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Member Exhibitions

California Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles, Berkeley, CA

Jacqueline Davidson has donated her collection of knotted-netting and related items, including netted textiles, netting, needlework tools, and books about lace and knotting. These items were collected as part of Jacqueline’s research into knotted netting, which resulted in her book, Nets Through Time: The Technique and Art of Knotted Netting, published in 2012. www.lacismuseum.org

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA.

On view through April 2015

Jorie Johnson has an installation up in the Contemporary Japanese Gallery at the Asian Art Museum. Johnson gave a gallery talk Sept. 25th to the Friends of Japan Art group and museum docents. http://www.asianart.org

Florida

Othello Coat by Ruth Funk, 2005. Silk, pieced sari fragments & tassels from India. Featured in the exhibition “Embellished: A Celebration of Wearable Art,” at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. Photo: Dominic Agostini

Othello Coat
by Ruth Funk, 2005. Silk, pieced sari fragments & tassels from India. Featured in the exhibition
“Embellished: A Celebration of Wearable Art,” at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. Photo: Dominic Agostini

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL. Sept. 13 – Dec. 13, 2014

“Embellished: A Celebration of Wearable Art,” at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. In commemoration of its fifth anniversary, presenting over 40 examples of contemporary wearable art by artists Ann Clarke, Marina Dempster, Kerr Grabowski, and Center namesake and benefactor Ruth Funk. http://textiles.fit.edu/index.php#.VFewxfTF9w1

Massachusetts

Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA. Oct. 10 – Nov. 15, 2014

“The New Textiles” featuring established and emerging textile artists including TSA member Carol Eckert. http://mobilia-gallery.com/exhibits/2014_NewTextiles/index.html

Michigan

“Let the Games Begin” exhibition by Gerhardt Knodel at Wasserman Projects, Photo design by Abelardo A. Busque Jr

“Let the Games
Begin” exhibition by Gerhardt
Knodel at Wasserman Projects,
Photo design by Abelardo A.
Busque Jr

Wasserman Projects, Birmingham, MI. Sept. 16 – Nov. 10, 2014

“Let the Games Begin!” an exhibition by Gerhard Knodel premiering a body of new work not previously exhibited or available to the public. http://www.wassermanprojects.com/

New York

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY. Nov. 4, 2014 – April 6, 2015

“New Territories” is the first American museum group exhibition dedicated to contemporary Latin American design. Featuring more than 75 designers, artists, crafts persons and collectives, including Maria Dávila & Eduardo Portillo. #NewTerritoriesLab surveys the innovative, cross-disciplinary collaborations and new directions in creative production that have been occurring throughout Latin America since 2000. http://newterritorieslab.org/makers/maria-eugenia-davila-eduardo-portillo

Ohio

Dinner Dress, Levillon, Paris, circa 1875. Likely worn by Sara Jane Wilcox Hitchcock (Mrs. Peter Marshall); Gift of Mrs. H.R. Hatch III, 79.58.1 a,b “In Grand Style” curated by Susan Neill. (c) Western Reserve Historical So- ciety;

Dinner Dress, Levillon, Paris, circa 1875. Likely worn by Sara Jane Wilcox Hitchcock (Mrs. Peter Marshall); Gift of Mrs. H.R. Hatch III, 79.58.1 a,b “In Grand Style” curated by Susan Neill. (c) Western Reserve Historical So- ciety;

 

Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH. Opened Nov. 8

“In Grand Style,” curated by Susan Neill, features historic garments and accessories that provide a window into the world of privileged Cleveland. http://www.wrhs.org/explore/exhibits/in-grand-style/

Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA. Runs through summer 2015

“Reinventing Italy’s Decorative Arts: Velvets and Glass from the Interwar Era” organized by TSA Board Member Laura Camerlengo, http://philamuseum.org/galleries/

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Textile Museum of Canada, Oct. 8, 2014 – April 19, 2015

“From Ashgabat to Istanbul: Oriental Rugs from Canadian Collections,” curated by Natalia Nekrassova, features rugs from 30 private collections and explores the history of rug collecting in Canada as well as the relationship between the country’s private collectors and museums. http://www.textilemuseum.ca/apps/index.cfm?page=exhibition.detail&exhId=363

Textile Museum of Canada, Sept. 17, 2014 – Jan. 25, 2015

“Urban Fabric: Portraits of a City” curated by Deborah Wang and featuring Sheila Ayearst, Jessica Craig, Department of Unusual Certainties, Scott Eunson, Shlomi Greenspan, and Scott Norsworthy. http://www.textilemuseum.ca/apps/index.cfm?page=exhibition.detail&exhId=364