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Fabulous Celebration

Thanks to everyone for coming out and celebrating our community effort!  We had a fabulous turnout – Over 3,000 fiber artists, friends, and fans came out for the Knit the Bridge community party. A big thanks to our sponsors for the Community Celebration – the Alcoa Foundation and the Cultural Trust!  Thanks for helping to […]

What does this cost and who is helping?

It all began with Amanda our outreach coordinator for Fiberart International 2013 produced by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh.  Amanda had this idea to “yarn-bomb” the Warhol Bridge and Knit the Bridge was born.  As  our technical adviser Norman Beck says, “this is an industrial project”;  so it takes time to plan in order to ensure […]

Fiberart International Gets New Look

  Hi Folks! Most of you know that Knit the Bridge is the outreach of Fiberart International 2013 – which is up and on view right now! Also FI has a new look. Check out the new fabulous website, tour the exhibition, and learn more about the show!

It’s Been a Big Week!

Folks! Great things are happening with Knit the Bridge and the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh this week: 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! And you can thank PF/PCA tonight at the grand opening of Fiberart International […]

International Fiberart Forum

Knit the Bridge is the outreach project for Fiberart International 2013. Join us for the International Fiberart Forum on April 20, 2013 from 8:30am-3pm.  The Forum is a chance to meet the artists, view the work, and discuss contemporary fiber art with artists and other enthusiasts!  To register, call Leslie Calhoun, 724-863-8630 Artists from Japan, […]

Meet the KtB Team: LaVerne Kemp!

Knit the Bridge is happy to introduce LaVerne Kemp, our Community Organizer/Diversity Coordinator, a position funded by our Sprout Fund Seed Award. LaVerne will be focusing on getting the word out and following up with folk in many Pittsburgh communities with a specific focus on communities of color and senior communities.  Along with her infectious […]

KtB Artist in Residence at the Neighborhood Academy

Since this summer, Knit the Bridge has been on the move all around Pittsburgh and the region spreading the word and teaching folks the artsy way of knit and crochet. Last November and December Knit the Bridge lead artist, Amanda Gross was supported by the Arts in Education Partnership of the Pennsylvania Council on the […]