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August 27th – October 31st, 2015

Materialities: Contemporary Textile ArtsMaterialities: Contemporary Textile Arts

The Surface Design Association presents Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts, the SDA’s 1st International Juried Members’ Exhibition, which will be on view in two formats. The first is a comprehensive print catalog and the second, an exhibition at Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft.

Two pieces have been selected for the exhibition and the catalogue from Maggie’s ‘Zwarte Piet felted portraits’ series.

 

August 20th – November 1st, 2015

Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New EdgeExtreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge

Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge examines the state of fibers and textiles in the fine art world today. The exhibition has been developed by the Muskegon Museum of Art in coordination with Guest Curator Geary Jones of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The artworks on display reveal the diversity of the fine art textile and fiber movement, and its transformation into a multi-media and discipline-spanning phenomenon. jurors Ferne Jacobs and Namita Gupta Wiggers selected 79 works from 51 artists for inclusion.

‘I see you Zwarte Piet’ and a ‘Zwarte Piet felted portrait’ will be part of the exhibition.

More details : http://www.muskegonartmuseum.org/exhibition/extreme-fibers-textile-icons-and-the-new-edge-2/

 

February 21st – March 1st, 2015

International Textile Biennial
Three pieces from the ‘Zwarte Piet’ Felted portraits series will be on show at the ‘International Textile Biennial’ in Haacht, Belgium.

The ITA 2015 is a major exhibition targeted at an enthusiastic and art-loving public with exhibitors from all over the world.

See exhibitors on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84bXMn72N6g

 

November 1st – 30th, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-08-09 at 21.25.22Maggie’s felted  portrait series “Towards the end”  will be on show at the ‘world of Threads Festival in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

Featuring 97 artists from Australia, Canada, France, Hungary, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, UK & USA, the festival will showcase contemporary fibre and textiles art in all forms.

More details: http://www.worldofthreadsfestival.com

 

September 30th- December 16th, 2014

The large Textile instalation “Wedding Day/Keep Britain White is to be exhibited as part of the 8th International Fiber Art Biennale  “From Lausanne to Beijing”

Begun in 2000, this international juried show is now 14 years old and has since developed into one of the largest textile art events in the world. The opening ceremony will take place on 30th September at 15h00 in Nantong 1895 Creative Cultural Industry Park, Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China.

More detail: http://www.chinafiberart.com

 

July 11th – October 26th, 2014

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Fiberart International 2013 is the 21st in a series of triennial juried exhibitions sponsored by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc. Chosen by a distinguished panel of artists and curators, Fiberart International 2013 (FI13) features 79 works by established and emerging artists, providing a unique opportunity to see current trends and innovations in this constantly evolving medium.
The original “wedding day’ textile  continues the Fiberarts tour at the AMERICAN TEXTILE HISTORY MUSEUM, Lowell, Massachusetts. USA

 

November 6th, 2013 – January 19th, 2014
SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF QUILTS & TEXTILES
San Jose, California

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles  presents the 21st triennial juried exhibition, Fiberart International 2013, Pushing the boundaries of fiber art, the show features 40 works from a diverse group of 37 national and international artists, both acclaimed and emerging, and explores a wide spectrum of textile practices.

Several recognized Bay Area artists are featured including Joan Schulze, Marie Bergstedt, and Stephanie Metz. Other highlights from the exhibit include the grand scaled flowing Triptych with 206,720 Beads installation by Samantha Fields, Naoe Okamoto’s felted and knitted piece, A Laughing House, the Best in Show award winner, and well known textile designer Margaret Scott’s Her Hair Grows, the International award winner. From delicately stitched figurative works to large conceptual pieces, this latest rendition of Fiberart International inspires, provokes, and pushes the possibilities of the fiber medium.”

November 6: Press Preview 1:30PM ,November 10: Members Walk-through 1-2 pm & Opening Reception 2-4 pm

August

Maggie Scott donates work to UKHF auction

Maggie is a trustee of the registered charity UK Friends of Healing Focus Orphanage Centre that supports orphaned, vulnerable and street children in Uganda. The 2013 UKHF online auction is  now live. For a chance to win a green shawl from Maggie’s Prijikorski collection and many other prizes click through and place a bid, good luck.

 

April 19th – August 18th, 2013

FIBERART INTERNATIONAL 2013 will feature
 works by established and emerging artists and seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary Art.This juried exhibition of contemporary fiber art is recognized around the world as a benchmark exhibition that documents trends and innovations 
in the field.
 Three textiles from Maggie’s ‘Negotiations’ series are being exhibited at the show.

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