by Lena Vigna
Anne Lemanski’s handstitched sculptures in paper, fabric,
and copper remind us of our fragile relationship with the
WRAPPED IN TRADITION
by Suzanne Beal
Using a multitude of wool blankets and stories from Native
American culture, Marie Watt constructs sculptural works
that unfold the past into the present.
by Suzanne Smith Arney
The coiled and feathered basketry of C. A. Michel embodies
the artist’s spiritual and mythical connection to nature.
by Mary Lane
The buried and exhumed tapestries of Dorothy Clews and
Linda Wallace unearth the transformative power of nature.
by Lynn Cornelius
The intricate machine embroideries of Carol Shinn explore
the complex surfaces of both object and landscape.
CREATIVE FLOW: THREE ACTIVIST ARTISTS
by Sally Hansell
Using marine debris, painted silk, and paper, artists Pam
Longobardi, Linda Gass, and Lauren Rosenthal advocate for
greater consciousness of our fragile water systems.
Silhouettes of the Wetlands | A Feathered Vessel Begins | A View from
Above in Fabric Collage | Freestyle Machine Embroidery
Dorothy “Bunny” Bowen | Merle Axelrad Serlin | Bonnie Gale
Gallery of Animalistic Art
Warren Seelig: Textile per se | Rozanne Hawksley: Offerings
Travel & Traditions
Norwegian Sheepskin Coverlets | The KamiAmi Women of Ghana
Meredith Setser: A Fantasy Felt Life
News & Notes
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: Marie Watt, Energy: Our
Heirloom (detail of Panel 4), 2008; reclaimed wool, satin binding,
embroidery floss, thread; handsewn; each panel 72" x 32"
x 3". Commission by Seattle City Light, Seattle. Photo: Gern Blanston.
ABOVE: Linda Gass, Sanitary? (detail), 2009; silk
crepe de chine, silk broadcloth backing and polyester batting,
rayon and polyester embroidery thread; handpainted using
Remezol dyes and water-soluble resist, machine-quilted; 30" x
30". Photo: Don Tuttle.
ABOVE: C. A. Michel, Pink 2, 2009;
Chinese silver pheasant feathers, wool yarn over linen core,
feathers; coiled; 4" x 9" diameter. Photo: Hank Drew.