Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council

The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Inc.

Promoting Fiber Art in New Mexico

Spiney Oyster Tabs by S. Greenfield

Teal Lace Dress by D. Yi

"I'm Late" by S. Baumgartner

Birds by P. Cilke

Latvian Mittens by K. Porter

It's a Blue Evening by C. Ellis

Sidonie von Borchk by B. Lower

Burrito by M. Black

Bueno by K. Elrick

Lichen by B. Busby

Southwest Visions by M. Lamott

All Buttoned Up by L. Ashcraft

Moth Ruana by C. Fluegge

Emerge by K. Hamill

Dragon Pants by S. Davidson

Flamenco Dancer b E. Lewis

Get busy and get those lingering projects finished! The biennial Spring Show is coming, and you'll want to show off your beautiful fiber pieces. The theme is Earth, Wind and Fiber, and the show will be at the Albuquerque Garden Center, April 7 and 8, 2018. The Application form for entry will be here, on the website, beginning January 1, so watch for it! Co-sponsoring guild members may enter up to three items for free. Non guild members will have an entry fee of $10 per item up to three items.

 

 


The Fiber Arts Fiesta is the Council's main fundraiser and is presented biennially in odd years with the cooperation of the Council's co-sponsoring guilds. 2017 BEST of SHOW (for judged entries) and VIEWERS' CHOICE (for non-judged entries) are showing in the carousel above.

The Fiber Arts Education Committee offers opportunities in keeping with the Council's educational mission. Scholarships and monetary funding for individuals and guild programs are now available by application to the Council. Additionally, there are three fiber arts storyboards available for educational purposes. Click Here for further information about the Education Committee. And, learn about other Fiber Arts Exhibits. We had a great time at the Colors of the Southwest show in April, 2016 at the Albuquerque Garden Center.

The Co-sponsoring Guilds elect or appoint representatives to participate in the Fiesta Committee and Educational Committee planning meetings.To learn more about the individual guilds, go to Guilds.

Council Board members are drawn from the guilds' membership. The current Board Officers and Directors are listed at Council Board.

The electronic Fiber Arts Newsletter (eFAN) is another component of the Council's ongoing efforts to publicize and encourage interest in the fiber arts. We publish a monthly electronic Fiber Arts Newsletter (eFAN) of events and exhibits in New Mexico. At Fiber Arts Newsletter, you can read the latest issue, as well as back issues. To have the eFAN emailed directly to you, complete the eFAN Subscription.

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