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Sep 15, 2013 to Sep 15, 2014

“Art in Clay” looks at some of the old world ceramic processes first introduced to the Carolinas by eighteenth century European Immigrants.

Sep 26, 2013 to Aug 31, 2014

“Shifting Paradigms” explores the effect that technological advances have had on the way we think about our clothing.

Oct 26, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM

Among the earliest series of Dale Chihuly’s work are the little-known, legendary Irish Cylinders, created in 1975 at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, begun on St. Patrick’s Day and completed over Thanksgiving weekend. Minty and milky, the Irish Cylinders feature glass-drawing pick-up techniques by Kate Elliott, Seaver Leslie, and Flora C. Mace.

Nov 9, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM

With the closure of Ireland’s largest and world famous crystal factory at Kilbarry, Waterford, Irish glass history is at a turning point.

Fujino Sachiko, Bud Casing II, 2011

Nov 12, 2013 to Sep 8, 2014

“Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo” features over 60 pieces of modern Japanese ceramics and basketry recently given to the Museum of Fine Arts by Stanley and Mary Ann Snider.

Nov 16, 2013 to Nov 2, 2014

“Contemporary Glass” features a wide variety of glass works by some of the most accomplished and skilled artists working in the field today.

Jan 1, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015

LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists.

Installation view of "Look! See?" by Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert. Image courtesy Museum of Glass.

Feb 7, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

“Look! See?” encourages visitors to touch, wear, and play with the artworks on display.

Feb 14, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

This exhibition brings together a group of international artists to discuss the plate’s social and cultural significance.

Feb 22, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

This exhibitionfeatures over 40 of the finest ceramic pieces from the Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.

Feb 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Artist Anna Skibska is best known for her large-scale glass installations.

Feb 28, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014

Curated by Nicole Nathan, “Portland Collects: British Ceramics” explores the relationship between artist, object, and collector.

Pouch, probably Iroquois, 1850. Skin, cloth, glass beads, porcupine quills, twine. Gift of Mr. Albert V. Sander. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 20.X.4

Mar 15, 2014 to Apr 26, 2015

“Floral Journey” Explores the dynamic history native North American beadwork.

Charles Loloma (Hopi, 1921-1991), Lost-wax cast ring, c. 1972. Silver, amethyst.

Mar 23, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

“Beauty Within” showcases Loloma’s wide-ranging talent.

Paul Villinski, Pilot, 1995. Found leather and canvas work gloves, rivets, steel, found wooden child's chair.  Gift of an anonymous donor, 2006. Photo credit: Ed Watkins, 2007.

Apr 1, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The Museum of Arts and Design celebrates the fifth anniversary of its move with “Re: Collection.”

Apr 1, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014

The Muskegon Museum of Art announces a call for entries for “Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge.”

Dafna Kaffeman, Invasive Plants (“I count to one and fall asleep.)” , 2012.

Apr 11, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

Ball State University's David Owsley Museum of Art has joined forces with Ball State's Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass to present "Without Camouflage. Dafna Kaffeman. Silvia Levenson."

Apr 11, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This residency is ideal for the ceramic artist working on a short-term project.

Apr 12, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

“Retrospective” celebrates nearly 40 years of artist/factory collaborations at Bullseye Glass Company.

Angie Reano Owen, Cuff. Turquoise inlaid on shell, 3.5” by 2.5.” Photo by Kitty Leaken, image courtesy MIAC.

Apr 13, 2014 to Mar 2, 2016

“Turquoise, Water, Sky” is a reimagining of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s extensive collection of Southwestern turquoise jewelry.

Calvin Ma, Not Out There, 2014. Ceramic, glaze, stain, glass. 15” x 11” x 11.” Photo by Calvin Ma. Image courtesy Contemporary Craft.

Apr 25, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014

A biennial juried show focusing on innovative uses of traditional craft media, this year the spotlight is on clay.

Apr 27, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

“Runway of Love” surveys the extensive oeuvre of the late influential fashion designer Patrick Kelly.

Sideboard with Blue China

Apr 28, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

Featuring three life-sized works representing Victorian furniture by renowned glass artist Beth Lipman.

May 8, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

An exhibition of the work of fifteen contemporary textile artists working with felt.

