Feb
3
8:30 AM08:30

Basketry Workshop

Beyond Hex: Basket with Handle Workshop

Walnut Creek Community Arts 

Explore exible sturdy open weave hex technique in colorful cane. This small basket has one handle for hanging on the wall. Hexagonal structure can be manipulated into many shapes and over woven in more cane or materials of your choice to create stunning sculptures or functional baskets. Go to Walnut Creek Center for Community Arts website to register. (925) 943-5846

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Jun
16
to Jul 23

Blue

Blue

Exhibit of all forms of art with blue as the predominant color. 

Sebastopol Center for Art. I exhibited Four Square, indigo dyed handwoven cloth. 

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Feb
24
to May 20

Shifting Landscapes at Form and Concept Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

My work Sea Change has been selected for this exhibit sponsored by the Surface Design Association. The work deals with on going water issues in California and beyond. I used controlled seepage in a clamp resist technique with indigo dye on handwoven cotton and linen. Seven pieces were dyed and arranged to create a water horizon line with unknown depths below. 

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Aug
22
to Oct 4

Mended Turnings at Google

My baskets and a selection of Mended Turnings created collaboratively with wood turner Chuck Quibell at the Google building in San Francisco at 345 Spear Street in four large vitrines in the 4th floor lobby. The lobby is open to the public Monday – Friday during business hours. 

 

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Jan
6
to Feb 28

BEYOND THE SURFACE

  • San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles (map)
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 A Northern California Surface Design Association Exhibit

My seven coiled indigo disk installation called Testing Testing II has a prominent position in this wonderful exhibit. I was award an Honorable Mention for my work. See detail on this page. 

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Aug
9
to Oct 4

Pairings: Collaborative Works by Two or More Artists

  • Healdsburg Center for the Arts (map)
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Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA. Three bowls from the Mended Turnings series created Chuck Quibell and me will be exhibited.                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Jul
9
to Aug 9

All Things Considered VIII

  • National Basketry Association, Grand Hand Gallery, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

National Basketry Association, Grand Hand Gallery, St Paul, MN.
September 19 to November 8, 2015. Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA.
My indigo dyed coiled disk installation called “Testing Testing II” will be featured in this exciting exhibition. Catalogue available.

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Sep
19
to Sep 22

TSA Symposium

I spoke about three extraordinary West Coast textile artists. The paper I presented is available on Digital Commons, TSA Symposium, Washington, DC. My recent review of the TSA Symposium 2014 tour to see the Kay Sekimachi/Bob Stocksdale exhibit at the Mingei Museum in San Diego will soon be available on Digital Commons as well.

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