34 No. 1
ON THE COVER: Dawn Walden, Random Order III, 2005; cedar bark, cedar
roots, bear grass; 15" x 7-1/2" x 7-1/2". Walden is profiled on
page 26. Photo: Wendy McEahern. ABOVE: Ruth Scheuing, Flowers and Leaves #30:
Cyborg in the Garden, 2006; cotton; computer-assisted handwoven jacquard; 40"
x 85". Read about Scheuing’s work, on man and the machine, in the article
on page 30. Photo: Michael C. F. Lawlor.
ARTS AND SCIENCES
by Lindsay Obermeyer
The abstract beauty of medicine, technology, and math inspire Laura Splan, Ruth
Scheuing, and Daina Taimina.
GIVING VOICE TO CREATIVITY
by Jill Heppenheimer
Successful artwork reflects technical skill—developed through dedicated
practice and experimentation—and a creative vision that speaks from the
artist’s soul. DY Begay, Ramona Sakiestewa, and Lewis Knauss are cases in
by Stephen Beal
Stephen Beal creates in two media: words and stitches. Here, a sample of each:
a short story in three parts, and artworks that similarly reflect a love of narrative
On the Web: Stephen Beal's Color Memoirs
IN THE STUDIO
Five artists share their spaces and their insights. Plus, our award winners share
what makes their studios unique.
On the Web: Our studio contest, featuring
43 artists' studios.
THE DINNER PARTY STILL ROCKS
by Carol K. Russell
Judy Chicago’s iconic installation is once again on view in Brooklyn.
On the Web: Highlights of a talk by Chicago at the March 2007 opening.
News & Notes
Quilt National and the Internet | Ibero-American Textile
Network |Artist Awards | Coby Foundation Grants | Changes at Cranbrook |Patrick
Dougherty’s Creative Process | and other tidbits from the fiber world
Art-Quilt Abundance in Ohio | Pulp Function | Joe Fig’s
Miniature Studios | One of a Kind at the Met | Exhibitions, Conference in Kansas
City | Rossbachs on View
Playing with Precious Metal Clay: A Research Retreat
Leo Chiachio and Danny Giannone | Dawn Walden
Quilt Visions 2006 | Carter Smith: Shibori Treasures
| The Eye of the Artist: Devorah Sperber | Modern Threads: Mariska Karasz | Judith
James: Mapping the Surface | Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting
Travel & Traditions
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: Leo Chiachio and Danny Giannone,
Sebastianos, 2004; cotton on denim; hand embroidered;
7' x 5-1/4'. The artists are profiled on page 24. Photo: Daniel Kiblisky.