Posts made in January, 2014

2014 Wool Festival T-Shirt Artwork Contest

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in News

As a reminder, the theme for 2014 is “Wool Festival at Taos: Mountains, Skeins and Sky, We Have It All!”

The deadline for entry is March 1, 2014.

Please see the website for additional details.

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Mark Newport Lecture at CSU

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in News

Visiting Artist Mark Newport Lecture: “Superheroes, Scars, and Rock and Roll”

Monday, Feb. 3, 5 p.m.
Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts
1400 Remington St., CSU

Followed by a reception at the University Art Museum
for the exhibition “Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles and Fiber”

Free and Open to the Public

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Yarn and Needles Needed

Posted by on Jan 18, 2014 in News

Ann Lederer has been volunteering at Place Bridge Academy, a DPS elementary and middle school for refugee, immigrant and low income students. They have an afternoon and a lunch time knitting club. Bottom line is they can use needles and/or any extra wool (or other fiber) folks may have to donate and it is so appreciated.

People can contact Ann Lederer directly (see yearbook) or bring yarn and needles to a meeting.

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Fiber Celebration Entry Date Extended!

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in News

Fiber Celebration is an annual juried show of Fiber Arts sponsored by the Northern Colorado Weavers Guild. This year the juror is Tien Chiu and the show will be held at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins.

Due to bad weather across the country, the entry date for Fiber Celebration 2014 has been extended to Friday February 14th. The dates for notification, delivery of selected items, opening reception, etc. will remain the same. All original items completed in the last two years are eligible for entry. Please see: http://www.fortnet.org/NCWG/FiberCelebration.htm for more details and an entry form.

(sent in by Peg MacMorris)

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Innovators and Legends

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in News

Innovators & Legends: Generations in Textiles & Fibers
January 24 (opening reception)–April 4, 2014
Traveling exhibition organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art features 50 artists. Many special programs and gallery talks. Check out their web page!

University Art Museum
University Center for the Arts
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

More Information: http://artmuseum.colostate.edu/innovators-and-legends-generations-in-textiles-and-fiber/

Don’t miss it!

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