Tag Archives: Susan L. Feller

Traveling Inspirations

On the road again teaching, lectures and just because the weather is nice and making a point to visit all the state parks in WV. Coopers Rock State Forest was just three miles off the Interstate on my way to … Continue reading

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Retreating in the Mountains 2015

The 8th Retreat into the Mountains weekend is over with resounding “YES let’s do this again” from all.  Coming in over the mountains fog slowed the progress into Peterkin Camp and Conference Center on Friday.  Gathering with friends, settling into … Continue reading

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Finishing up the Study

March 23 I finished the last month in the Year Study.  That is not to mean every single square is completed but I can say there is an end in sight and the twelve panels will be ready for Sauder … Continue reading

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Virtual Studio Visit – Susan L. Feller

As a creative person I would love to stay in the studio and work, but no one sees the results unless they visit. These days a virtual visit can be arranged if some of that creative time is put into … Continue reading

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Progress in the Mountains

After three years of muddling over this topic I created “Progress in the Mountains“, a seven foot by 27 inch hand hooked runner. Envision the impact on geography, environment, culture and community the human drive for progress has had on … Continue reading

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Contemporary Fiber work at Schwenkfelder

My responsibility as co-curator of the ‘Garden to Table’ exhibit at the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center was to collect contemporary work incorporating rughooking.  The pieces contributed by Carolyn Boutilier, Kris McDermet, Mary Jane Peabody and Darlene York  Trout along … Continue reading

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Garden to Table Treasures

The third exhibit co-curated by myself and Candace Perry, Director of Collections at the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center titled: “Garden to Table” will be displayed through March 1, 2015.  As I alluded to in the post Setting up an exhibit, the … Continue reading

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Setting up an Exhibit

Ever wonder how an exhibit comes together for opening day?  Here are some behind the scenes shots as we set up ‘Garden to Table: hooked rugs and art from the collection at the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, 105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg, … Continue reading

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Opening of ‘Hooked Art 2014′

Opening Receptions are great opportunities to meet artists and view artwork and Saturday , October 25 was no exception. Fifteen of the 18 artists were in attendance to discuss and enjoy the 55 contemporary textile works curated by Liz Alpert … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Portrait

Seems one is not enough these days. This post is how one portrait lead to another. Inspired to simplify the design I hooked with such detail, I took one of the sketches and traced the outline, neck, hairline and glasses. … Continue reading

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