May 9, 2014 12:00PM to Oct 11, 2014 12:00PM

"Fashioning Cascadia" dives head first into the craft of clothing design and production.

May 10, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

The Chrysler Museum presents an exhibition of glass works by the husband-wife Czech artists Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova.

Martin Papcύn, Ring, 1999. Artist photograph, silver, and brass.

May 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

The exhibition features more than 80 renowned artists from over 20 countries.

Richard Sweeney, 03M (Partial Shell), 2012. Watercolor paper, 300 gsm, 8½" x 12" x 10". Image courtesy of Richard Sweeney.

May 16, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

“Folding Paper” features over 140 different origami works by 45 artists from all around the world.

Stoney Lamar, Torso for WT (William Turnbull), 1997. Ash. Image courtesy of the Asheville Art Museum.

May 17, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

“A Sense of Balance” features over 30 of Lamar’s most definitive works.

May 17, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

René Lalique (French, 1860 ─ 1945) was a successful jeweller who gradually introduced glass into his designs until it became his primary medium. A seminal influence on the Art Nouveau and Deco movements in France, the mass production of his designs made them available to a wider array of people all around the world.

Dario Escobar, Broken Circle, 2014. Bicycle reflectors. Image courtesy of the artist.

May 18, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

Dario Escobar has created a wall installation using more than 1,000 red bicycle reflectors.

Jessica Calderwood, Bloom, 2012. Enamel, copper, fiberglass resin, clay, milk paint, silk, and plastic. Image courtesy of the artist.

May 25, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

“Once Upon A Time” features artists that tell their stories through metaphor or parable.

May 25, 2014 to Aug 30, 2014

Penland School of Crafts offers one- and two-week summer workshops in Books & Paper, Clay, Drawing & Painting, Glass, Iron, Metals, Photography, Print & Letterpress, Textiles, Wood, and other media. Please see Penland's website to search for workshops by studio or by session date.

May 25, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014

"Workt by Hand” features more than 35 quilts from the Brooklyn’s Museum’s extensive decorative arts collection.

Sandie Zilker, Fence Finials Reconsidered-Chartreuse, 2014. Brooch. Sterling, brass, copper enamel, polymer clay, resin fence finals. 5" x 2" x .75." Image courtesy Cara Murray.

May 30, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

Innovative and bold jewelry designs...

May 30, 2014 to Aug 30, 2014

Work made by recipients of the CCCD’s Windgate Fellowship.

Julia Turner, Three Days Walking (Mourning Brooch), 2013. Brooch. Steel pins, vitreous enamel, steel, wood. 5 cm x 5 cm x 0.7 cm. Image courtesy of the artist.

May 30, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

“La Frontera” features the work of jewelers exploring the U.S. / Mexico border through their artistic practice.

May 31, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Explore the 300 year-old tradition of ryijy rugs

Parker Brown, The Defense of Ignorance (helmet), 2009. Steel, brass, bronze, leather, cotton, and wood. Image courtesy of the artist.

May 31, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

“Protective Ornament,” includes over 80 contemporary pieces of armor.

 

Jun 1, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014

A national juried and invitational exhibition for all types of handcrafted clay and glass.

Bra, silk and lace, circa 1923. USA, gift of Leigh Bantivoglio. Image courtesy Fashion Institute of Technology.

Jun 3, 2014 to Nov 15, 2014

“Exposed: A History of Lingerie” explores the history of women's undergarments.

Jun 3, 2014 to Sep 6, 2014

This invitational exhibition includes works by five artists representing Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Hester Bateman (1709-94), Covered Sauceboat, 1784/85. Silver, gift of Antiques and Allied Arts Association. 1973.4 a-b. Image courtesy Birmingham Museum of Art.

Jun 5, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

An exhibition that testifies to an extraordinarily talented artist and an indomitable spirit.

Jun 6, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The exhibition features over 200 teapots by more than 160 of America's most accomplished craftspeople.

Jun 12, 2014 to Sep 12, 2014

An exhibition of superbly crafted and painted tables by Kimberly Winkle.

Ruth Ann Reese, ceramic sculpture. Image courtesy of Craft Alliance.

