Important Notices:

If you would like your work displayed here please send jpg to Karin

Monday, January 7, 2013

Registration opens on 13th January

Get your hands on a brochure for this event at the SDA Meeting on 15th January  in Calgary
Or check it out online at the link given below...

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Announcing 2013 International Surface Design Association Conference
Presented by Surface Design Association (SDA) and Southwest School of Art
Thursday, June 6- Sunday 9, 2012
Pre conference workshops, June 1-5, 2013
Post-conference workshops, June 10-14, 2013
San Antonio, Texas, USA

The 17th Surface Design Association Conference will be held in June, 2013.  The theme, in·ter·face is defined as:  A surface forming a common boundary of two bodies, spaces, or phases; the place at which two independent systems meet and act on or communicate with each other; the means by which interaction or communication is achieved at an interface.            (Merriam-Webster)

Featured Speakers include Janet Echelman, Michael James, Warren Seelig, Otto Von Busch, Elissa Auther, and Nathalie Miebach.  Artist Talks include Isa Rodrigues, Owyn Ruck, Michaele Haynes, Mo Kelman, Susan Brandeis, Lynne Bruning and Anne Selby, as well as student presentations on Creative Inquiry, Recycling/Upcycling, The Art of Zero Waste, and Design Craft Felt.  A professional panel and demonstrationswill also be presented.  Workshops will be conducted at Southwest School of Art, University of the Incarnate Word, and Crowne Plaza Hotel San Antonia Riverwalk.  Special events include many city-wide exhibitions, a Juried Fashion ShowFundraising Cocktail PartyVendor FairTrunk ShowSilent AuctionFiber Study Tour, and many networking and professional development opportunities

Registration opens online January 13, 2013.  For complete information, including schedule, exhibitions and bios, the brochure is available to download from the SDA website:
            The Surface Design Association, a non-profit organization since 1977, is dedicated to raising the level of excellence in surface design -- the coloring, patterning, and structuring of fiber and fabric -- by inspiring creativity and encouraging innovation through publications, exhibitions, conferences, and educational opportunities.  The nearly 4000 members include artists, designers, educators, curators, gallery owners, students, and textile enthusiasts from around the world.  New members are invited to join at

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1 comment:

arlee said...

And don't forget to enter your 12x12" piece for the member show!!!!!!