Member Events

Carol Larson and Denise Oyama Miller – Fiber Arts X

Denise Oyama Miller and Carol Larson recently had work juried into the prestigious biennial
Fiber Arts X by jurors Carole Beadle, Melissa Leventon and Tom Grotta. The exhibit is sponsored
by the Sebastopol Center for the Arts in conjunction with the Surface Design Association.

Denise Oyama Miller – Breakout

The exhibit opens July 31 with a reception from 1-3 pm and runs until September 12, 2021. The
gallery is open Thursdays-Sundays, from 10am-4pm, Covid permitting. The address is 282 S High
St, Sebastopol, CA 95472 (inside the Veterans Building)

Carol Larson – Words Matter

Carol Larson had two narrative pieces, Hypocrisy 1 and Liar Liar 1, juried into the
exhibit “Words Matter” at The Arts Center, 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
The exhibit runs August 6-September 25, 2021.

Hyporacy 1
Liar Liar 1

Adriane Dedic – Tieton Mini Art Exhibit 

Adriane’s small 8”x10” Klimt’s Dream in Blue, will be on display in Tieton, WA in the 2021 annual 10”x10”x10” Tieton mini art exhibit opening Aug 7 and closing Oct 10, 2021.

10x10x10xTieton is an annual international juried exhibition. Tieton Arts & Humanities invites artists to submit work from any media or process that is no larger than 10 inches by 10 inches by 10 inches.

Klimt’s Dream in Blue

Ileana Soto

Ileana Soto’s piece Heated Boundaries was accepted into an exhibit sponsored by the OzQuilt Network.  It is currently showing at the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery in Nowra, NSW, Australia, where it earned a “Highly Commended” award of $500.  

It will be shown at the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia, August 7 – October 31.

Heated Boundaries, Surface design on silk and cotton, 68” h x 39” w, 2019

Ileana’s Tree of Life and two other pieces will be showing in the member show at the Olive Hyde Gallery in Fremont, CA, July 29 through October 3, 2021. 

Tree of Life, Surface design on cotton, 43” h x 30” w, 2018.

Ileana published a book about her art. Step by Step, Forming My Art: Textiles, Collage, Poetry and Story is available on Amazon for $18. It is the visual, poetic, and narrative story of her creative expression through 2020.

Sue Siefkin

Sue’s fabric collage Afternoon at Château-Landon won an award for excellence at the Carnegie Art Center’s annual all-media Art Showcase, open July 7 through September 5, 2021 at Carnegie Arts Center, Turlock, CA. It is so wonderful to visit in person again!

Jennifer Landau – Off the Wall

Jennifer Landau is known for her 3D and freestanding art quilt work. Abstract themes draw on her background in graphic design, while landscapes reflect her love of both outdoor and urban life.

If Only the Hands that Reach Could Touch

Several of her 3D fiber pieces will be at the “Off the Wall” opening on June 25 in Grass  Valley. Jennifer is one of 8 artists in this invitational exhibition at The Center for the Arts. Jennifer will be at the reception.

Joy Troyer – Emma, Lucie, and the Quilted Animals

The Mt Tam Quilt Guild in San Rafael, CA published a children’s book, “Emma, Lucie & and the Quilted Animals.”  Regional Member Joy Troyer wrote the story, and the book is illustrated with 56 quilts made by the members of the Mt Tam Quilt Guild.

For more information about the book, look at the Mt Tam website. The book is available on Amazon.

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