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This exhibition showcases the best of contemporary fiber art and reflects a breadth of functional and non-functional works that use natural fiber and/ or high tech materials in traditional or innovative ways.

Curator
Beth C. McLaughlin

Beth C. McLaughlin is Chief Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA.

Ms. McLaughlin has held leadership and curatorial roles in the arts and museum fields for over 25 years at institutions across the U.S., including Fuller Craft Museum, Oakland Museum of California, and DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. She has curated over 45 exhibitions and has served as a juror for a number of cultural organizations, including American Craft Council, Fiber Art Now Excellence in Fibers, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, and the City of Worcester. Ms. McLaughlin has been published in several books and periodicals, such as Crafting Democracy: Fiber Arts and Activism, Fiber Art Now, the Decorative Arts Society Newsletter, and American Craft Magazine. Ms. McLaughlin is passionate about expanding awareness of the craft field, promoting the makers, and exploring the transformative powers of handmade objects.
“I look for objects with a strong point of view – Ones that are visually arresting and invite deeper discovery”.
Exhibiting Artists
Resilience

Ellen Schiffman

Weston, CT
Resilience
Cotton twill tape
40 x 34 in
$4,200
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Samba

McCrystle Wood & Melissa Lusk

Cincinnati, OH
Samba
Wool and linen
65.5 x 30 in
$4,500
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Caribbean Friendship Bracelet

Theda Sandiford

Union City, NJ
Caribbean Friendship Bracelet
Mixed media cotton rope, yarn, chenille and recycled sari silk
96 x 12 x 12 in
$4,500
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Enough

Michael Rohde

Thousand Oaks, CA
Enough
Handwoven tapestry: alpaca, cochineal
52 x 36 in
$5,000
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It all Adds Up

Sage Reynolds

Staten Island, NY
It all Adds Up
Paper tapestry
28.75 x 22.5 in
$625
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Red Fish

Sage Reynolds

Staten Island, NY
Red Fish
Paper tapestry
19.25 x 27.25 in
$550
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Obi I

Ellen Ramsey

Seattle, WA
Obi I
Wool, silk,rayon, and cotton
42 x 36 in
$3,750
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Santa Monica

Ellen November

San Luis Obispo, CA
Santa Monica
Fiber incorporating upcycled materials
23 x 30 in
$795
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The Horse Emotion

Kate Nartker

San Francisco, CA
The Horse Emotion
Jacquard woven cotton
70 x 46 in
$4,000
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Habitats Unknown

Saberah Malik

Warwick, RI
Habitats Unknown
Polyester fabrics, dried leaves
6 x 12 x 12 in
$2,200
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Hairflip

Katherine McClelland

West Springfield, MA
Hairflip
Felted wool
19 x 24 in
$2,000
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View from Norwalk

Ruben Marroquin - Grand Prize

Bridgeport, CT
View from Norwalk
Embroidery over Belgium Linen
48 x 35 in
$5,000
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Grass Triptych

Julia Mitchell

West Tisbury, MA
Grass Triptych
Wool, silk and linen tapestry
58 x 88 in
$30,000
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Prairie Storm I

Tara Marchionna

Brooklyn, NY
Prairie Storm I
Cotton fiber, dye
28 x 37 in
$1,800
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I have found you, but we will still die

Rebecca Schnopp

Cambridge, MA
I have found you, but we will still die
Lemons, thread and needles
16 x 26 in
$1,000
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Objects in this Mirror

Karen Schulz

Silver Spring, MD
Objects in this Mirror
Cotton fabric
67 x 70 in
$9,000
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Holding Pattern (formerly Tickbait)

Caroline Wayne

Brooklyn, NY
Holding Pattern (formerly Tickbait)
Felt, glass beads, faux pearls
9 x16 x 16 in
$9,250
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To Be Honest

Jenny Walker

Avon, CT
To Be Honest
Embroidery on fabric with text from Craigslist
23 x 14 in
$2,000
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Life Lines Table Runner 18