Jun 13, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

Celebrate this year's resident Craft Alliance artists.

Jun 13, 2014 to Sep 9, 2014

Meredith Schroeder will be welcomed into the Quilter’s Hall of Fame.

Jessica Joslin, Sylvian & Ezra, 2014. Antique hardware and findings, bone, brass, silver, chain, painted wood, glove leather, glass eyes. Image courtesy of the Artist and Lisa Sette Gallery.

Jun 14, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

This exhibition will survey the role of taxidermy in art.

Large as Life: Betty Davenport Ford, Elaine Katzer, Lisa Reisertson

Jun 14, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

“Large as Life” presents three female ceramicists who make figurative sculptures.

Jun 14, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

An exhibition that celebrates Latino / Latina culture and the eponymous story by Jose Guadalupe Posada.

Jun 14, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

“The Shakers” draws heavily on the Shaker Museum in Mount Lebanon.

Jun 19, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

This exhibition includes over 125 of Ayotte most exceptional works.

Jun 20, 2014 to Sep 2, 2015

a residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially conscious spirit.

Jun 20, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014

"Mariposa" is Plionis' first US solo show since moving to NYC.

Paul Evans and Phillip Lloyd Powell, Cabinet, ca. 1962. Welded and patinated steel, colored pigments, wood, 23 karat gold leaf, 32 1/4" x 46 1/8" x 24 1/4". Collection of Merrill Wright, Image courtesy Sotheby's.

Jun 21, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

“Crossing Boundaries” strives to place Evans’ works within the context of the wider midcentury design trends they contributed to.

Image courtesy Mingei International Museum

Jun 21, 2014 to Jan 11, 2015

“SURF CRAFT” will survey the century-old, worldwide art of making surfboards, testifying to their minimalist design and poetic functionality. The exhibition aims to examine the ebb and flow of surfboard design from historical, cultural, and artistic perspectives.

Jun 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

This exhibition features work from RAM's permanent collection that depicts a arrative.

Jun 23, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014

We’re looking for talented, independent artisans to share their work at our next handmade holiday shopping event. In conjunction with Lillstreet’s 39th Annual Holiday Show & Sale, this Holiday Art Fair will transform the Art Center into a vibrant marketplace. We are excited to offer this opportunity to artists both within and outside the Lillstreet community.

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Jun 25, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

An exhibition that celebrates quilt artist and entrepreneur Mary A. McElwain.

Jun 25, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

Bricolage constructions that interpret the different seasons, forms, and variety of trees.

Maker Unknown, Puritan Star Quilt, c. 1890, Cotton, Collection of Shelburne Museum, John Wilmerding Collection.

Jun 27, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

A collection of more than 30 different quilts that feature a variety of star patterns.

Jun 27, 2014 to Sep 16, 2014

“Backstitch” commemorates the 25th anniversary of the New England Quilt Museum.

Jennifer Crupi, Ornamental Hands: Figure Two (shown worn), 2011. Sterling silver, acrylic, inkjet print 8.5 x 5.5 x 15 in. Photo by Christian Luis.

Jun 28, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

"A Display of Gestures is the first exhibition of Crupi’s celebrate conceptual metal works on the West Coast.

Jun 28, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

Grinnell will use her practice to reflect on her parents’ occupations of seamstress and machinist.

Jun 29, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Sculptor Annette Bellamy explores the idea of transformation and weightlessness.

Misha Kahn, Pig Bench, 2012. Resin, Trash, Found objects. Photo by Misha Kahn.

Jul 1, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

“NYC Makers Open” highlights artists and artisans working in the five boroughs today.

Sachiko Yoshida, Tsunagu-Hearts are Linked. Image courtesy La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum.

Jul 2, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

Featuring quilts made by Japanese quilters and victims of the 2011 Tsunami.

Junko Maeda, Pojagi. Image courtesy of La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum.

Jul 2, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

Maeda makes miniature versions of “Futon” bedding and “Hanten” jackets.

Kametaro Matsumoto, Puzzle. Paint, wood, lacquer. 7½ x 6 x ½ in. Courtesy of Delphine Hirasuna, Image by Terry Heffernan.

Jul 3, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

Work by Japanese Americans interned during World War II...

