SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF QUILTS & TEXTILES
San Jose, California
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.”