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Jan 5–Feb 23: Fiber and Photography at the Kershner Gallery (Fairfield, CT)

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The Bruce S. Kershner Gallery at the Fairfield Public Library will have a reception for Double Takeon Saturday, Jan. 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Guilford-based fiber art group Sisters in Cloth teamed up with photographer Rosemary DeLucco-Alpert in a show entitled "Double-Take: Photo and Fiber".Fifteen of Rose's captivating floral photographs have been interpreted by the Sisters’ fiber artists.   There are two quilts for every photo: an 18" X 24" piece accompanied by an 8" square detail.The show will run from Jan. 5 to Feb. 23, 2014.Bruce S. Kerschner Gallery
Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
http://fairfieldpubliclibrary.org/
The Sisters in Cloth include SAQA-CT members: Linda Zimmerman, Diane Wright, Ruth Anne Olson, Carol Ludington, Gail Kotowski, Yvette Howard, Vivika DeNegre, Debbie Bento and Barbara C. Adams

Margaret Phillips Solo Exhibition at Google Headquarters (Mountain View, CA)

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Art quilts by SAQA-CT artist Margaret Phillips are on display now through January 2014 at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.  The solo exhibit includes seven of Margaret's larger pieces, including Study in Yellow and Magenta (image below).Google Headquarters
Building 43
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CaliforniaCongratulations, Margaret!

Art by Melanie Johnston at Celebrations (Pomfret Center, CT)

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Fiber art by SAQA-CT artist Melanie Johnston is on display and for sale at Celebrations Shoppes and Gallery until January 5, 2014.During this exhibition, Celebrations offers a variety of “Small Works” original artwork all less than 200 square inches and priced under $200.
image: Going in Circles by M.JohnstonTwenty-nine local and regional artists will be featured, with many making their debut at Celebrations"Small Works"
Artful Treasures
November 2, 2013 to January 5, 2013Celebrations Shoppes & Gallery
330 Pomfret St.
Pomfret Center, CT 06259Center Hours:
Monday-Sunday
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursdays 5-7p.m.
Celebrations also announces Extended Holiday Hours, from now until Christmas open every day from 10AM to 5PM.Starting November 7th, Thursday nights from 5-7PM will be Happy Shopping Hours at Celebrations, including complimentary gift wrapping, wine & nibbles—groups welcome! To make the season even more festive, Celebrations Tea Room will host “Christmas Cream Tea” Eve…

Quilts by Anna Tufankjian on Display (Newington, CT)

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Three of Anna Tufankjian's winter themed quilts are on display at the Newington Senior Center now through February 2014.
Newington Senior Center
120 Cedar St
Newington, CT 06111The Newington Senior and Disabled Center is Newington’s hub for activities, information and services that are specifically geared toward active adults 55 years and older and those with disabilities.

Local Color Opens at Slater Memorial Museum (Norwich, CT)

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(Panoramic view of Converse Gallery)Sunday December 8 was the official opening of the Slater Museum's double-sized fiber art exhibition.  Art quilts from the SAQA CT: Local Color collection were interspersed with quilts from Fiber Revolution: Diversity, curated by CT's own Barbara McKie.  The results were beautiful and sometimes surprising.  Visitors who had seen the Local Color show in Danbury or Hartford were treated to a fresh new experience in Norwich. The Slater Museum has large open spaces allowing people to back up and view the work from a distance. The high ceilings, skylights and white walls played up the color and texture of the fiber art.  Several people commented "These look like different quilts!".Gallery coordinator Vivian Zoe's carefully considered placement of Fiber Revolution pieces with those from Local Color created a wonderful visual story. SAQA artists from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York came to the opening reception.  Rita Hannifin …

Food for Thought: Art Quilts by Sisters in Cloth (Guilford, CT)

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Sisters in Cloth and Friends Present:“Inspired by the Library: Food For Thought”Exhibition of Art Quilts at the Guilford Free LibraryDecember 2 - 30, 2013
(Image: Protocamponata by Sisters Alum Evelyn Judson-Raleigh)Opening Reception Saturday, Dec 7 from 2 to 4 PMGuilford Free Library
67 Park Street on the Green
Guilford CT 06437Library hours
Mon. - Thurs. 9am-8pm
Fri. 9am-6pm
Sat. 9am-5pm
Sun. 1pm-4pm (Oct.-Mar.)Sisters in Cloth is a group of fiber artists who live and work along Connecticut's shoreline.  Members include:Liz Shore, Guilford CT Linda Zimmerman, CT Diane Wright, Guilford, CT Robin Wolek, Guilford, CT Marie Shepherd, Madison, CT Ruth Anne Olson, New Haven, CT Carol Ludington, West Haven, CT Gail Kotowski, Guilford, CT Yvette Howard, Guilford, CT Vivika Hansen DeNegre, Guilford CT Debbie Bento, Westbrook, CT Janine Anderson-Bays, Guilford, CT Barbara Coleman Adams, Guilford, CT