Warren Seelig, Shadowfield/Granite Path, 2010. Granite, silver brazed stainless steel. 18 x 114 x 8 in. Image courtesy Daniel Stephens.

Jul 5, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

An exhibition that explores fiber art innovations of the past and present.

Woman's Kimono with Large Dewdrops, Japan, early Showa period (1926-89), c. 1935.

Jul 5, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

“Kimono for a Modern Age” features more than thirty examples of the garment from the LACMA's Permanent Collection

Jul 8, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014

A call for the best contemporary fiber art in the Southeast.

Jul 10, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Gifts of contemporary glass from the Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser collection...

Sandra Jane Heard, Vestiges of Emancipation, 2011. Vintage woven steel tape. 41 x 68 x 11 in. Image courtesy of the American Textile History Museum.

Jul 11, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

The 21st in a series of triennial juried exhibitions sponsored by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc.

Jul 11, 2014 to Sep 6, 2014

A floating sculpture by Adam John Manley.

Jul 12, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

“Six McKnight Artists” features new work by recent McKnight Artist Fellowship for Ceramic Artists recipients.

Jul 13, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

Featuring work in clay, glass, fiber, and wood.

Jul 31, 2014 to Oct 28, 2014

An exhibition of quilts juried by Dr. Sandra Sider.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 13, 2014

Open to all Texas artists working in fiber or employing fiber techniques.

Aug 1, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Apply for a month-long residency in Chapala, Mexico...

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

The results of a challenge to replicate or interpret a quilt of a particular style or period.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

The culminating effort of the International Turning Exchange Residency program...

Aug 1, 2014 to Dec 29, 2014

An exciting opportunity from the Wichita Center for the Arts

Robbin Firth, "Maze of Color," 2013. Wool, wood frame. UPWOLFING & palm washboard felted.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 23, 2014

Showcasing the exceptional work of Textile Center members.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

Seven fine artists from Pittsburgh collaborate with five local glass artists.

Charlotte Kruk, Racine Art Museum

Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 26, 2015

Artist Charlotte Kruk explores alternative understandings of the term “eye candy.”

Chotsani Elaine Dean, the Inaugural DO GOOD Short Term Resident of 2013-14

Aug 1, 2014 to Sep 2, 2014

A residency for ceramicists with a strong sense of community engagement.

William Daley, Joy-Full Libation Vesica, 2010. Unglazed ground stoneware. Image courtesy of the Society of Arts and Crafts.

Aug 2, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

This exhibition includes 14 different works from Daley’s 7 decade-long career

Aug 3, 2014 to Sep 6, 2014

A selection of functional clay & glass pieces by members of the Association of Clay & Glass Artists of California.

David Crane, Chief Box, 2009. 10 in. high. Stoneware.

Aug 8, 2014 to Sep 20, 2014

Santa Fe Clay is pleased to present work by these two exceptional craftsmen.

Aug 11, 2014 to Dec 19, 2014

Hand Papermaking Journal produces limited-edition collections of paper art in biannual portfolios.

Aug 14, 2014 to Jan 25, 2015

Featuring selections from the Honolulu Museum of Art’s rich collection of contemporary fiber art.

Aug 14, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

An exhibition of 10 spectacular art quilts by Nancy Crow.

Aug 15, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

Patina Gallery celebrates its 15th anniversary with this exceptional exhibition.

Bandhu Scott Dunham, Viniform Goblet. Image courtesy Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass.

Aug 16, 2014 to Sep 20, 2014

The exhibition features unique goblets from glass artists all around the country.

Cynthia Toops, Night and Day. Silver and Polymer Clay. Image courtesy Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery.

Aug 20, 2014 to Sep 10, 2014

 Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery is excited to present a new set of work by artist Cynthia Toops.

Aug 21, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

The International Polymer Clay Association is pleased to host Arches 2014, the organization’s annual retreat.

Quilt, Russia and United States, c. 1899. Glass beads, velvet embroidered with wool, silk, and metallic thread. The Jewish Museum, New York, Purchase: Judaica Acquisitions Fund, 1986-119.

Aug 22, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Highlighting a colorful patchwork quilt that bears Eastern European and American imagery.

