*The work of SAQA Ohio member, Ann Rebele, will be included in PUSHING THE SURFACE 2011, which will take place at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum in Coschocton, Ohio. The exhibition runs from May 21 - August 7, 2011 with the Artist's Reception occurring on May 20th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. The Museum is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
The Crooked River Fiber Fling is set to to take place in Peninsula, Ohio from August 4-7, 2011. This event will include classes and workshops on weaving, knitting, traditional basketry, quilting with metal and fiber, marbling on cloth and beginning spinning. There will also be a wearable art fashion show, boutique and vendor booths, children's events and animal tents featuring llamas, alpacas, sheep, goats and rabbits. For an additional thrill, visitors can arrive at the event by riding the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, which will have a special car dedicated to demonstrating fiber art techniques. Check out the websites: http://www.fibercafe.org/ or http://www.peninsulaartacademy.com/ for more details. The contact person for the event is Bonnie Victor, available at firstname.lastname@example.org.