Exhibitions, sales and fiber events around the community
May 1–July 3, 2011 at the Memorial Art Gallery
April 1–May 9, 2011 at Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo), 137 East Ave.
RoCo and The Surface Design Association present 28 artworks that expand the definition of fiber art.
April 2–30, Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St., Honeoye Falls (585-624-4730)
This solo show features work by quilt artist Carol Taylor, who in 2006 was one of six artists selected for MAG’s 2nd Rochester Biennial.
April 15–May 27, 2011 at the Arts Council of Wyoming County, 31 So. Main St., Perry
The artists in this exhibition include two featured in Fiberart International—Jeanne Raffer Beck and Leisa Rich.
April 28–May 19, 2011 at The Gallery at the Arts and Cultural Council, 277 No. Goodman St.
This exhibition celebrates the 65th anniversary of the Weavers’ Guild of Rochester.
Saturday, April 30–Sunday, May 1, 2011, 11 am–4 pm, RMSC Eisenhart Auditorium
This special event celebrates the fiber arts with displays, sales, demonstrations, and lectures by guilds and exhibitors. Proceeds benefit the Rochester Museum & Science Center.
May 23–June 24, 2011 at The Gallery at the Arts and Cultural Council, 277 No. Goodman St.
This solo exhibit features new works by Jeanne Raffer Beck of Canandaigua, one of the artists in Fiberart International.
Opening June 1, 2011 at the Kunstler Gallery, Booksmart Studio
More than 18 fiber artists embrace the concept of parallax view, where an object or idea is seen from two different perspectives.
June 3–5, 2011 at Rochester Institute of Technology Gordon Field House
Genesee Valley Quilt Club celebrates its 75th anniversary with exhibits, workshops and a live auction.
June 30–August 14, 2011 at the Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery, 4245 East Avenue
Pat Pauly exhibits latest works in a solo exhibition featuring bold, graphic and non-literal narrative subject matter. The title alludes to the pieced and collaged technique used in the textile constructions.
September 17 & 18, 2011 at the Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY
This annual event features workshops, demonstrations, vendors, a fleece show and sale, and a skein and garment competition.
Images, top of page: Courtesy Denise Kovnat for the Weavers’ Guild of Rochester.
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