Arts center focuses of fiber

The Fiber Arts Group at Sacramento Fine Arts Center presents the Focus On Fiber annual fiber arts open show, June 3-21.

Focus On Fiber will show exceptional uses for a common material. The exhibit will showcase artwork using all types of fiber techniques — basketry, beading, crochet, dyeing fabric, felting, hooking, knitting, knotting, lace making, painting or printing on fabric, quilting, spinning, sewing, stitching, thread, tapestry, yarn, costuming and any artwork related to these. No crafts, kits or production work will be shown.

Judge for this exhibit is Lynne Giovannetti, MFA professor, Fashion/Applied Apparel Studies at Sacramento City College. Show chair is Carol Wittich.

A demonstration by the Spinners Group from Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3, and the Button Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. The center will host a special Second Saturday reception featuring awards music and refreshments from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 14.

Want to enter and show your fiber art? Entry day is Sunday, June 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Wednesday through Saturday. For more information visit sacfinearts.org.

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