Susan is at home/ in studio
available for scheduling workshops with groups in 2019/20
June 23- July 30 Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Selwickley, PA Mountain Muse, showing works from six artists who live and work in the Appalachian region. With representations in metal, wood, ceramic, quilt making, rug hooking and painting, by Amanda Brazier, Susan L. Feller, Jeana Eve Klein, Sharon Massey, Eric Pardue, and Travis Townsend, these artists use traditional media to investigate contemporary concepts and aesthetics, while wholly embracing the influence of their environment.
July 15-19 Wool Poppies’ 10th Hooker Hill Rug Retreat in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Oakhurst California (near Yosemite) this is a favorite of mine. Returning to teach an open class bringing guidance to expand design, materials and techniques. The other instructor is Monika Jones, focusing on folk art in rughooking. Check out the class description and registration links at WoolPoppies.com
July 14- Sept 16 Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV Exhibition 280 Juried exhibit work submitted from WV and surrounding states, 58 pieces from 823 entries. Valley View is hooked wool strips of fabric, applique’, embroidery depicting a scene near my home-a hay field with creek and mountains beyond. There is a catalog of the collection.
July 22-27 Rughooking, Applique’, Embroidery and West Virginia Augusta Heritage Craft Week, Elkins, WV Explore these techniques making footstools, mats, and wall hangings while learning about the McDonald Sisters of Gilmer County. Channel the sisters as we upcycle material and skills.
August 15 Weave a Backing and Hook a Design, Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week, Archbold, OH Learn to use a pin loom to easily weave the backing then add a design with hooking fabric and yarns, adding embellishments or fill in completely. description and registration at Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week 2018
August 16 Gallery Talk about the Southern Hemisphere fiber exhibit Re-Imagined Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week
August 17 Gallery Talk Celebrations 28, learn what a juror looks for, how to make your art better with the principles of art and design. Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week
Sept 8 White Mountain Woolen Magic Guild, New Hampshire Lecture