Textile Arts L.A. member Elise Vazelakis will be showing her work in a two person exhibition at the Melanee Cooper Gallery in Chicago as part of the SOFA Expo
Lifestyle brand 69 presents a survey of its groundbreaking clothing, along with a selection of inventive videos and photographs, in 69: Déjà Vu. On view through October 28th.
Michael's tour date has been set! We’re sorry we couldn’t do a photo shoot at the Louvre to announce the new dates (if you’re hip to current events you’ll get that reference). Our behind-the-scenes tours are free to members and are a benefit to joining the organization. Non-members pay an administrative fee (aka fund the coffee and pastries). Michael's studio is in the Westlake Village / Thousand Oaks area.
Join Cameron Taylor-Brown for her Elements of Weaving: Pattern Workshop on October 20-21.
Open now. Visit the juried Surface Design Association exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles in San Jose, CA. The Art of Labor will be on view through October 14, 2018.
Member Gwen Samuels will have work on view in the 2018 Photo Independent L.A. exhibition at The Reef in downtown Los Angeles.
The Richness and Diversity of Contemporary Weaving features SCHG, on view from September 27, 2018 - January 17, 2019. Opening reception on October 3rd from 6pm - 8pm.
The Center for the Arts Eagle Rock is hosting a 6-session Introduction to Textile Design in October and November! Join textile artists Connie Rohman (Textile Arts L.A. member) and Sascha Stannard in silk dyeing, fabric painting, fabric collage, and embroidery projects.
Red Carpet in C is a collaboration between painter Yunhee Min and architect Peter Tolkin. Opening reception is on Saturday, September 29 from 6-8pm. The exhibition is on view through December 29, 2018.
Join Mimi Haddon, instructor at The Craft and Folk Art Museum and FIDM, for an afternoon of Indigo Dyeing. She will have boards, clamps and other tools for creating shibori patterns on your natural fiber clothing and fabric. She will also have additional color dye pots to create beautiful layers of designs.
Two dates available: Saturday September 29 or Sunday September 30th.
$75 per person.
Purchase tickets here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Beginning Weaving Class with Textile Arts LA member Val Echavarria at Avenue 50 Studio on September 29th.
*Whew Chile the Ghetto is on view in TAG Gallery’s loft space until September 30.
What Knot? opens on September 11, 2018 at the Richmond Art Center, and runs until November 16, 2018. Opening reception on September 8th, 5pm - 7pm.
Modern Hand Quilting is the final workshop in Aneesa’s Residency series. We’ll cover a brief history and evolution of quilting, with a focus on Wartime quilts, Modern quilting, and Art Quilts, with a brief insight into Appalachian/Rocky Mountain quilts and the Gee’s Bend phenomenon. Participants will then create a “micro-quilt” (approximately the size of one’s hand). Previous sewing experience is a plus, but not needed. More details via the button below.
Knitting as Protest is the second of three workshops Aneesa Shami will be conducting during her studio residency at the Helms Design Center. This hands-on workshop will include historical background on knitting as craftivism (e.g., the recent Pussyhat project), and guide participants through techniques to create a classic garter-stitch scarf. No previous knitting experience is necessary. More details through the View Event button!
The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California will be hosting Dr. Louise Shelley for a lecture revealing illicit stories of the textile trade.
Methodical Weaving is the first of three workshops Aneesa Shami will be conducting during her studio residency at the Helms Design Center. Aneesa will review the history and progress of weaving and textiles, then transition into a hands-on exploration of techniques. View event for more details!