Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Saturday, March 25, 2006
This work by Randy Walker got a third place award and is one of my favorites.
Fiberart International 2007
Exhibition of Contemporary Fiber Art
produced by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh
Check out this site. The last Fiberart International was in 2004 and was a fabulous show. Images of the winners from the last show are shown on the site.
Submissions from artists around the world reflect a wide range of work related to the fiber medium, including expressions rooted in traditional craft materials, structure, processes and history as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber, painting, sculpture, conceptual and installation art.
Fiberart International 2007
April 14, 2007 to August 19, 2007
Submission deadline: August 18, 2006
Download prospectus at the site.
Monday, March 06, 2006
I am off to teach a couple of classes at the Midwest Basketry Focus. I will put pictures up when I return showing events at the conference.
The common thread in all of his works, from prints to installations, is that they involve working with the medium of fiber, which is the basis of paper.
Saturday, March 04, 2006
Tuesday, February 28, 2006
The artist ( Elizabeth Morisette, see her Sushi below) has work in two current shows in/near Baltimore, MD. The first is at School 33 Art Center in Baltimore (School33.org) and is called PLETHORA. It will run from March 2 - 30 with an the night of March 2. The second is at the Howard County Arts Center, (http://www.hocoarts.org/) Eliicott City, MD and includes the work of Margi Weir. It will run from March 10-April 21, 2006.
Woven plastic grocery bags in wooden boxes; 2005.
Some wonderful weavings using plastic bags. See her wallhangings for them.
This work is by Elizabeth Morisette who also made the baskets mentioned above. If you are in the Baltimore MD area you should drop by and see the shows mentioned in the previous post.
Saturday, February 25, 2006
Fiber Art Sweden 2005
Fiber Art was formed1998 as a forum for contemporary textile art. FAS purpose is to create contacts and to circulate information, to work with exhibitions in Sweden and internationaly, to watch over and debate questions conserning the area.
The spring 2006 FAS had 38 members, most of them working in Stockholm.
26” x 17” x 17.”
If you are in the Tempe, Arizona area be sure to check out this fabulous show of contemporary baskets. Includes most of the best known working basketry artists.
Sara and David Lieberman, with their impeccable eye and passion for contemporary craft, have assembled one of the best collections of contemporary baskets in the country. Approximately 75 works will be on exhibit from the more than 150 works in their collection. The baskets are made from traditional, natural materials as well as commercial and often surprising media. Artists range from the regional to the international, and the collection includes both functional and sculptural forms.
Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets
from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection
Arizona State University Art Museum,
December 10, 2005 – April 1, 2006
Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Go to the set for these and do a slideshow and the bird will do a spin for you.
This is to be part of a collaborative work done by the LA Knotters for Zimmer Children's Museum in Los Angeles entitled "show&tel." We have worked around a clock and will be adding a total of six birds one of which will be my Woodpecker
Photography by Bernard Wolf
You can see detail pictures of this work at http://www.flickr.com/photos/84rms/sets/1814380/
Hi all. It has been awhile since I have added anything here but have been working on a couple of new works. I also have put some of my work on the wiki at http://www.pbwiki.com. It is a great site to post images of your art work as well as to discuss the work online. I am looking forward to adding more of my work and seeing the response from the community.
There is a tour of the pbwiki located at