Wednesday, June 29, 2011


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Jane Kenyon attended the recent SDA conference in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and has sent these images to share with you.

Jane's solo exhibition, Transformation, was one of the SDA sponsored shows, and is on at the Joan Mondale Gallery, Textile Center, Minneapolis, from June 8 to July 16, 2011. Jane's website. Here are some pics from the show.

Jane is going to give us an informal presentation about the conference at the November meeting of the Vancouver SDA group, so we'll have a chance then to see some close up images of her spectacular work. 

By all accounts it was a very impressive show.

As was this one: Vernal Bogren-Swift (from Haida Gwaii), also had a solo exhibition, In the Garden of Earthquakes, at the conference. AAW Gallery of Wood Art, Landmark Center, St. Paul, Minn. Through June 26, 2011. Here is some of her amazing work:

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SDA members from Canada got together and discussed the Canadian presence within SDA and how we might achieve a higher profile (at least that is how I understand it). It's possible that a Canadian conference or other event may come out of this...

The image above shows some of the work in the Members' Show - the work on the right is by Barbara McCaffrey.

Julie Pongrac's beautiful shawl/scarf was selected for the Fashion Show:

The following three images are from India Flint's exhibition.

The following images are from Erica Spitzer Rasmussen's exhibition:

For more images and info on the conference exhibitions, you might like to look at Deidre Adams' blog. It includes LOTS of great pics and interesting details about the shows.