Regina Vorgang

Ventura, CA
Life Lines Table Runner 18
Handwoven Churro Wool
44 x 20 in
$690
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Glow (Ascending)

Betty Vera

North Adams, MA
Glow (Ascending)
Cotton, Jacquard tapestry
59 x 47 in
$9,000
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Disposable: Best Products Peel Project

Kurt Treeby

Buffalo, NY
Disposable: Best Products Peel Project
Plastic canvas, yarn, tissue box
5.5 x 20 x 22 in
$1,000
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Home

Mary Tooley Parker

Yorktown Heights, NY
Home
Yarn, Silk, roving, metalic ribbon,hand dyed wool, and other fibers on a linen foundation
27 x 28.5 in
$900
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My (un)ComfortZone

Caron Tabb

Newton, MA
My (un)ComfortZone
Mixed media: newspaper, chicken wire, safety pins
35 x 47 x 68 in
$12,000
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Seen & Received, An Almanac

Missy Stevens

Washington, CT
Seen & Received, An Almanac
Thread, fabric, wire, beads
44.5 x 57 in
$24,000
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Protective Garment

Missy Stevens

Washington, CT
Protective Garment
Thread, beads, velvet
14.5 x 16.5 in
$5,000
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Wave Riding in the Delaware

Gerri Spilka

Philadelphia, PA
Wave Riding in the Delaware
Procion mix dye printed and painted, machine quilted
94 x 46 in
$6,000
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Emergent I : Fertile Fields

Arle Sklar-Weinstein

Hastings on Hudson, NY
Emergent I : Fertile Fields
Fiber; 3-D quilt form
40 x 40 x 3 in
$1,595
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Triptych 2

Adrienne Shishko

Brookline, MA
Triptych 2
Fiber, wood, metal
78 x 44 x 39 in
$3,200
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Rosy

Juliet Martin

Brooklyn, NY
Rosy
Hand-woven fabric, inkjet fabric prints
16 x 20 in
$250
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Giant Round and Hairy

Kari Lonning

Ridgefield, CT
Giant Round and Hairy
Dyed rattan reed, encaustic medium
10 x 13 x 13 in
$4,000
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Trail of Tears-The Long Walk

Elaine Longtemps

Brooklyn, NY
Trail of Tears-The Long Walk
Rope, paint, printed text, fabric, beads, feathers
53 x 29 x 43 in
$3,500
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Hooked IV

Francine Even

Norwalk, CT
Hooked IV
Hand-dyed wool strip and Sari ribbon on linen backing
28 x 19 in
$1,750
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Surrogate

Kimberly English

Forsyth, GA
Surrogate
Found placemat, thread
54 x 24 x 24 in
$850
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Vortex

Cheri Dunnigan

Naples, FL
Vortex
Sterling silver and pearls
8 x 10 x 4 in
$7,000
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Central Figure in an Investigation

Peggy Dembicer

Avon, CT
Central Figure in an Investigation
Beadweaving with macrame and metal tangs
20 x 16 in
$25,000
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The Village at Dusk

Jennifer Coyne Qudeen

Redding, CT
The Village at Dusk
Monoprint on recycled tea bags, machine stitching
22 x 36 in
$1,550
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Visage 3

Delaney Conner

New York, NY
Visage 3
Punch needle
18 x 24 in
$1,450
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Visage 4

Delaney Conner

New York, NY
Visage 4
Punch needle
18 x 24 in
$1,450
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Long Island City (Night)

Ann Cofta

Woodside, NY
Long Island City (Night)
Fabric with hand quilting, embroidery & appliqué
18 x 18 in
$3,000
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Cloud and the Space Between

Mo Kelman

Providence, RI
Cloud and the Space Between
Mixed media, shibori-dyed and shaped silk, wood, steel wire, cordage, nails
44 x 81 x 15.5 in
$5,500
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Riverside

Teri Figliuzzi

New York, NY
Riverside
Woven wet cyanotype stitched with metallic thread
19 x 15.25 in
$600
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Untitled I

