Facebook group–the latest online tapestry discussion forum. Let’s Talk Tapestry is a private digital hub for everything tapestry, guided by monthly prompts from ATA. The theme for June and July is: COLOR! To join Let’s Talk Tapestry, submit the request form and jump into the conversation.
Photo courtesy of Clare Nicholls