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September/October 2007

 
 
Contents
Sampling: A Showcase of Ideas in Layers
Exhibition Proposals: The Basics
Textile Tours - Updated
In Memoriam: Lenore Tawney
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Inside the September/October 2007 Issue

Vol. 34  No. 2

ON THE COVER: Daniella Hefter, Long conversation (detail), 2006; embroidery, acrylic paint, and fabric on linen; 25 1/2" x 25 1/2". ABOVE: Lorraine Glessner, Aggregate, 2006; encaustic, digital prints, photographs, paper, and oil paint on composted, rusted, and branded silk; 36" x 36". Hefter, Glessner, and four other artists who use layers to express their ideas are featured in Sampling on page 32.

Features

ARLÉ SKLAR-WEINSTEIN: SHEER DELIGHT
by Sandra Sider
Layers of images and fabric suggest reflection, complexity, ambiguity.

JIRO YONEZAWA: TRADITION AND INNOVATION

by Nancy Moore Bess
Mastery and experimentation are layered in this artist’s life and in his bamboo forms.

EDUCATING THE QUILT ARTIST

by Sandra Sider
Critiques and mentoring have fostered the quilt-art community.

THE INTRICATE WORKS OF LYNDI SALES
by Veronica C. Wilkinson
Layered tones and textures mark this South African artist’s three-dimensional paper constructions

ARTIST HOW-TO: CREATING A GREAT EXHIBITION PROPOSAL
by Luann Udell
What are art venues looking for?
ON THE WEB: Exhibition proposal basics

Departments

News & Notes
Cool Globes | Tapestry Alliance at 25 | Quilt of Belonging | Artist
Awards | Museum News | And Still Counting | and other tidbits from
the fiber world


Previews
Tapestry at the Met | Knitting and Stitching Shows | Alzheimer’s Quilts

Creative Process
Encaustic: Translucent Layering with Wax

Book Excerpt
An Encaustic Technique from Bags in Paper and Stitch

Collecting
Robert and Karen Duncan: Collecting with Heart

Profiles
Dee Clements | Karen Allen

Sampling
A Showcase of Ideas in Layers
ON THE WEB: More work by our Sampling artists

Reviews
Fiberart International | Tapestry Triennial | Gayle Fraas and Duncan Slade

Travel & Traditions

La Tessitura | Ukrainian Museum
Textile Tours - Updated


Fourth Street
Letters
Contributors
Books
Exhibition Catalogs
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
Bazaar
Classifieds
Resources
Advertisers’ Index
Curtains


ABOVE: Tom Lee, Self-Portrait Basket, 1997; plaited linoleum; 16" x 13" x 16". From the basket collection of Robert and Karen Duncan. Read about the collection on page 24. Photo: Ted Kirk.
 

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