Keith Holt, Singing Sphere. Image courtesy of Craft Alliance.

Aug 22, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

"Precision Cut" focuses on wood artists pushing beyond the process of lathe turning.

Gerald Eskin, Large Wall Platter. Image courtesy of Iowa Artisans Gallery.

Aug 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

A benefit exhibition for the Gerald Eskin Ceramics Art Initiative at the University of Iowa.

Aug 22, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

A great chance to mingle with your fellow bladesmiths.

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts on University Avenue

Aug 23, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

Celebrate the 33rd annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts on University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto.

African Print Cloths from the Fowler Museum collection. Image courtesy of the Fowler Museum.

Aug 24, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014

Exploring the cultural and artistic significance of these double-printed cloths.

Robert Bliss, Lady Mursaki’s Fan Chair

Aug 25, 2014 to Feb 27, 2015

Delving into the role that Black Mountain College played in mid-century design and studio craft.

Aug 27, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014

The first exhibition to explore Polich’s significant contributions to his medium.

Aug 28, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

A large-scale installation of Rebecca Hutchinson’s fascinating Paper Clay pieces

Rebecca McEntee, "Surf." Cotton, fiber rush (twisted paper), finished shag bark hickory branches. Coiled basketry technique coupled with hand knotting. Image courtesy Textile Center.

Aug 29, 2014 to Oct 15, 2014

Bringing together 20 artists to celebrate 20 years of connections.

Image courtesy of Honolulu Museum of Art. Photo by Hal Lum.

Aug 30, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

"Hawaii's Woodshow" features works by the state’s greatest wood artists using Hawai’i grown wood.

Sep 1, 2014 to Mar 21, 2015

The exhibit will include over 80 American-made containers selected by the Jurors.

Sep 1, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This Short-Term Residency is ideal for the ceramic artist who is working to complete a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time.

Sep 1, 2014 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Visitors will create baskets that will be installed across the Fruitlands landscape.

James Arendt, "Mike," 2011. Denim, 70.5 x 26 in.

Sep 2, 2014 to Oct 1, 2014

James Arendt explores the shifting paradigms of labor and place.

Sep 4, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The annual Western Design Conference is one of the largest forums for artists and designers with an interest in the West.

Work by Jason Hackenwerth. Image courtesy of Craft Alliance.

Sep 5, 2014 to Jan 25, 2015

An immersive experience that will transform the Craft Alliance gallery.

Sep 5, 2014 9:00AM to Sep 7, 2014 5:00PM

Sep 6, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The Endless Mountains Fiber Festival is celebrating its 11th year.

Sep 6, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

Dr. Irving Lipton’s fabulous collection of cutting-edge wood art dates from the 1970s to the early 2000s.

Sep 6, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

An exhibition of ceramic work by artist David Furman.

Sep 6, 2014 10:00AM to 5:00PM

A Kezurou-kai is a Japanese woodworking festival that includes a friendly competition between craftsmen using traditional Japanese hand planes. Mokuchi is excited to present a “mini” Kezurou-kai, bringing together skilled craftsmen to demonstrate these unique tools and woodworking techniques for the first time in New York City.

Pinky Resenga, “Embroidered Textile,” 2001 or 2002. Cotton, Acrylic, Thread. The Mapula Embroidery Project, Winterveld, Gauteng, South Africa. Fowler Museum at UCLA X2011.8.19; Gift of William H. Worger and Nancy L. Clark.

Sep 7, 2014 to Dec 7, 2014

"Bearing Witness” features work by South African embroidery artists.

Man’s cloth; Mambae peoples, attributed to Ainaro, Ainaro District, Timor-Leste, pre–World War II. Cotton, silk; warp ikat, slit tapestry; 208 x 130 cm.

Sep 7, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Exploring the rich history of textile construction, pattern, and use on the island of Timor.

Sep 7, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

Featuring over 40 works by 14 international craft artists.

Barbara Dill, "Cluck,Clook,Click." Image courtesy of the artist.

Sep 7, 2014 to Dec 28, 2014

The AAW is excited top present “Rising,” their 2014 Annual Juried and Invitational Exhibition.

