Friday, March 28, 2014

Workshop and Call for Entry

In conjunction with the opening of her solo exhibit August 14, 2014, renowned quilt artist Nancy Crow will teach a five-day workshop at the Muskegon Museum of Art this summer.  


Instructor: Nancy Crow
5 days, August 11-15, 2014 – 9:00 am-noon, 2:00-5:00 pm
(classroom with be open from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm each day)
Level: Intermediate to Advanced (sewing machine used)
Class Fee: $650 ($350 is non-refundable)
Location: Century Club Ballroom (downtown Muskegon,

The museum will email an updated description and material list to participants.  An old description of the workshop can be found on Nancy’s webpage ( is in the midst of clarifying and reworking the description for this workshop.
To register and secure your spot we are asking for the full payment of $650 (credit card or check payment).  To register please call at 231.720.2571.

Call for Entries: Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge

The Muskegon Museum of Art announces a call for entries for Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge, a two-part exhibition that will feature artwork from established and emerging textile artists from around the world. An illustrated publication, as the budget allows, will accompany the exhibition. The deadline for entries is November 14, 2014; the exhibit will be held Aug 20-Nov 1, 2015.
  1. Part one of the exhibition is comprised of the artwork of some of the world’s top fiber artists, to include: Luis Acosta, Kyoung Ae Cho, Kate Anderson, Ewa Bartosz-Mazus, Lia Cook, Thomas Cronenberg, Nancy Crow, Patricia Hickman, Jan Hopkins, Wolfgang Horn, Ferne Jacobs, David Johnson, Gerhardt Knodel, Gyöngy Laky, Maximo Laura, Tom Lundberg, Libby Mijanovich, Laura Foster Nicholson, Krystyna Sadej, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Chizu Sekiguchi, Sherri Smith, Ixchel Suarez, Yoshiko Wada, Dawn Walden, Carole Weller, and Bhakti Ziek.
  2. Part two of the exhibition will feature artwork selected by a 3-juror panel (Ferne Jacobs, Gyöngy Laky, Namita Gupta Wiggers). Entry in this section is open to artists, 18 years and older, from any country. 
  3. Artists are invited to enter up to two works of fiber and textile based art for consideration. Entry is $50 for one or two artworks.  
Please find complete details at the museum's website:

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