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Friday, February 26, 2016

SAQA members invited to SDA February 28,2016 Meeting

February 2016 Meeting of the SDA-IL Chapter
From Frances Krueger-Jackson, Illinois SDA Rep
The Next Meeting for SDA-IL Will Be Sunday February 28th, 2016 from 11AM to 1pm at LillStreet Loft in Chicago.

Hi! I just wanted to let you all know about our next meeting which will be Sunday February 28th 2016 at the LillStreet Loft from 11AM to 1PM. I am really excited about this because I have arranged a speaking event instead of our usual meeting! Craft/Work, LillStreet Art Center & SDA-IL invites you to the event listed below. Feel free to bring a friend if you think they would be interested. Nora Renick Rinehart (a teacher at LillStreet Art Center) and fellow artist Rachel Wallis will be giving the talk described below:
Hirst, Don't It? Revealing the Invisible Labor of Female Fiber Artists in Twentieth Century Art.
Women fiber artists have engaged in the core concepts of Modern Art, including color theory, geometry, and abstract composition, in ways that have not always been acknowledged within contemporary art movements. However, any history of Modern Art cannot be complete if it refuses to include the work and ideas of women and fibers. Through research, writing and an accompanying quilt project, artists Nora Renick Rinehart and Rachel Wallis (otherwise known as Craft/Work) have documented the parallel history of fiber art and artists in Contemporary Art (beginning with the often overlooked artists of the Bauhaus Weaving Workshops) and reinserted their ideas and practices into one of the most talked about works of Post-Modern Art on the market today. Please join Nora & Rachel for a slide presentation of their project which will be followed by a discussion period and pot-luck style brunch. 

Sunday, February 28th, 11am-1pm
Lillstreet Loft
4437 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
Please bring a dish or drink to share with the group!
Nora Renick Rinehart (Artist/Speaker)
Rachel Wallis (Artist/Speaker)
Frances Krueger-Jackson (SDA-IL Representative)

I hope to see you all there! If possible please let me know if you're coming at Do not reply to this email as it goes to an SDA moderator who then has to forward your reply back to me. Just send your RSVP directly to my email above

Also, you can RSVP at the Facebook event page created just for this event... 
Lillstreet Loft is located at 4437 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60640 on the 2nd floor  
Midwest SDA Yahoo Group: Including, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indian, Illinois, and Michigan members and events. 

Thank you & Best wishes,
Frances Krueger-Jackson
SDA Illinois Rep

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