Eric Serritella, Teapot, 2012. Stoneware. Gift of the Delhom Service League: 2013 Potters Market Invitational Purchase. 2014.3.2A-B. Collection of The Mint Museum.

Sep 7, 2014 10:00AM to 5:00PM

The Potters Market will feature one-of-a-kind artworks, pottery demos, and live music.
 

Sep 9, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Some of the most startling designer gowns and jewelry from the 1930s and 40s.

Ken Vavrek, Ceramic Platter.

Sep 10, 2014 to Oct 15, 2014

A group exhibition that celebrates love, life, friendship joy and happiness.

Sep 10, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

The TSA is pleased to present their 2014 Symposium.

Sep 10, 2014 8:00AM to Sep 14, 2014 12:00AM

CALL FOR PAPERS New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future Textile Society of America’s 14th Biennial Symposium Los Angeles, California, September 10-14, 2014

Sep 12, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

16th annual fundraising benefit and gathering for collectors, makers, and students of pottery.

Sep 12, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

An exhibition featuring artists from across the country.

Katherine Glover, "Fire in the Lake." Image courtesy Duane Reed Gallery.

Sep 12, 2014 to Oct 18, 2014

An exhibition that showcases 5 artists’ passion, or otherwise obsession, with repetition.

Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, "Melting Silver."

Sep 12, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

Myra Mimlitsch-Gray’s first solo retrospective exhibition.

Rena Wood, "Silver Landcsape." Hand embroidery on silk. 66 x 44 in. Image courtesy of the St. Louis Artists' Guild.

Sep 12, 2014 12:00PM to Oct 26, 2014 4:00PM

Highlighting the use of stitchery in contemporary textile art.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

The Textile Society of America (TSA) is pleased to announce its first ever juried exhibition, “New Directions,” in conjunction with their 2014 biennial symposium of the same name.

Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

The Museum of Glass is excited to present “Hilltop Artists,” a look back at the two-decade history of Hilltop Artists, a program that introduces glass art skills and techniques to marginalized and economically disadvantaged youth. There will be an opening reception for Museum of Glass members on Sunday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Seth Rolland, Oxeye Hall Table. 34" H x 54" W x 21"D. Image courtesy of Whatcom Museum.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

This exhibition celebrates Northwest Designer Craftsmen's 60th anniversary.

Sep 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

Craft Phila is pleased to invite you to their inaugural fall craft fair.

Clare Graham, Button Algae Clusters, 2011-2013. Image courtesy of the artist.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

“The Answer is Yes” is Graham’s first solo museum show.

John Garrett, "Garden." Metal, wire and paint. 68 x 60 in.

Sep 13, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

including a range of his large-scale 2 and 3-dimensional constructions.

Rebekah Bogard in her studio. Image courtesy of the American Museum of Ceramic Art.

Sep 13, 2014 to Nov 16, 2014

Bogard makes fictional animals out of clay that she uses to explore her own sense of self and identity.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

An exhibition of industrial, architectural glass sculptures by Howard Ben Tré.

Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

An exhibition of 70 intricate, flame-worked still-life sculptures.

Sep 13, 2014 10:00AM to 4:00PM

A daylong celebration of talented regional ceramicists.

Slow Burn Glass, Marble Vases, Image courtesy 2014 Pleasanton Harvest Festival.

Sep 19, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

The Pleasanton Harvest Festival will offer over 24,000 American handmade arts and crafts.

Aran Galligan, "Contrasystem." copper, stainless steel, sterling silver, resin, gesso, pigment, acrylic paint 3 x 3 x 2 in.

Sep 21, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014

Students will focus on incorporating color into their jewelry.

Connie Lippert, Wakulla (red line series). Image courtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

Sep 25, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Kent State University Museum is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

Sep 26, 2014 to Dec 28, 2014

A national invitational exhibition of fine craft.

Jay Macdonell, Sky Blue w/aquamarine blue w/daffodil. Image courtesy Pittsburgh Glass Center.

Sep 26, 2014 6:00PM

Pittsburgh Glass Center’s main fundraiser for the support of their educational programming and exhibitions.

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Handmade ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, wood and more.

Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord, "Spirit Book #13: Hope Offering." Image Courtesy of Greenbelt.

