9x9x3: New Visions

May 10, 2014 - August 3, 2014

9x9x3: New Visions – Textile Study Group of New York

Dubuque Museum of Art is the final venue and last chance to see this celebratory 35th anniversary traveling exhibition from The Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY). Explore 52 intimate fiber worlds, each contained within a 9x9x3 inch framed box, by 37 artists that were selected by juror Janet Koplos, a retired Senior Editor of Art in America and guest editor at American Craft. TSGNY is a dynamic group whose members are some of today’s most innovative and influential contemporary artists, instructors, and curators in American fiber arts. An incredibly diverse range of materials and techniques can be found in this unique exhibition.

The exhibiting artists are: Ludmila Aristova, George-Ann Bowers, Deborah Brand, Jane Barrows Broaddus, Benedicte Caneill, Katherine D. Crone, Margaret Cusack, Tracy Jamar, Erin Endicott, Sandra G. Fishman, Patricia Frik, Cheryl Gerhart, Sandra Golbert, Jeanne Heifetz, Linda Brooks Hirschman, Deborah Johnson, Mo Kelman, Julia Kiechel, Nancy Koenigsberg, Carole P. Kunstadt, Saberah Malik, Dorothy McGuinness, Yasuko Okumura, Linda Parker, Zenaide Reiss, Gail Resen, Lois Russell, Barbara Schulman, Harriet Serenkin, Naomi Tarantal, Devon Thein, Charlotte Thorp, K. Velis Turan, Marguerite Wolfe, Colette Wolff, Saaraliisa Ylitalo, Erma Martin Yost.

Image: Margaret Cusack, Two Trees in René Magritte’s Garden, 2011, threads, fabrics, balsa wood, paint, and gesso, 9x9x3 in., collection of the artist.