In even numbered years ATA sponsors a Speakers Session at HGA’s Convergence. The Speakers Session typically includes two speakers and an open Digislam of tapestry artists’ work. During Convergence ATA also sponsors a networking event. The Speakers Session and networking event are open to all. ATA’s Members Retreat follows Convergence and includes workshops with talented, experienced tapestry weavers with extensive teaching experience and international reputations.
2018 Members Retreat
July 10-13, 2018
Get your weaving tools polished up and ready to mine the rich vein of knowledge tapestry sages Maximo Laura and Rowen Schussheim-Anderson will be offering at ATA’s four-day retreat, July 10th -13th, in the Silver State during HGA’s 2018 Convergence in Reno! Your jackpot will overflow with the bonus round of HGA’s attractions and the coinciding Complex Weaver’s Seminar, all of which, including the Retreat, will take place at the Peppermill Resort. Those tumbling dice won’t crap out with snake eyes if you take a chance and make the journey to the Biggest Little City in the World!
2018 Speakers Session
ATA’s Speakers Session will take place Monday, July 9th from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm at the Peppermill Resort. Maximo Laura and Rowen Schussheim-Anderson are the featured speakers. Their talks will be followed by the 2018 Digislam and then, time for networking.
ATA’s Speakers Session during 2018 Convergence will include a Digislam. Everyone is eligible and encouraged to submit up to three images of their tapestries for inclusion in the Digislam. If more people enter than can be included, priority will be given to ATA members.
The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World!
12th international, unjuried small format tapestry exhibition
The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World! is open to all weavers. We invite entries which fit more traditional definitions of tapestry, and also entries that expand upon the core principles of the medium as they explore new techniques and processes. Multimedia work is welcome. The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World! will hang at the Northwest Reno Public Library, 2325 Robb Drive. The entry form (intent to participate) is due February 15, 2018. The tapestry, and an image of the tapestry is due March 31, 2018.