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

The exhibition will include 20 of these sculptural, handmade books.

Sep 27, 2014 to Nov 1, 2014

Celebrate 24 years of contemporary art glass in North Texas.

Doug Sudduth. Image courtesy Toe River Arts Council.

Sep 27, 2014 to Nov 1, 2014

A meeting of artistic practices over the course of 45 years of marriage.

Sep 27, 2014 10:00AM

The Cañada College Fashion Department is pleased to host its annual "Artistry in Fashion" non-profit event.

Sep 30, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

Artists are encouraged to enter traditional or non-traditional craft with a fresh approach or point of view.

Sheila Hicks, Banisteriopsis II,1965–66/2010. Wool and linen, dimensions variable. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Gift of the artist in honor of Jenelle Porter. ©Charles Mayer.

Oct 1, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Surveying the role of fiber in the art of the last several decades.

Heather Benning, "The Dollhouse: Blue Night #3," 2007. Digital chromogenic print, 20 x 30 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Oct 3, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

Experience the emotion we feel for places despite distance in time or space.

Oct 4, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

A fair of over 200 craft vendors.

Amy Reichert, Seder Plate I. Image courtesy of The Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.

Oct 5, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Amy Reichert has been creating Jewish ritual objects since 1995.

Ashley Lyon, "Dress," 2013. Fired clay and terra sigillata.

Oct 9, 2014 to Dec 5, 2014

Exploring the ontological boundaries of images and objects.

Oct 10, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

An autumn complement to their spring fine craft fair at the prestigious Rittenhouse Square.

Oct 10, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

140 of the finest craft artists come to downtown Philadelphia.

Oct 11, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

The Fall Fair features exquisite works of arts and crafts by juried Kentucky artists and craftsmen.

Oct 14, 2014 to Oct 15, 2014

For artists of all skill levels interested in the fiber arts, sculpture, metals and mixed media.

Oct 16, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The Southern Highland Craft Guild hosts a craft fair in Asheville, North Carolina that features some of the best craftspeople, musicians, and food of the region.

Oct 17, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The 43rd Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts features over 270 folk and contemporary artists of all media exhibiting their artwork and performing for the public.

Oct 17, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The Morristown CraftMarket celebrates its 38th consecutive year as one of the preeminent craft fairs in New Jersey.

Oct 18, 2014 to Nov 8, 2014

“Makes Sense to Me” is an interactive, participatory installation based on the five traditional senses (sight, sound, taste, smell, touch) and the non-traditional senses (balance, kinesthetic, time). The exhibition is a collaboration between artists Brette Barron, Pat Benard, Melisa Cadell, Beverly Carroll, Lisa Clague, Jim Charneski, Kim Oberhammer, Carolyn Riley, and Laura Sims.

Oct 18, 2014 10:00AM to 5:30PM

An exciting line-up of speakers and events for the Northwest metal artist community.

Matt Elson, Infinity Box No. 6 "Radiance."

Oct 19, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Engage and delight your inner artist!

Oct 22, 2014 7:00PM

Seven short talks or demonstrations by artists working in a wide variety of mediums.

Constance D. Old, "Sea of Blue: Plastic Floats Forever."

Oct 25, 2014 to Nov 29, 2014

Featuring 18 fiber artists from the United States and Canada...

Oct 25, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

A self-guided tour of artists in and around Berkeley Springs, in Morgan County, West Virginia.

Hideaki Miyamura (Kensington, NH), Porcelain Vessel. Image courtesy Washington Craft Show.

Oct 31, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

190 of the nation’s top contemporary craft artists appear in their premier, nationally-recognized showcase.

Nov 1, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

The event features over 100 exhibitors, vendors and musicians in beautiful Cloudland Canyon State Park.

Nov 1, 2014 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Featuring some of the finest artist-blacksmith work.

Nov 5, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

RHINO Gallery is pleased to present "Location, Location, Location," an exhibition on the theme of home, place, and architecture. The show, on view for three weeks at the gallery in The Shops at Canal Place, will include work by RHINO gallery artists as well as members of the greater New Orleans art community.

Nov 5, 2014 to Nov 7, 2014

The 38th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show Features over 195 craft artists from around the United States.

