Welcome to Dallas Area Fiber Artists!
Calling all art quilters, doll makers, stampers, bead crazies and mixed-media maniacs. If you've got fiber in your work, join us and come get your art on! See the calendar of upcoming programs here.
DAFA meets the 4th Monday of each month at 6:45 p.m. at The Point, Center for Arts and Education on the campus of C.C. Young Retirement Community, 4847 West Lawther Drive, in Dallas.
Texas Fashion Collection Tour - (Note Short Signup Timeframe)
What: DAFA TOUR of the Texas Fashion Collection at UNT (Denton)
Space: Limited to 15 so first come, first served.
Date: October 3, 2015
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Registrants will meet in Denton at the Texas Fashion Collection. Maps to the building will be provided to all confirmed registrants.
$5.00 per person donation.
RSVP (first come, first served) to Karen Zupanic, DAFA Member, at kzupanic (at) aol.com
September Program: Alisa Banks - Embracing Chance: An Artist’s Journey
Monday, September 28th
The Point (see map below)
5:30 p.m. - Mini-workshop: Mod-Poge Flower Pots with Fabric
6:45 p.m. - Announcements and program
Program: Alisa Banks - Embracing Chance: An Artist’s Journey
Alisa will share her reflections on taking chances in artistic practice, including showing work, gallery representation, setting goals, training and experimentation. Will show examples of work over the last 2.5 decades.
Bio: Alisa Banks is a Texas-based visual artist interested in personal narratives, especially those quiet, ordinary stories that provide insight to experiences that are both singular and collective. Her work addresses memory, tradition, home, place and self with references to ritual, myth, customs and craft.
Mini-Workshop: Mod-Poge Flower Pots with Fabric
Yvonne Perez is presenting a mini-workshop on Mod-Poge Flower Pots with Fabric. Please bring an apron and $5 for supplies.
Members Accepted into the Fiber Visions Show
Congratulations to the following members whose work was chosen for the
Fiber Visions: Dallas Area Fiber Artists exhibition at Richland College Brazos Gallery.
Olga Arrendondo – Ribaynia
S.Charles Baber - Froebel and the Weeping Eyes
Deborah Boschert - Neighborhood
Lisa Covert – Gestalt, Duet
Ellen Frenkel – Wonderful World
Natalie Friedman – RAVELations
Valery Guignon – Jester
Julia Maudlin – Rivers of Blood
Brenda McKinney – Migration
Diane Pease – Spanish Dancer
Lu Peters – Ripple Effect
Christina Polito – 10101
Heather Pregger – String Theory, Tuning Fork II
Carolyn Skei – California Poppy Remembered
Carolyn Skei , Olga Brock, Traci Hutton, Carol Reagan, April Soncrant, Denise Spillane – Circle(s) of Friends Collaborations
Debbie Snider – Native American, Wild Thing, Split Personality
Beth Swider – All Ways, alphabet
Sherrie Tootle – Redbud
VET – Freefall, Circuituous
Robin Williamson - Voldemort
"Fiber Visions" - DAFA Showcase at Richland College, Dallas
New DAFA Mailing Address
Note our new mailing address:
Dallas Area Fiber Artists
P.O. Box 38077
Dallas, Texas 75238-0077
Time to Renew Memberships
June 1st began the new membership year for DAFA. We will be removing those that have not renewed from the Yahoo list in the coming week. You can renew your membership online here or in person.