Contemporary Fiber in Florida 2020 Exhibition Book
Exhibition walkthrough with curator Cindy Bartosek
March 13 – August 22, 2020 – SHOW EXTENDED
A juried exhibition with cash prizes showcasing original artwork representing contemporary approaches to fiber art, pushing the boundaries and/or traditions in media and execution.
Artists working in all creative disciplines are incorporating fiber into their work, stretching the boundaries of traditional fiber materials and methods, exploring unique and powerful ways to create exciting work that investigates contemporary themes, materials, and forms.
Featuring work by artists from around Florida, this exhibition will highlight the current trends and innovations in this highly versatile and constantly evolving medium.
Fiber Art Weekends and Workshops
Workshop fees include basic supplies. Register here.
Saturday, March 14
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop: Breakdown Screenprinting with Susan Lumsden, continues on Sunday, March 15. Fee: FCA member: $155 Nonmember: $175
10 to 11:30 a.m. Coffee with the Artists
Noon to 4 p.m. Workshop: Stitch Meditation with Bonnie Bruner. FCA member: $25 Nonmember: $45
Sunday, March 15
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop: Breakdown Screenprinting with Susan Lumsden, from March 14
12:30 p.m. Curator’s talk Cindy Bartosek
Saturday, April 18
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop: Fabric Collage with Marlene Glickman. FCA member: $115 Nonmember: $135
Friday, August 21
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop: Imagery on Fiber with Cindy Bartosek. FCA member: $65 Nonmember: $85
Saturday, August 22
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop: African Hearts with Kianga Jinaki. FCA member: $45 Nonmember: $65
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop: Needle Felted Frog with Gin Blische. FCA member: $40 Nonmember: $60
2:30-4 p.m. Soundstitching Performance-Cassia Kite
4 to 5 p.m. Artists’ Talks
5 to 6:30 p.m Closing Reception, People’s Choice Award, and meet the artists and curator
Jeannine Hascall, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Foundation, Viirtue Business VoIP, City of St. Petersburg, and the Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs
IMPORTANT DATES and LINKS:
October 1, 2019 – January 15, 2020
Selected work due at Florida Craft Art: March 3 – 7, 2020
Opening Reception: March 13, 2020, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Closing Reception: August 22, 2020, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Art Pick-up: August 23-25, 2020For general exhibition information or questions related to the call to artists, contact us at: [email protected], or the curator, Cindy Bartosek at [email protected].