Anna Mlasowsky, "Resonance." Bullseye Emerge 2014 silver award winner. Image courtesy Pittsburgh Glass Center.

Nov 7, 2014 to Jan 18, 2015

An exhibit featuring selected works from "Emerge 2014."

Toshiko Takaezu, "Untitled (White and black from moon series)." Glazed stoneware.

Nov 7, 2014 to Dec 19, 2014

Featuring work in fibers, metals, ceramics, wood, and glass by 19 internationally renowned artists.

Nov 7, 2014 to Nov 8, 2014

Bringing 35 internationally recognized jewelers to Atlanta.
Nathaniel Gould, Chest of Drawers. Courtesy of Historic New England. Photo by Gavin Ashworth.

Nov 8, 2014 to Feb 16, 2015

“In Plain Sight” features 20 of Gould’s most ambitious and impressive works, many of which have only been recently attributed to the artist.

Nov 8, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

The event features great buys from over 30 artisans and vendors.

PA Guild Annual Holiday Fine Craft Fair

Nov 8, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

A celebration of American creativity is coming to the Lancaster County Convention Center.

Nov 8, 2014 10:00AM to Nov 9, 2014 5:00PM

An annual holiday fine craft fair at the Lancaster County Convention Center.

Detail of piece by Barbara Simon. Image courtesy of the St. Louis Artists' Guild.

Nov 8, 2014 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Attendees will be guided through different approaches to piecing together fabrics.

Nov 14, 2014 to Jan 3, 2015

This year, Pelham Art Center devotes its annual holiday exhibition, “Craft-Tastic” to the idea of craft as social activism. Including 18 local an national artists, “Craft-Tastic,” will explore the role of traditional crafts in contemporary art and the ways in which perceived gender roles can charge these objects. Many of the works on display are also for sale during the holiday season.

Leaf Motif, Pressed Collage. Image courtesy 2014 San Mateo Harvest Festival.

Nov 14, 2014 10:00AM to Nov 16, 2014 5:00PM

The San Mateo Harvest Festival is one of the largest indoor arts and crafts shows on the West Coast.

Nov 15, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014

Featuring glass ornaments from artists all over the nation.

Necklace worn by Countess of Granard. Cartier London, special order, 1932. Platinum, diamonds, emerald. Height at center 8.80 cm. Sold to Lady Granard. Cartier Collection. Photo: Nick Welsh, Cartier Collection © Cartier.

Nov 16, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

“Brilliant” provides a comprehensive survey of Cartier’s ascendance to the peak of the international jewelry and design world.

Nov 21, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

The Craft + Design Show has a reputation for selecting only the best contemporary craft artists to exhibit.

Nov 21, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

A local favorite for holiday shoppers.

Mary Filapek and LouAnn Townsend, Nautilus necklace.

Nov 22, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

The fair features more than 120 of the finest artisans from across the United States.

Nov 22, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

Enjoy one of the finest ceramic shows New Mexico has to offer.

Nov 22, 2014 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Knock out your holiday shopping all in one exciting weekend.

Dec 5, 2014 to Jan 16, 2015

The Handweavers Guild of Boulder celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Dec 5, 2014 12:00PM to Dec 7, 2014 12:00AM

The Toe River Arts Council (TRAC) is excited to host their free bi-annual open studio tour in the mountains of Western North Carolina. TRAC has offered these studio tours twice a year for over two decades. Over 100 artists, craftspeople, and galleries will open their doors to visitors for an entire weekend of awe-inspiring art and craft in Mitchell and Yancey Counties.

Dec 13, 2014 to Jan 10, 2015

Artists or curators working in any media are encouraged to apply to the Antenna: Open Call.

Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015

Over 20 master polymer clay and mixed media artists will teach an all inclusive, year long, virtual retreat.

Susan Iverson, Slow Passage. Image coutrtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 24, 2015

Kaneko is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

Feb 13, 2015 to Feb 14, 2015

The Wichita Mountains Quilt Guild is excited to host their “Out of the Box Quilt Show.”

Aug 27, 2015 to Oct 25, 2015

“Beyond Craft” is the first major exhibition to draw from the Eagle Collection extensively.