Friday, February 28, 2014

Bllue World/Green World an FAC member exhibit.

Greetings All, 
March 3 - 28, 2014
 Reception March 8 from 1-3
Gallery Walk March 12 at 2

Peoria Public Library
107 NE. Monroe, Peoria, IL 61602

Blue World/Green World includes 34 pieces by 16 of our members. Works for this exhibit range from representational to impressionistic to abstract. They are all references to the natural world, exploring the real world of sea, sky, field and trees as well as the metaphorical world, the limitless possibilities and the wonders of the here and now. This exhibit promotes serenity and groundedness. Members of the Fiber Artists Coalition employ a variety of innovative materials and techniques in the creation of quilt art with a distinctively contemporary edge.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Jean M. Judd - Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum

Greetings All,
Jean M. Judd, N.S.A. will be apart of this exhibit at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum in Mesa, Arizona has selected textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin for inclusion in the 35th Annual Contemporary Crafts Exhibition. Artwork selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes: Twirling Leaves #2.  This is Judd’s fourth year being included in this exhibition.
This exhibition highlights the finest in contemporary crafts from around the country and is a benchmark of innovation and quality produced within traditional craft forms such as ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, paper making and book arts. Forty-six artworks by thirty-five artists were selected from a pool of 248 submissions by exhibition juror Independent Curator Julie M. Muñiz of the Oakland Museum of California.

The exhibition opens on February 14, 2014 and is open through April 13, 2014. The artist reception and awards presentation is on February 14, 2014 from 7 to 10pm. The address of the museum is:
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum
One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ   85211

Visit the museum’s web site at (http://www.mesaartscenter.com/index.php/museum/upcoming-art-exhibits/35thCraft) for more information about the exhibition and museum or call 480-644-6501 to speak to Patty Haberman, Curator Mesa Contemporary Arts.
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Sincerely,

Jean M. Judd, N.S.A.
Textile Artist and Author
2807 State Road 87
Cushing, WI 54006-3209
Phone: 715.566.0212
Email: jean@jeanjudd.com
Web Site:http://www.jeanjudd.com

Xanadu Gallery (Scottsdale, AZ): http://www.xanadugallery.com
Busacca Gallery (San Francisco, CA): http://www.busaccagallery.com
Art Rent & Lease (Oregon & Minnesota): http://www.artrentandlease.com/html/home.asp
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanmjudd
Online Galleries:
http://www.absolutearts.com/portfolios/m/maude/
http://www.saatchionline.com/jeanjudd

Textile Art...Discover the Possibilities!TM



Thursday, February 6, 2014

SAQA Help Needed



I know that many of you helped with the booth for SAQA last year but they are desprately in need of help again this year. Please consider taking this on - we all get a lot from SAQA - can anyone help give back?

SAQA is looking for two volunteer booth coordinators for the Sewing and Quilting Expo, March 27-29, in Shaumberg, IL and for the International Quilt Festival, Chicago- June 20 -22.  

Please contact  Desi Vaughn if you are interested. If there are two of you that would like to share the coordinating duties for either of the shows, that is great too.

I am only looking for coordinators right now, we'll be asking for help staffing the booths closer to the events.  Please save the dates to help out.
Thank you,
Desi 
Desiree Vaughn
Regional Representatives Coordinator
Studio Art Quilt Associates
231-735-5402
repscoordinator@saqa.com

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Jean M. Judd - Elk River Area Arts Alliance




Greetings All 
The Elk River Area Arts Alliance has announced textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin as one of the artists selected for inclusion in the Arts in Harmony 2014 International Juried Art exhibition. Artwork selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes: Contaminated Water #8: Water Spider.  This is Judd’s seventh year being included in this prestigious exhibition.
Exhibit juror Curt Pederson, Curator of Exhibits and Collections at the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis has selected artworks from one of the largest submission pools ever received. The exhibit opens on February 3, 2014 and is open through March 27, 2014. The artist reception and awards presentation (over $10,000) is on February 9, 2014 from 1 to 3:30pm. The address for the exhibition is:
Sherburne County Government Center
13880 US Highway 10
Elk River, Minnesota 55330
This exhibition is the largest juried fine art exhibition in the state of Minnesota and is in its 19th year. Visit the Arts Alliance web site, http://www.elkriverart.org  for more information about the organization, exhibitions, etc.  Exhibition Director is Mr. Robert Meyer.
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Sincerely,

Jean M. Judd, N.S.A.
Textile Artist and Author
2807 State Road 87
Cushing, WI 54006-3209
Phone: 715.566.0212
Email: jean@jeanjudd.com
Web Site:http://www.jeanjudd.com

Xanadu Gallery (Scottsdale, AZ): http://www.xanadugallery.com
Busacca Gallery (San Francisco, CA): http://www.busaccagallery.com
Art Rent & Lease (Oregon & Minnesota): http://www.artrentandlease.com/html/home.asp
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanmjudd
Online Galleries:
http://www.absolutearts.com/portfolios/m/maude/
http://www.saatchionline.com/jeanjudd

Textile Art...Discover the Possibilities!TM