Friday, January 17, 2014

"One Thread at a Time", Concordia University

I'm honored to announce that an exhibit of my work, "One Thread at a Time" will be on view through February 12 at Concordia University. I hope you'll join me for the reception and lecture.


One Thread at a Time

Handwoven Textiles

By: Sarah H. Jackson

January 15 - February 12, 2014
Artist's reception and lecture: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. 
in the John and Linda Friend Art Gallery in Grimm Hall.
Artist Statement:
Handweaving, simple or elaborate; it all begins with one thread. To sit at 
my loom and throw the shuttle while witnessing the interplay of color, 
pattern, and texture as it develops into cloth is endlessly fascinating.
My design process often centers on color as I work within the limitations 
of the loom to stretch and explore the possibilities of color interaction.
At other times I focus on the combination of structure and fiber, using 
only one or two colors, to create the desired cloth.
Whether designing for the home or one-of-a-kind garments, my weaving 
reflects a passion for marrying structure, fiber, and color to produce 
cloth that is unique, practical, beautiful, and just right for my intended 
About the Artist:
Sarah H. Jackson earned a B.F.A. in Design, concentration in textiles, at 
the University of Kansas. 
She owns a business dedicated to designing and marketing handwovens and 
reconstructed clothing, conducts workshops for guilds and conferences, and is 
a technical editor and designer for *Handwoven* magazine.

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