Posts made in August, 2015

DAM Special Lecture–Miao & Hmong Culture and Costumes

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in News

The Denver Art Museum is inviting RMWG and interested fiber folks (so yes, friends & spouses are included) to a special lecture on Miao & Hmong culture and costumes at the Denver Art Museum, sponsored by the Asian Arts Dept & Textile Arts Dept.

The lecture is Wed evening, Aug 19, from 6:30 – 8 pm, in the Sharp Auditorium, in the Hamilton Building. It is free.

You do need to RSVP to Mary Davis (Asian Arts Dept), 720-913-0166 or

The following day Thurs, Aug 20, from 11 am – 1 pm, embroiderers from the Denver Hmong community will be demonstrating in the DAM Textile Art Gallery.

More information: Lecture Information and Invitation

Both sponsoring DAM art departments really want to reach out to the Denver fiber community. I am hoping we can help them fill the auditorium, as well as take advantage of this opportunity. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks in advance. — Dale Zitek

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Call for Entry–Lines into Shapes

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in News

The Art Center of Estes Park is sending out a call for entries for our 19th Annual LINES INTO SHAPES. Please note there is a separate prize category for fiber arts.

Call for Entries – 19th Annual LINES INTO SHAPES Art Competition – Show & Sale
Sponsored by the Art Center & Gallery of Estes Park
Show Runs: October 30 – November 14, 2015 — Deadline: August 31, 2015
Show applications by On Line Juried Shows
Up to $4000 will be awarded in prize money. $1,000 Best in Show $300.00 1st Place in each Category
Category 1: Oil painting, Acrylic, Encaustic
Category 2: Watercolor, Pastels, Mixed Media
Category 3: Graphite, Scratch board, Pencil, Ink
Category 4: Original print making, Etching, Woodcuts
Category 5: Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass, Assemblage, Wood, Leather
Category 6: Photography
Category 7: Fiber
Category 8: Jewelry

For prospectus, visit
For additional information/clarification e mail

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