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2013 Schedule of Exhibitions
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Cynthia D. Friedman
A Man among Giants, 2012
39” x 53”
Silk, cotton batting and backing, silk thread on the surface and lingerie thread on the bobbin
Machine pieced, machine quilted, fused organza overlays and machine embroidered

July 26, 2014 – September 14, 2014
Forming Our Lives | archive

May 3 – July 20, 2014
Quilt National 2013 | archive

Now and Then: Early Art Quilts by Ros Cross 1973-76 | archive

New SAQA exhibit: Northern California Inspirations | archive

January 29 – April 27, 2014
Metamorphosis: Clothing & Identity | archive

Tasty, too! | archive

November 6 – January 19, 2014
Fiberart International | archive

Translucence: Cathy Breslaw | archive

Art Cloth Network: Interpretations | archive

Quilt Detective: Fake, Fraud or Finished? | archive

July 31 – October 27, 2013
Collecting New York Beauty Quilts: Bill Volckening’s Passion | archive

Out of Chaos | archive

Tasty! Food Inspired Quilts | archive

May 8 – July 21, 2013
Milestones: Textiles of Transition | archive

Threads of Love: Baby Carriers from China’s Minority Nationalities | archive

February 13 – April 28, 2013
Folk Indian Textiles from the Collection of Carol Summers | archive

Meditation in Space & Time: Junco Sato Pollack
Sutra Chants Hangings and Stitch by Stitch Mandalas
| archive

November 14 – February 3, 2013
Collecting Treasures: Celebrating 35 Years | archive

October 20 – November 4, 2012
5th Annual High Fiber Exhibit | archive

August 7 – October 14, 2012
2nd International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB) | archive

The AIDS Quilt Interactive: Touching 1.3 Million Square Feet | archive

ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley featuring Kimberlee Koym-Murteira, The Fractured Weave | archive

May 15 – July 29, 2012
Mark Adams | archive

February 14 – April 29, 2012
Quilt National 2011 | archive

Creating Community: Quilts as Women’s Shelter | archive

November 15, 2011 – February 5, 2012
Invisible Lineage | archive

Collecting California | archive

October 22 – November 6, 2011
High Fiber Under Five Benefit Art Exhibition & Sale | archive

August 16 – October 16, 2011
Scrap ART | archive

Chinalai Antique Tribal Quilts

May 17 – August 7, 2011
Primary Structures

Southwestern Banded Blankets: Three Cultures, One Horizon
from the collection of Jean and Roger Moss

February 8 – May 1, 2011
Earthly Paradise: Memory, Myth, Metaphor
A Bee - Carrie Houseman & Darbury Novoselic

Eden Re-imagined: Leo Chiachio & Daniel Giannone

Boy Code

Modern Maya
Huipils from the collection of Paul and Kathleen Vitale

November 16, 2010 – January 30, 2011
Cream of the Cloth: Quilts from the Marbaum Collection of Hilary & Marvin Fletcher

Yvonne Porcella: Bold Strokes

September 16 – October 31, 2010
TECHstyle SoftWEAR: Surface & Shape

August 17 – October 31, 2010
ITAB: International TECHstyle Art Biennial

May 18, 2010 – August 8, 2010
Hawaii's Alfred Shaheen: Fabric to Fashion

Grand Appliqué: Hawaiian Quilts

Wendeanne Ke'aka Stitt: Contemporary Kapa

February 16, 2010 – May 9, 2010
Poetic License: The Art of Joan Schulze

Navajo Weaving in the Present Tense: The Art of Lucy and Ellen Begay

November 17, 2009 – February 7, 2010
Still Crazy

Reincarnation: The Crazy Collage Aesthetic of India & Japan

August 4 – October 25, 2009
The World According to Joyce Gross: Quilts from the Dolph Briscoe Center

Fabric Tattoos: The Spirit of the Mola
Gallery guides still available

May 5 – July 26, 2009
Reservoir: John M. Walsh III Collects

Connections: Small Tapestry International

February 3 – April 26, 2009
Changing Landscapes: Contemporary Chinese Fiber Art
Changing Landscapes catalogs still available

November 18, 2008 – January 25, 2009
Visible Presence: Polly Barton

By Chance / By Design: Mary Anne Jordan

Variations2: Eleanor McCain

wrapped/unwrapped ikat tapestries: Mary Zicafoose

September 2 – November 2, 2008
Charged Sites: Radka Donnell’s Art Quilts

‘Til Death Do Us Part: Wedding Quilts from the Collection

June 17 – August 24, 2008
Beyond Knitting: Uncharted Stitches

Pun Intended: The Appliquéd Wit of Dorothy Vance

In Javanese Moonlight: Sha Sha Higby in Transition

Crocheted Reef and Anemone Garden

April 1 – June 8, 2008
Core Memory/Peripheral Vision

Pixels & Pieces

Advanced Geometry: Gloria Hansen

January 15 - March 23, 2008
Marian Clayden: The Dyer's Hand

Susan Taber Avila: Shoescapes

October 16, 2007 – January 6, 2008
Saturn Returns: Back to the Future of Fiber Art

30th Anniversary Exhibition
Saturn Returns catalog still available

September 27 – October 4
Benefit Silent Auction

July 17 – September 23, 2007
Weavings of War: Fabrics of Memory

Woven Witness: Afghan War Rugs and Afghan Freedom Quilt

Patriot Art
Woven Witness: Afghan War Rugs catalog still available

April 17, 2007 – July 8, 2007
American Tapestry Biennial 6

May 1, 2007 – July 15, 2007
In the Garden of Wishes by Corinne Okada

January 16, 2007 – April 8, 2007
Between the Curtains: Bob Freimark’s Czech Romance, 1970-1995

The Etiquette of Form: Fiber Art by Fran Skiles

Outside the Box: Quilts with Character

October 10, 2006 – January 7, 2007
Quilt National 2005

July 18, 2006 – October 1, 2006
Gallery A: Art About Art: Weavings From Virginia Davis

Gallery B: Insecurity: An Installation by Julie John Upshaw

Gallery C: Katherine Westerhout: After/Image

April 18, 2006 – July 9, 2006
AoDai: A Modern Design Coming of Age
Opening reception: Sunday, April 23, 2:00-4:00pm
with an appearance by Chloe Dao, winner
of Bravo TV's "Project Runway"
Ao Dai: A Modern Design Coming of Age catalog still available

January 17, 2006 – April 9, 2006
Jean Ray Laury: A Life By Design
First Major Retrospective of Influential Artist's Life Work.

 

These exhibitions and related programs are funded in part by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation; Arts Council Silicon Valley in partnership with the County of Santa Clara; the City of San José; and the Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association.

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