Last Friday was the opening of ART CLOTH NORTH II at the Blue Hollomon Gallery here in Anchorage, Alaska.

Maria Shell ART CLOTH NORTH IIART CLOTH NORTH II is a SAQA Alaska juried regional show. This is the second year we have had a AK SAQA members show hence the II after the name. I wrote about the first ART CLOTH NORTH here.

Maria Shell ART CLOTH NORTH IIThe turn out was fabulous for the event. The gallery owners felt it just might have been one of their largest crowds yet.

Maria Shell ART CLOTH NORTH IIThe people were so thick that I had a hard time getting good photos. As you know, fiber is always better in person, but I tried.

Maria Shell ART CLOTH NORTH IIIf you missed the opening, you still have plenty of time to see the show. It will be hanging until the end of February.

Maria Shell ART CLOTH NORTH IIThere were nine AK SAQA members with work in the show. AK SAQA member and show organizer Diane Melms made this great poster featuring all of the artists and their work. Diane has new website which I think you should check out by clicking here.

Maria Shell ART CLOTH NORTH IIAmy Meissner

Amy MeissnerBarb Hanson

Barb HansonCarrie Payne

Cat Larrea

Cat LarreaCat LarreaDiane Melms

Gail Ramsay

Jule Drake

Maria Shell

Nancy Dobson

As you can tell by the images, we are a very diverse group. If you are in Anchorage and interested in learning more about the Alaska SAQA group, please join us for our monthly meeting. Our next gathering is scheduled for Tuesday March 8th from 10AM to 12PM at the meeting room in the Kaladi Brothers on Brayton Road.

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7 thoughts on “ART CLOTH NORTH II

  1. Looks like it was a great show! So glad you had such a good turnout!

  2. Looks like lots of fiber artistry and a great exhibition!

  3. What a wonderful exhibition! And the poster is amazing. It’s so great to see quilts displayed in a gallery.

  4. Maria – it looks like a wonderful exhibit! Congratulations on another show, surrounded by artists of equal talent! Looking forward to April in Delaware!

  5. Thank you for taking pictures, Maria. It looks like a great show! I’m sorry I was unable to attend the opening, but am hoping to meet with the SAQA AK group next time I’m in Anchorage!

  6. Looks fabulous. I love your poster publicity, presentation . . . everything. I’ve been thinking about art cloth, and other uses for surface design besides art quilts. Are you familiar with Seems like a possible connection with the work of your group? Here is a list of their exhibitions

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