Deborah Johnson's fiber art has been selected for Craftforms 2012
Deborah Johnson's work Sea Anemones has been selected for Craft Forms 2012.The exhibits curator is Cindi Strauss, the Assistant Director, Programming and Curator for Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design at the Museum of Fine Arts. Craftforms 2012 will be at The Wayne Art Centers Davenport Gallery,413 Maplewood Rd, Wayne, PA 19087, November 30, 2012 - Jan 26, 2013
Gala Opening Nov 30, 2102 tickets may be purchased from http://www.wayneart.org/exhibitions/
Juror's talk and meet the artists Saturday, Dec 1, 2012, 1:00-3:00 free to public
Two of Deborah Johnson's tapestries are on display at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville NC.
Deborah has two tapestries on exhibit with the Blue Ridge Fiber Show at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville Oct 2, 2012 through Jan 2013.The exhibit is housed in the beautiful Baker Education Center. Deborah wove a new work entitled Lumina's Garden especially for the exhibit.The piece features the life cycle of the moon flower under the face of the moon. It is woven with hand dyed silk and cotton and incorporates silver, 24k gold and black gold thread from Sendai, Japan.
Deborah Johnson will be a featured artist at the Lancaster Museum Holiday Exhibit Deborah has been invited to participate in Tasteful Crafting, an art exhibit and sale at The Lancaster Museum of Art. Proceeds from the exhibit will benefit the museum. She will be showing her fiber and ceramic work.
Deborah Johnson's work has been selected for inclusion in the San Jose Quilt and Textile Museum. in California. The exhibit,High Fiber Under Five, opens October 20, 2012 and runs through December.The national, juried exhibit will feature textile work by American artists with price points under five hundred dollars. Proceeds benefit the Museum's programs.
Deborah's Johnson's work has been selected for inclusion in Fiber Options: Material Explorations, a National Juried Exhibition
The exhibition is hosted by Maryland Federation of Arts
Deborah was one of 65 artists selected by juror J. Susan Isaacs, from over 350 entries.The exhibit will be held at the
Circle Gallery in Annapolis MD
Exhibition dates: July 19 to August 11, 2012.
Deborah will be present at the reception Sunday, July 29, 3-6 p.m.
Deborah Johnson's work has been selected for a traveling exhibit
Deborah's fiber sculpture,Leda's Sister, is part of a traveling exhibit for the Textile Study group of New York.
The exhibit was juried by Janet Koplos. Ms Koplos is the former senior editor of Art in America.
The exhibit opened at the Durst Gallery in NYC in 2012 and will travel to the following venues;
Marywood University, Scranton, PA; September 4 - October 13, 2012
Flynn Gallery, Greenwich, CT: October 25 - November 29, 2012
Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT; January 15 - April 15, 2013
Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA; May 20 - August 14, 2014
The Textile Museum, Washington DC; September 2014 January 2015
Deborah Johnson was granted membership status in Fiber Forum the juried artist members group of the Embroiderer's Guild of America
Deborah will participate in museum and gallery exhibits with Fiber Forum until required to rejury in 2015.
This year's selectee's were juried by renowned fiber artists, Karin Birch and Siân Martin.
The juror's commented,
"The unexpected imagery pulls the viewer into this magical narrative piece. This artist has a real command of her materials and of storytelling."
".....A very bold and successful use of basically a monochromatic scheme that accentuates and enlivens the very skillful use of texture, 3-D, and multiple materials while retaining a sense of unity and cohesion."
Deborah Johnson's hand woven tapestry,
Leda's Caribbean Vacation was selected for inclusion in the Textile Study Group of New York's, Juried Online Gallery
for Spring/Summer 2012 .