At each meeting we have “show and tell” where members share items that they completed during the month. If you are planning to bring something to share, please complete “Show and Tell Form” so that we may keep a record of our creations!
Telaraña Programs 2018
November: Pattern and Print: Pushing the Parameters. Slide show and demonstration Clare Verstegen
December: Holiday Potluck. After dinner, a slideshow of Winnie Johnson’s visit to Swedish museums with traditional weaving collections and a textile mill.
January: Saskia Jordá, A Geography of Line
Saskia Jordá is an interdisciplinary artist working on site-specific installations, soft sculptures, and drawings. Her work has referenced the relationship between body and space, cultural identity, and mapping a sense of place since her undergraduate studies at Arizona State University and her graduate studies at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where she earned her MFA. She has received various awards, including the Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Award of the Phoenix Art Museum and an Artist Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. She has exhibited widely within the U.S. and internationally, and is currently based in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to her studio work, Saskia co-founded the Taliesin Artist Residency Program, which she directed from 2005-2017, and has been teaching Drawing and Textiles at college level.
February: “My Journey to Discovery; using handmade paper as textile” by Julie McLaughlin.
Julie has been making paper and exploring its sculptural possibilities since the early 90’s and has been making large sheets from Kozo fibers for the last 14 years. Her interest in wearable paper garments subconsciously began over 50 years ago when she wore her first paper dress (popular in the 60’s) and she continues today inpushing the boundaries between paper and textiles.
March: Mini-workshop sessions.
April: Annual Meeting to elect Executive Board Members for the 2019-2020 guild year. Program to be announced.
May: Summer send-off and potluck.