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28 January 2010

“Muscle Memory” Highlighted in the Sentinel newspaper (Spotswood, NJ)

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My quilt “Muscle Memory” was featured in the Sentinel newspaper on January 7, 2010 along with an article about Fiber Revolution’s exhibition at the Academy of Music.  The show, entitled Significant Stitches, will run until March 6th, 2010. 

Here’s a link to the online article and more info about the show:

http://ebs.gmnews.com/news/2010-01-05/Front_Page/Fiber_Revolution_returns_to_Spotswood_art_gallery.html

Academy of Music
508 Main St.
Spotswood, NJ 08884

Gallery Hours:
Saturday: 10 am-9 pm
Monday-Thursday: 10 am-8 pm
Friday: 9 am-4 pm Saturday

Curated by Kevan Rupp Lunney

The exhibit includes art quilts by: Virginia Abrams, Benedicte Caneill, Melissa Craven Fowler, Cindy Friedman, Antoinette Hall, Eileen Lauterborn, Barbara McKie, Deborah Schwartzman and Kate Themel.   There will also be a selection of smaller works presented in deep frames.

www.AcademyOfMusicOnMain.com
732-251-3050

 

27 January 2010

“Think Outside the Blocks” – Exhibition of Fine Art Quilts by Fiber Revolution

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This February, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) will host an exhibition of art quilts by Fiber Revolution.

Think Outside the Blocks

Feb 25 – April 23, 2010

NVCC Fine Arts Building

Theater Entrance, 3rd Floor

750 Chase Parkway

Waterbury, CT 06708

http://www.nvcc.commnet.edu

Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-3pm.

(Postcard image: Blushing Triangles by Gloria Hansen)

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 27 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Fiber Revolution is made up of professional textile artists from the Northeast region of SAQA, combining their knowledge and experience in marketing to exhibit and sell their artwork.

Think Outside the Blocks participating artists include: Natalya Aikens (NY), Benedicte Caneill (NY), Melissa Fowler (NY), Cindy Friedman (PA), Gloria Hansen (NJ), Kevan Lunney (NJ), Barbara Barrick McKie (CT), Kris Moss (NY), Norma Schlager (CT) and Kate Themel (CT).

About Fiber Revolution

Fiber Revolution is a group of 30 artists from NJ, PA, DE, NY, MA, and CT who meet primarily online to support each other by marketing, and securing venues to show and sell their fiber art. Each artist has a unique vision and style but they all have a love for fabric, texture and color in common. The fabric compositions are like paintings meant for the wall but they have more interest and relief due to the techniques used to change the surface, such as machine and hand stitching, including quilting and embroidery, paint, dye, beads, computer generated imagery, stamping and printing.

The Fiber Revolution members are: Virginia Abrams, Natalya Aikens, Benedicte Caneil, Lisa Chipetine, Rachel B. Cochran, Nike Cutsumpas, Susan Ferraro, Melissa Craven Fowler, Ed-Johnetta Fowler-Miller, Cindy Friedman, Antoinette Hall, Jutta Halpin, Gloria Hansen, Eileen Lauterborn, Katherina Litchman, Kevan Lunney, Barbara Barrick McKie, Kris Moss, Elizabeth Poole, Jeri Riggs, Linda Rogers, Carol Schepps, Norma Schlager, Deborah Schwartzman, Melanie Testa, Kate Themel, Gwyned Trefethen, and Carolyn Lee Vehslage.