Saturday, August 27, 2011

Contemporary Handweavers of Houston

The 2011 Annual CHH Sale will be held at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft on September 15-17, 2011. 

  • September 15: 6 pm - 9 pm
  • September 16: 10 am - 5 pm
  • September 17: 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, August 21, 2011

DAFA August 22nd

Bark cloth expert Lesli Robertson to speak August 22


Monday, Aug. 22, at The
Point, Center for Arts and
Education on the campus
of C.C. Young.

Lesli Roberson, in Uganda working with Bark Cloth artisans

Lesli Robertson of the University
of North Texas will
present “Material Evolution:
Ugandan Bark Cloth” at
DAFA’s next meeting on Monday,
Aug. 22. Program chair
Linda Disosway says that Robertson
will describe a journey
that began in 2005, eventually
leading her back to Uganda four
more times.
Robertson, a senior lecturer of
fibers at UNT in Denton, will
introduce the people, places, and
textile arts that have been a part
of her continued research.
In addition to her teaching,
Robertson actively exhibits her
artwork nationally, while developing
community programs
and research links to the arts of
 For more information, please visit the website of the Dallas Area Fiber Artists @

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Materials: Hard and Soft

Greater Denton
Arts Council
400 East Hickory St.
Denton, Texas 76201
Phone: 940-382-2787

The juror for the 2012 competition will be Monica Moses, the editor-in-cheif of American Craft Magazine since 2011.  There will be $5,000 in prizes awarded, and this competition is open to any craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood and mixed media.

The deadline for entries is September 9th, 2011. This is not a postmark deadline.

for more information and/or a prospectus form, please visit

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Mary Ruth Smith stitching workshop in Austin

Mary Ruth Smith was in town this weekend teaching fiber artists in the Austin area her famous and incredible stitching techniques!

Monday, August 1, 2011

El Anatsui @ The Blanton!

On September 24, 2011, El Anatsui will be giving a career retrospective @ The Blanton Museum of Art from 2-3 pm. This is an unbelievable opportunity, and I am personally very excited to hear him speak.

El Anatsui:
When I Last Wrote to You about Africa
September 25, 2011 - January 22, 2012

The Blanton is the only southwest venue to present the first
career-retrospective for internationally acclaimed artist El Anatsui. Organized
by the Museum for African Art in New York City, the exhibition spans four
decades and includes approximately 60 works of different mediums drawn from both
public and private collections.