Contemporary fiber artists using rug hooking techniques exhibit opens at Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, VA until October 7, 2023. With digital catalog
In the lead-up to opening of ‘Stories are Made Loop by Loop’ at the Virginia Quilt Museum on July 12 this post highlights themes explored by the makers. The artists chose to spend hours alone with fiber, color, shapes and simple tools developing work that visualized a personal experience or important issue. They used the… Continue reading Themes explored with fiber in exhibit
Looking back over my work I realize growth, geology and sounds of nature have inspired and influenced it. To study life outside of our dwellings brings an awareness of delicacy and interdependency. It seems my media of choice; fiber/textiles and non-mechanical tools (a hook and needle); honors the experiences my senses absorb. I participated as… Continue reading Caring for Nature
There are many opportunities to learn. Watching a how-to video helps, but when you are able to ask questions a relationship develops. The Tamarack Foundation for the Arts offers personal networking experiences through the Creative Network. Monthly Lunch and Learn programming lead by WVCN Liaison, Angelica Armstrong, introduces successful, emerging, retailers, writers, musicians, artists in… Continue reading Learn by Questioning
I am beginning a new website and thought to muse on creating art.Please visit SusanFeller.com over the next months to learn my story. I waver between how the methodical, rhythmic action stitching and loop making settles me to an anxiousness felt designing a visual message recording life around me. Viewing installations, collections and themed exhibits… Continue reading Making art – Why?