The link below will take you to information about the upcoming Ohio Fair Trade Expo that is being held at JCU on October 1, 2016. Marcos Bautista will be there showing and selling his works.
Join us for the first meeting of the weaving year.
September 22th 11:30 am lunch/
12:30 pm program at Church of the Savior
Laura Frey video “The Efficient Weaver”
Let’s start the year off right and learn from Laura. As a production weaver, she has learned that efficiency saves time and lessens body abuse.
This 90 minute video is packed with helpful information that can help you weave happier, longer.
Come and support Debbie and continue being inspired by her artistic growth and weaving imagery.
Surface, Strata and Substance
August 17 – September 11
Beachwood Community Center Gallery
Beachwood, OH 44122 Saturday 10-3
From the August edition of Wooly Pages via Stephen Page of MEDINA SPINNING & WEAVING GUILD AUGUST 2016
Fiber Events Calendar
MICHIGAN FIBER FESTIVAL
August 17-20, 2016, Allegan, Michigan
A variety of Workshops both full day
and half day along with exhibitions and
over 100 vendors. Held at the Allegan
MADE IN OHIO ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL
September 3-4, Hale Farm and Village, Bath, Ohio
Festival admission of $5 includes admission to
all Hale Farm & Village homes, craft
demonstrations, and the art festival!
RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING
September 10-11, 2016, Kirtland, Ohio
Western Reserve Spinners and Weavers Guild
presents Constance Hall, for a 2 Day Rigid
Heddle Weaving Class, at Lake Metroparks
Farmpark, Kirtland, Ohio. Please see brochure on
A WOOL GATHERING
September 17 & 18, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Demonstrations and Vendors, Held at Young’s
Jersey Dairy. Same weekend at the Springfield
Antique Show Extravaganza.
AUTUMN FIBER FESTIVAL
October 15, 9-5, Ashland County Fairgrounds
Local fiber producers, craftsmen and artists
will be brought together to display and sell their
wares, demonstrate their skills and educate the
visiting public about natural fibers and their
importance to our community and culture.
Ashland County Fairgrounds, Mozelle Hall, 2042
Claremont Ave., Ashland, Ohio. Free admission
and free parking.
EXCELLENCE IN FIBERS 2016
Excellence in Fibers is a juried exhibition in
print, but this year we’re also having a full
Wall/Floor Works, Sculptural Works, Vessel
Forms/Basketry, Installation Works and Wearables
New For 2016
Twice as many works will be selected and
shown. There will be five categories, a prize in
each category ($300), and a Best in Show prize
($600). Selected works will be shown at the New
Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
The 179-member Textile Art Alliance is an affiliate group of The Cleveland Museum of Art.
The free exhibition is open to the public and runs through Sept. 9. For details, visit www.lakelandcc.edu/gallery
Peninsula Art Academy 13th Annual Fiber Art Show July 30-August 26, 2016 during library hours
The Peninsula Art Academy’s Fiber Café Studio is pleased to announce the 13th annual Juried Fiber Arts Show to be held at the Peninsula Library from July 30 through August 26. Artists are invited to enter their work in the show, open to all area fiber artists. Welcoming variety, there will be categories for both functional and non-functional works. Prizes will be awarded. There is a $25 entry fee for members ($30 for non-members) for up to three works per artist. Entry fees need to be received no later than July 27 to: Peninsula Art Academy, PO Box 171, Peninsula, OH 44264. Art works should be delivered to The Peninsula Library during library hours July 20-July 27. For information and an entry form call: 330-657-2681 or visit the PAA website for an online registration form www.peninsulaartacademy.org An open house reception will be held from 12-2p.m. on Saturday, July 30. Work from accepted artists will travel to The Peninsula Art Academy to reopen September 3-Oct 2. Artists may choose to have their work travel or not. Please let us know on the entry form.
Entry Information and Entry Form
Entry: Artwork should be delivered to the library from Wed., July 20th to Wed., July 27th(by 5PM), between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm (Mon. – Thur.) and 9 AM to 4 PM (Fri. and Sat.). Note: the library is closed on Sundays.
Entry Fee: For 3 pieces or less: $30.00 for non-members and $25.00 for members of the Fiber Café/PAA. For 4 or 5 pieces: $45.00 for non-members and $35.00 for members. (Membership in The Peninsula Fiber Café/PAA is $ 50.00 per year). ). Jurying will occur on Wednesday, July 27th. Notification (if not accepted) will be made by phone after work is juried. Please use this form when submitting pieces and making payments. Payment may be made to the Peninsula Art Academy (please do not leave payment at the library). You may bring entry fee to Peninsula Art Academy between 11 am and 5 pm, Wed. – Sun., or call to make arrangements (numbers below). . You may also use this form to send entry fee payable to the Peninsula Art Academy, 1600 West Mill St., Peninsula, OH 44264 by July 27th.
Artwork: Entries may be for sale (a 30% commission will be assessed, 20% for Fiber Café or Art Academy members). Artwork must be identified on the back with artist’s name, phone title, and value. Two-D work must be securely wired for hanging. Work must remain until the show ends.
Categories: Fine Art (non-functional category) and Clothing, Accessories, and Household Items (functional category) will be judged. Jurors reserve the right to adjust entrant categories.
Awards: There will be awards in two categories, for best fine art and for best utilitarian art. Award levels are $75 for first place, $50 for second and $25 for third place in each of the two categories.
Return of work: All work not juried into the show must be picked up prior to the opening or entrants must make arrangements with Carol Adams. Neither The Peninsula Art Academy nor the Peninsula Library will be responsible for work left at the library. Library hours are Mon. –Thur. 9AM to 8PM.and Fri.- Sat 9AM-5PM.
Opening: The opening reception will take place on Saturday, July 30 from 12-2 PM.
Questions? Call Carol Adams at 330-657-2681 or leave a message at PAA 330-657-2248.
ENTRY FORM (PLEASE PRINT ALL INFORMATION)
ARTIST : _________________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS : _________________________________________________________________________
CITY : ___________________________________ STATE: __________ ZIP: ______________
PHONE(S) : ________________________________ E-MAIL:________________________________
|For Café Use||
Waiver of responsibility: Fiber Café, The Peninsula Art Academy and The Peninsula Library and Historical Society advise the artists to insure their work. While all work will be handled with the utmost care, the above-mentioned entities do not assume responsibility for submitted works. The undersigned artist agrees to the terms of the exhibit and the waiver of responsibility.
ARTIST’S SIGNATURE: _________________________________________________
FEE PAID ¨ MEMBER ¨ Please print 2 copies. Attach one to artwork and other with payment. Do you wish your work to travel to The Peninsula Art Academy? Yes No circle one please.
Hear Ye, Hear ye. The Cuyahoga Weavers Guild sale is Saturday, June 11th
from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
The sale includes the following:
Looms, floor and table and weaving equipment such as warping board, warping mill etc., spinning wheels, drum carder and hand cards, fleece, yarn, fabric, thread, buttons and notions, weaving spinning, knitting and craft books and magazines (huge amount).
All is priced to sell. Taking cash or good check.