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Posted on: November 1, 2019

A Collaborative Fiber Exhibit Featuring Artists From The Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild Now on Display

Photo of Ammonite Necklace Created by Linda Girard

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is pleased to exhibit a collaborative fiber exhibit, featuring a combination of work showing the dynamics and processes of seventeen fiber artists, now through November 25, 2019. A special artist’s reception and meet & greet will be held on Wednesday, November 6, from 7-9 p.m. at The Village Theater, which is free and open to the public.

Works on display include a wide variety of fiber art, such as: Basketry, Beading, Bead Embroidery, Bead Weaving, Kumihimo, Crochet, Doll Making, Dyeing and Painting, Embroidery, Felting, Garment Design and Construction, Handmade paper and Book Art, Knitting, Knotting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, and Surface Design. These one-of-a-kind textile creations contain unique color, pattern and textural details and can provide warmth and texture to enhance any environment as they take you on a textile journey that may be powerful or subtle, as well as lyrical and dramatic.

Featured artists include:  Jill Ault, Carol Fleischer, Teresa Garland, Linda Girard, Irmgard Gruber, Cindy Harris, Sandy Kunkle, Anne MacKinnon, Terry O’Toole, Mary Valerie Richter, Barbara Schutzgruber, Marla Smith, Pat Thompson, Lois Tucker-Wubbenhorst, Helen Welford, Sharon Weltner and Kathy Zasuwa.

Originally founded in 1956 as a club for weavers, the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild (AAFG) provides opportunities for fiber artists to meet and exchange ideas, and to learn about fiber art through lectures and workshops.  For additional information about the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild, please visit www.annarborfiberarts.org.

This latest art exhibit at the Gallery@VT is free and open to the public: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., one hour prior to and during public performances at the theater, as well as by appointment. The Gallery@VT is closed on holidays. The gallery is located at 50400 Cherry Hill Rd., Canton, MI, 48187. For more information about this latest exhibit, please call 734/394-5300 or visit www.cantonvillagetheater.org

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