Important Notices:

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

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Marching in like a lion

Next meeting is on the 5th at Atlantis!!! 

All textile and mixed media artists and friends, members of SDA and non-members, you are invited to join us for the presentation by visiting artist Judith Dios. She will be telling us about "An Unexpected Journey" at the March Meeting of SDA: Alberta in Calgary.

Please RSVP : if you will be coming to the talk. Cost is $20 and all are welcome.

If you are able, please bring a small snack to add to the pot luck refreshments table.


If you haven't received the news in your inbox:
(And just giving you a heads up: submission deadline is Oct 1 2014 and is blind juried, so if you blog, please don't post your work, even in progress, anywhere on line.)

From Edge of the Forest Committee


 Dear Canadian SDA members,

Click Here for the call for EDGE OF THE FOREST, a traveling exhibit scheduled for 2015. All Canadian SDA members are invited to submit images of their work for jurying. This is an opportunity to participate in an art event that expresses the unique Canadian perspective.

The Edge of the Forest Team


It is with great excitement that I can release the following information.
Lisa Klakulak will be teaching a 3-Day workshop in Calgary in September 2014.
Patterning Felt: Partial Felt Gradations.

Please go here to see all the details.
email me back to check on space availability.

Your space will be confirmed on payment of a non-refundable $200 deposit paid by PayPal.... see the blog for all the details.

Karin Millson
Kreative Momentum

Miscellaneous interest:

1. Felters list is an email felting list run by Pat Spark info at: and more general page is

2. For the past six years, Contextural: a fibre arts cooperative has held a hugely successful summer residency program within the studios of the Alberta College of Art + Design, Fibre Department. We are now getting ready for our seventh residency and are currently inviting expressions of interest from fibre artists and students who are interested in working within a co-operative studio setting and are seeking affordable studio space with specialized dye and print equipment.
We are seeking individuals who:
  •  Are interested in working within a co-operative studio setting
  •  Will be actively involved in, and contribute to, our community
  •  Seek access to affordable studio space and specialized equipment
  •  Are interested in sharing their knowledge and skills through teaching and collaboration
  •  Appreciate and practice the diversity of textile arts and craft
  •  Embrace an environmental approach to studio production
  •  Are ready to commit a fee of $250 for a three-month, or $150 for one-month summer studio rental and access to equipment.
  •   Will contribute to the end of summer residency exhibition.
Please visit for more information on our vision statement, goals and values. Interested parties should send an application (as attached) to: with the subject ‘2014 Summer Residency Application’

 Deadline for submissions is Sunday, March 30th @ midnight. If accepted, residency fees are due with the acceptance form and supply order form by May 1st.

Dates for the one-month residencies are May 25 - June 29, and July 20 - August 24 with mandatory attendance for orientation & move-in Sunday, May 25 at 1:00pm or Sunday, July 20th at 1:00pm

Dates for the three-month residency are May 25 - August 24 with mandatory attendance for orientation/move-in Sunday, May 25 at 1:00pm.

Again this year, Contextural is offering the Contextural Summer Residency Scholarship to individuals applying for the three-month residency. The scholarship includes studio fees for the three-month summer residency ($250 value) and $250 for supplies. The scholarship will be awarded based on the quality and completeness of the application.

 Sites of interest:  

Thanks to Terri for passing these along.

The written word:

New books for your delectation :)

(Sorry, Blogger is not co-operating this morning, so here are the links to sites that pertain to these books.)

D4Daisy (Maggie Grey)
Jenny Dean
Nick Bantok

No comments: