From There to Here

"From There to Here", an exhibition featuring nine innovative Alaskan printmakers, opens with a reception from 5:30-7:30pm, November 20 at the Trailer Art Center/MTS Gallery in Anchorage.
The work of Denise Gallup is included. She has a series of five small stage framed quilted pieces (her work in the current Earth, Fire & Fibre is actually the first in the series) using silk chiffon and tissue pattern collage, with screen printing, digital printing, drawing, hand and machine stitching.
The show runs through December 15 with the gallery open Wednesday and Saturdays at noon.

The Textile Blog Takes Note of Nelda Warkentin's Work

For a discussion of Nelda Warkentin's work, visit the November 5 entry on The Textile Blog: .

Changing Tides

Fabienne Peter-Contesse is having her first solo show at Changing Tides in Juneau, December 1-13, 2009. You can meet the artist during Gallery Walk on Friday, December 4 from 4:00-9:00pm. Her work "Organic I" is pictured.

Glaciers as Inspiration

"Glacial Rivers" by Ree Nancarrow received second place in "24th Parallel", a juried contemporary art show held by the Fairbanks Arts Association in October, 2009.

Continuing with the glacier theme, "Glacial Run-Off" was selected to be part of "Ascension: Exploring the Art of Denali", an exhibition of works from the Artist-in-Residence Program of Denali National Park and Preserve and the UA Museum of the North. The exhibition will be open until Jan. 31, 2010.