SNOHOMISH WASHINGTON NEWSPAPER Monday, December 11, 2017   
Snohomish Times News
Home | Business News | County News | Entertainment | Local News | Photo Gallery | Prep Sports | Roads Traffic News | Snohomish News Archive | STSPN.COM

Fiber Art Exhibition

Champion Security Solutions
Published:2012-04-06 Entertainment
Fiber Art Exhibition     Print Snohomish Times    
Fiber Art Exhibition

The Gail Harker Creative Studies Center in La Conner will hold an open house and exhibit of student work April 14 and 15 during Skagit County’s annual Tulip Festival.

The exhibition is the first time many visitors to the annual Tulip Festival will have to visit the grounds and the new classroom and art space of the landmark building renovated by architect Allen Elliott in1999 and that sits just east of La Conner on Chilberg Road.

The Gail Harker Creative Studies Center moved into the huge red barn late last year. The first floor of the barn houses the center and the second floor is a private residence.

The Exhibition is free and open to the public, and features dynamic textile work and 3-D forms from Level 3 Experimental Stitch students known as the Calypsos.

The students, from Washington, Alberta and British Columbia, will display finished pieces and design sketchbooks, which allow visitors to see what the artists learned and how they progressed to their final designs.

The exhibition is the culmination of a two-year course at the Creative Studies Center and more than 304 hours of study. Exhibiting artists include:

Isabel Parker of Port Alberni, British Columbia

Betty Caskey of Olds, Alberta, Canada

Dianne Corso of Anacortes, WA

Donna Dowdney of Bainbridge Island, WA

Marie Plakos of Langley, WA

Susan Sasnett of Seattle, WA

Terri Shinn of Snohomish, WA

Saturday’s exhibit at the Center happens the same day as the Tulip Festival’s parade, which is being held in La Conner.

Center founder Gail Harker holds the equivalent of an M.A. in textile and fiber art and in contemporary embroidery, also known as stitch. More than 1,500 fabric artists have studied at the center, including several who went on to win national and international recognition. The Center offers professional certificate and diploma programs, as well as shorter classes, in design and stitch.

The center’s shorter classes and programs include textile art, art and design, color studies, dyeing of fabrics and threads, felt and papermaking, painting fabrics, machine and hand stitch, collage and other offerings suitable for beginner to expert skill levels.

What: Fiber Art Exhibition and Open House at The Gail Harker Creative Studies Center

When: April 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; April 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Gail Harker Creative Studies Center, 12636 Chilberg Road, La Conner

Contact: Gail Harker, phone: (360) 279-2105 email: gail@gailcreativestudies.com




Published: Friday, November 10, 2017
Cranberries Cranberries
Perfect Thanksgiving dish, false hope for UTI sufferers


Published: Thursday, November 09, 2017
Arrest in iPhone theft case Arrest in iPhone theft case
Detectives with the Property Crimes Unit continue investigating the theft and online sales of iPhones in Everett.


Published: Wednesday, November 08, 2017
First Military and Defense Roundtable First Military and Defense Roundtable
Snohomish County Executive Somers Holds First Military and Defense Roundtable


Published: Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Collective Bargaining Transparency Collective Bargaining Transparency
The Kittitas County Board of Commissioners yesterday unanimously approved a resolution to require the county's public employee contract talks to be conducted transparently


Published: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Two arrested in deadly Everett robbery Two arrested in deadly Everett robbery
Just after midnight on October 17th, officers responded to the 1600 block of 22nd St on the report of a robbery with a weapon and shots being fired inside an apartment. Arriving officers found two adult males - one deceased and the second with a gunshot wound.



Traffic Conditions Published: 2017-10-17
Robbery turns deadly in Everett
Published: 2017-10-13
Dear Seattle Employer
Published: 2017-10-12
Next steps for I-405/SR 167
Published: 2017-10-12
Looking for Volunteers
Published: 2017-10-12
Human Rights Award
Published: 2017-10-11
America's Pain - Tomorrow You?
Published: 2017-09-28
UPDATED: Everett Fire responds to 3-alarm fire

PUBLIC MEETING

Snohomish Sports Network

Advertisement

Live Police Scanner

Snohomish County Sheriff, City of Snohomish,
Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Everett - Police & EMS/Fire


Speedway Chevrolete

Advertisement

mondotimes
The Worldwide Media Guide

 


SNOHOMISH contact