SE Gilchrist

Livingston, TX
Untitled I
Cotton thread
17 x 11 in
$1,275
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Mop with Clothespins

Mary Ann Lomonaco

Larchmont, NY
Mop with Clothespins
Dyed cotton mop, mini clothespins, woven glass beads, wooden dowels wrapped with satin ribbon
24 x 14 x 9 in
$4,500
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Weight of Human

June Lee - Award of Excellence

Philadelphia, PA
Weight of Human
Thread on resin cast and Sculpy
24 x 13 x 12 in
$20,000
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Today as History of Tomorrow

June Lee

Philadelphia, PA
Today as History of Tomorrow
Thread on ceramic and hand painting
11 x 9 x 15 in
$4,500
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Red Jasmine

Sandra Lauterbach

Los Angeles, CA
Red Jasmine
Textile with machine stitching
31 x 33 in
$1,400
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Iron Vessel Enough

Natalya Khorover

Pleasantville, NY
Iron Vessel Enough
Repurposed single-use plastic, stitched
18 x 18 in
$1,280
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What Came Before

Ruth Jeyaveeran

Brooklyn, NY
What Came Before
Merino wool, mohair/silk yarn, linen thread
96 x 72 x 8 in
$8,000
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New Era

Eva Camacho-Sanchez

Florence, MA
New Era
Wet felting, hand-stitching
12 x 26 in
$2,500
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Portrait of a Hippo & Her Oxpecker Companion

Dani Ives

Rogers, AR
Portrait of a Hippo & Her Oxpecker Companion
Needle felted wool on linen fabric
28 x 24 in
$6,500
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Untitled

Fran Henry-Meehan

Southport, CT
Untitled
Monotype using large fiber gauze
30 x 22 in
$750
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Brittany's Flights, Guam to US

Kay Healy - Award of Excellence

Philadelphia, PA
Brittany's Flights, Guam to US
Screen print and acrylic on cotton, poly batting
24 x 54 x 2 in
$2,000
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Embroidery 3

Leslie Giuliani

Weston, CT
Embroidery 3
Embroidery on paper
10 x 8 in
$150
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Embroidery 1

Leslie Giuliani

Weston, CT
Embroidery 1
Embroidery on paper
10 x 8 in
$150
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Embroidery 2

Leslie Giuliani

Weston, CT
Embroidery 2
Embroidery on paper
8 x 10 in
$150
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Jenny, Rejected

Sasha Baskin

Baltimore, MD
Jenny, Rejected
Cotton and silk thread, natural dye, screenshot
50 x 43 in
$1,500
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Confluence III
Sold

Christine Aaron

Larchmont, NY
Confluence III
Burnt drawing with handstitching on indigo dyed gampi
14 x 13 in
$1,200
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Striped Bees and Polkadot Trees

Liz Alpert Fay

Sandy Hook, CT
Striped Bees and Polkadot Trees
Punch needle embroidery,silk, cotton, rayon and metallic threads mounted on linen
32.25 x 32.25 in
$6,000
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Conversations

Deborah Boschert

Lewisville, TX
Conversations
Art quilt collage
40 x 40 in
$2,400
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Whirl

Meg Bloom

New Haven, CT
Whirl
Kozo, wire
60 x 48 x 48 in
$3,000
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Bird at Home

Roz Chast - Invited Artist

Ridgefield, CT
Bird at Home
Hand-hooked rug, wool, burlap
22 x 27 in
NFS
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Wool Illusion

Helena Hernmarck - Invited Artist

Ridgefield, CT
Wool Illusion
Wood, linen, cotton, plastic
35.5 x 35 in
NFS
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From the Ashes

Norma Minkowitz - Invited Artist

Westport, CT
From the Ashes
Crochet
24 x 20 in
12,000
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My Star

Norma Minkowitz - Invited Artist

Westport, CT
My Star
Crochet, stitching
21.4 x 23.75 in
4,000
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