Wednesday, February 16, 2011

SDA Award of Excellence & other news

I am pleased to announce that my work,
won an SDA Award of Excellence
at One Passion, Many Voices
the upcoming MA-RI Surface Design Assoc regional group show
Jane Dunnewold,juror.
Information on the exhibit can be seen at:

Further, I am pleased to announce that my work will also be included in:
National Fiber Directions, 2011
Wichita Center for the Arts from March 25-May 8, 2011
Northeast Regional Juried Contemporary Fiber Exhibition
Rochester Contemporary Art Center, April 1 – May 9, 2011

Knit Anything: Not Clothing
Creative Arts Workshop
New Haven, CT
April 2-3, 2011

Knit Anything: Not Clothing
Textile Arts Center
Brooklyn NY
April 16, 10-5p

Knitting with Wire, Master Class
Lion Brand Yarn Studio
Artist Talk: April Thursday 14
Wire workshop April 17, 10-5p 

Knit Anything: Not Clothing
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Watertown, MA 
April 30-
May 1, 2011

Knitting Wired, Exploring Wire Sculpture
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
June 19-25, 2011

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Don't Miss THIS!!

Trilogy by Xenobia Bailey
Trilogy by Xenobia Bailey

Primary Structures
An exhibit of Sculptural Knit and Crochet
May 17–August 7, 2011
Museum curator Deborah Corsini says, “Primary Structures, our second major exhibition of art knitting and crochet, examines the creative versatility of these simple techniques and its metamorphosis into a powerful and significant art.”  With work ranging from the architectural to graphic abstractions, from pioneers and established artists as well as contemporary emerging artists, the upcoming exhibit scheduled for continues to showcase the emergence of sculptural art knitting as a 21st century medium of imaginative and cutting edge artistic innovation.

                                                                                  Inhale by Helen Pynor

Inhale by Helen PynorCurator Deborah Corsini and guest co-curator and artist Adrienne Sloane have drawn work from a vastly different group of visual artists working in the medium which includes the work of:
Xenobia Bailey
Arline Fisch
Susie Freeman
Sheila Klein
Tracey Krumm
Valerie Molnar
Sheila Pepe
Mary Walker Phillips
Helen Pynor
Yvette Kaiser Smith
Tatyana Yanishevsky

The exhibition runs from May 17– August 7, 2011. An opening reception is scheduled for Sunday, May 22 from 2–4 pm with a curator’s talk, Knitting Unfettered by Adrienne Sloane on Sunday from 1–2 pm.

A hands-on workshop, “Knitting with Wire Master Class” with co-curator and artist Adrienne Sloane will be offered in conjunction with the exhibition on Saturday, May 21,
from 10-4:30pm.
Workshop reservations and information at or call 408.971.0323 x14.