It’s Been a Big Week!

Folks! Great things are happening with Knit the Bridge and the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh this week:

  1. Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts officially entered into an agreement with Knit the Bridge making them our partners for moving this fabulous project forward!
  2. FI2013 at PCA

    FI2013 at PCA

    And you can thank PF/PCA tonight at the grand opening of Fiberart International 2013!  We are so excited for this event. The Fiberarts Guild and FI2013 co-directors Desha Jaramaz and Jay van Wagenen have been working tirelessly on getting things ready. The opening is free and open to the public from 5:30-8pm at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and at the Society for Contemporary Craft. Here’s a sneak peak:

    Gabriela Nirino; Spinner II, hand woven on computer controlled jacquard loom; 42.5" x 60.5"

    Gabriela Nirino; Spinner II, hand woven on computer controlled jacquard loom; 42.5″ x 60.5″

    Linda Rettich, Kente Reversible Collar, bead weaving in Ndebele stitch, 12" x 12" x 3.5"

    Linda Rettich, Kente Reversible Collar, bead weaving in Ndebele stitch, 12″ x 12″ x 3.5″

    Elizabeth Brandt, Instructions for Living, cotton fabric, 80" x 77"

    Elizabeth Brandt, Instructions for Living,
    cotton fabric, 80″ x 77″

    Fiberart International 2013 opens with a weekend of events including a gala reception Friday evening, April 19 where awards totaling more than $5,000 will be presented.  International Fiberart Forum, a daylong conference that features a keynote speech by juror Joyce J. Scott and dialogues with 36 of the exhibiting artists, takes place April 20 at the Phipps Garden Center.

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