Community Ties January 2022

Community Ties, SDA’s January 2022 online conference, celebrates the many connections we share as artists and makers. Open to members and nonmembers, Community Ties includes more than 15 hours of programming spread across an entire week. Join us Saturday, January 22nd and 29th from 12-4pm ET for our main programming. Weekday programming includes Meet the Maker demos, meetups, and an SDA open house. The conference willContinue reading “Community Ties January 2022”

Holding Space Returns 11.5.21

WE RETURN! Holding Space: Breaking Barriers through Curation, This Friday, November 5, 7 PM ET/6 PM CT, 4 PM PT FREE. REGISTER NOW @surface_design Holding Space: Breaking Barriers through Curation is a virtual panel featuring three curators whose works explore themes of identity, culture, representation, and decolonization. Often utilizing fiber and textiles, their projects pushContinue reading “Holding Space Returns 11.5.21”

1/20 @ 2pmET: Textile Talk: Surface Design Association

Natural Dyes & the Natural Dye Garden January 20 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET for the next Textile Talk! Register. Why use natural dyes? The winter months are a perfect time to plan next year’s natural dye garden. Please join our guests Catharine Ellis, Kim Eichler-Messmer, and Kenya Miles and Rosa Chang of the Baltimore NaturalContinue reading “1/20 @ 2pmET: Textile Talk: Surface Design Association”

Holding Space: Bridging Fiber Art & Racial Identity

Friday, Oct 9 @ 7pmET Holding Space: Bridging Fiber Art & Racial Identity is a virtual panel presentation that features women artists who use textiles and fiber to construct and explore ideas around racial identity. The panel will explore themes like tradition, adornment, and labor that are interwoven in each artists’ work. The event isContinue reading “Holding Space: Bridging Fiber Art & Racial Identity”