Our artists and craftpersons are influenced by the weather and the beautiful colors of the summer season. Themed work will be eligible for recognition by the jurors. Non-themed work may also be exhibited.
Labyrinths and/or Mazes lead us on surprising journeys. Sometimes one is led to success and sometimes one hits a dead end. Our members have pushed their paths and have come up with wonderful results. Themed work will be eligible for recognition by the jurors. Non-themed work may also be exhibited. Detail image of scarf by Grace Mahanes
Our artists and their creations are influenced by environmental elements such as air quality, noise, climate, fish and wildlife migration routes, and unique animal species – the list goes on and on. Themed work is eligible for recognition by the jurors. Non-themed work is also exhibited.
Ikat weaving, Batik, Sashiko embroidery, Shibori dyeing, hand stamping, and a myriad of other Eastern techniques and clothing styles are integrated with Western designs and techniques. Non-themed work will also be exhibited. (Image: detail of jacket, Gretchen Klimoski)
A very special found object, a four leaf clover, a rainbow, a wishbone, a charm on a bracelet – these objects all served as inspiration to our members when creating pieces for this show. Non-themed work is also exhibited.
Our beautiful hats are tilted in honor of fall in our home city of Alexandria.
Work exhibiting movement, curves, or swaying rhythms. [image: silk scarf, by Janet Stollnitz]