Exhibits & Other News
Connie Marie Fahrion's quilt, Tobacco Road, can be seen at International Quilt Festival 2015, in Houston, Tx., October 28 - November 1, 2015. The quilt was inspired by the book Tobacco Road by Erskine Caldwell, although the quilt tells its own open-ended story and bears no resemblance to the actual book. To read more about its creation, go to www.fiberspeak.blogspot.com.
Tactile Architecture at IQF 2015
Mary Ann Littlejohn's "Agreement House" has been juried into Tactile Architecture exhibit. After International Quilt Festival in November it will continue to travel through August 2016.
Dinner at Eight Artists Exhibit, 2015
Linda Teddlie Minton's "Peas 'n Honey" will be showing at the Houston International Quilt Festival in 2015. It is a 40" x 40" silk art quilt depicting her "Affinity" for Humor in Art, and references the old poem, "I eats my peas with honey, I've done it all my life. It makes the peas taste funny, but it keeps 'em on my knife." Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison have juried this invitational exhibit for several years now, via their Dinner at Eight Artists, and it is an honor to be accepted among the talented artists represented there.
Houston Area Fiber Artists Show 2014
Mary Ann Littlejohn will have work in
Art on the Make:
Mixing Art & Mingling Threads
HOUSTON AREA FIBER ARTISTS JURIED GALLERY SHOW
Cynthia Millis, Juror
Oct 8, 2014 – Oct 26, 2014
Opening Reception Oct 11, 7-9 PM
Gallery M Squared
339 West 19th Street, Houston, Texas 77008
Hours: Wed-Sat: 10 AM-6PM
The Art in Fiber 2014 - CONNECTED
Copper Shade Tree Gallery
Round Top, Texas
February 1 through March 4
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 4th
2 pm - 6 pm
Participating artists include: Carolyn Allison, Jennie Chiovaro,
Ginny Eckley, Connie Marie Fahrion, Nancy B. Dickey,
Lea Ann Ferring, Debra Griffon, Joy Hancock, Beth Porter Johnson, Cheryl Johnson, Susan Fletcher King, Mary Ann Littlejohn;
Linda Teddlie Minton, Karol Stanberry, and Connie van Zyll de Jong,
Rituals exhibit to travel to The Netherlands
The invitational exhibit "Rituals" (created by Dinner@Eight's Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison) was so well received at the Houston International Quilt Festival this October/November 2012 that it will fly across the pond to the 'Open European Quilt Championships' in the Netherlands. Show dates are May 3-5, 2013. Both Susan Fletcher King and Linda Teddlie Minton have work in the exhibit.
Houston Area Fiber Artists Show
Mary Ann Littlejohn's pieces, "Seven Sisters" and "Turn, Turn..." have been juried into the HAFA Show.
Focus on Fiber 2012
18 Hands Gallery
249B W. 19th Street
Houston, Texas 77009
September 22 -23
Accepted at Quilt Festival 2015:
Susan Fletcher King will have two art quilts showing at the International Quilt Festival in 2015. The first is “Jacob’s Treasures,” a 40” x 40” quilt which will be displayed in the special “Affinity” exhibit. This is an invitational juried show co-curated by Leslie Tucker Jenison and Jamie Fingal, of Dinner at Eight Artists. The second quilt is “The Parable of the Dragon and the Sheep” measuring 24” x 60”. This will be appearing as a finalist in the juried IQA show “A World of Beauty”.
FiberVoices is featured in Quilting Arts Magazine
Artist and writer Lynn Krawczyk wrote about us this month (October/November 2013 issue 65) of Quilting Arts Magazine
in her regular column, Replenishing Your Creative Well. It was
a nicely balanced combination of interview and pictures. We're
all very happy to have been featured in this, one of our favorite
magazines about the fiber arts.
"5" A Pop-Up Show featuring HCCC Artist Residents
November 16 & 17, 2012
OPENING RECEPTION - Friday, November 16, 2012 from 6 to 8:30pm
LOCATION - 4411 Montrose Street, Suite F (second floor)
HOURS - Friday & Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm
The new residents at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft have been busily working in their studios, and the sounds of hammering, sawing and humming machinery can be heard throughout the building. Come and see what they’ve been up to over the past two months at a collective display of their new work. Featuring new works by Tarina Frank, Chanda Glendinning, Susan Fletcher King, Jaydan Moore and Robert Thomas Mullen, the exhibition is just around the corner and down the street from the Craft Center.
The exhibition will only be open for two days, so don’t wait ‘til the last minute!
The HCCC Artist Residency Program not only gives the selected artists studio space but also provides an environment in which they can share ideas, collaborate, experiment, seek advice from peers and speak with the general public about their work and the greater world of contemporary craft.
New Braunfels Art League Fiber Show
Linda Minton will have five mixed-media artworks showing at the NBAL 2012 Fiber Show, at the NBAL Gallery during the month of August. This is an invitational exhibit featuring nearly 30 Texas fiber artists, and all works will be for sale.
2012 International Quilt Festival
Several of our members are finalists in the IQA "World of Beauty" judged show in Houston, TX., November 1 – 4, 2012.
Connie Marie Fahrion’s “Zoo Inspirations: Fencework”
Susan Fletcher King's "Swimming Through the Jellies"
Nancy B. Dickey's "Pedestrians" and "G is for Girl"
The Art in Fiber 2012
Copper Shade Tree Gallery
Round Top, Texas
February 4 through March 4
Saturday, February 4th
2 pm - 6 pm
Connie Fahrion, Linda Teddlie Minton, Susan Fletcher King and Mary Ann Littlejohn are included in this invitational exhibit.
For more information:
2012 Artist in Residence
Susan King has accepted an AIR position (Artist in Residence) at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, starting June 1st of 2013 and will continue through August 31, 2013.
2011 International Quilt Festival-Houston
Nancy Dickey had two pieces juried into the IQA "World of Beauty" show. Susan Fletcher King also had one piece juried into the same show.
Nancy Dickey, Connie Fahrion, and Mary Ann Littlejohn were included in the book "Lone Star Quilts III: A Texas Legacy"
Nancy Dickey, Connie Fahrion, Susan Fletcher King, and Linda Teddlie Minton had pieces in Group Quilt category: Alice's Odyssey
2011 The Space Between
Linda Teddlie Minton and Susan Fletcher King have been juried into the Dinner at Eight 2011 exhibit, "The Space Between". It will make its debut at the International Quilt Festival in Long Beach July 28-31, 2011. It will also be seen at the International Quilt Festival in Houston Nov. 3-6.
See Linda's on-line interview here, and Susan's here.
2011 Text on Textile
"A Fine Pastry" by Connie Fahrion will make its debut exhibit in Text on Textiles at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX, November 3-6.
2010 "Raw Fiber
The Arts Alliance of Clear Lake (TACCL)
8/26-10/7/2010 - The group project, "Speaking in Color" received an Juror's Choice award and Viewer's Choice award.
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