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Framed In Fiber Gallery Show at Images of Austin

The Framed in Fiber gallery show at Images of Austin will hang from October 6th to the 20th, displaying 35 pieces of art from 14 artists: Jess Bee, Lorraine Bier, Cheryl Christian, Chloe DaMommio, Sue Gilliam, Mary Nailos, Amy Nelson, Juliann Krut, Mary Macaulay,...

Japanese Boro Workshop Nov. 13th

WORKSHOP — NOVEMBER 13th 9am to 4 pm with lunch break (Location: CRAFT, 4704 E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702http://madeatcraft.com/) BORO Boro is the Japanese art of mending using layers of fabric and running stitches, often in the traditional form of embroidery...

Inspiration Vs. Emulation August Monthly Meetings

This month North and South meetings will have the same program. Inspiration Vs. Emulation:  Finding Inspiration in Existing Works of Art Heather Pregger often finds existing works of art to be a wonderful source of inspiration.  There is always something about a...

July 10th North Meeting – Leaf Pounding with Amy

You can transfer the juices from leaves and flowers to paper or fabric by hammering them! Therapeutic and surprisingly beautiful. Try it with us! Bring: 1. a hard surface (hardwood board - solid piece, or a dapping block) 2. an old white towel to cover your board. 3....

June 20th South – Open House Party 6:30 to 8:30

Welcome, everyone, to our summer open house party! Members from both north and south groups mix and mingle. Friends and family can participate in fiber activities. Refreshments will be served. Join us on the 3rd Wednesday at Holy Cross Lutheran...

May 16th South – Fiber Artist Jess Bee

A fiber artist with a show currently hanging in the Dougherty gallery through June 9th, Jess Bee will address the group in May. Jess Bee creates vivid worlds rich with texture that explore dreams and nightmares by representing personal fears, juxtaposed with haunting...

April 10th – North Meeting

This Tuesday, April 10th, AFA Member Mary Ann Nailos will give us a presentation on her recent surface design training with Jane Dunnewold. Come hear about what she learned.  Jane's course is pretty intensive! For more info on the design training, check out Jane's...

April 18th South Meeting

SOUTH April Program    Deb McClintock  https://debmcclintock.me/ Deb McClintock from Johnson City will be our guest.  She will be sharing her vast knowledge of Nature Dying.  She will discuss some of her processes and show us examples of her wonder work.  Deb has...