The art quilt is a creative visual work that is layered and stitched or that references this form of stitched layered structure.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Around the Region

Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

July 21 - July 24  (Thurs through Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm)

Asheville Civic Center

87 Haywood Street

Asheville, NC 28801


For four days, the Civic Center in Asheville, NC comes alive with fine traditional and contemporary crafts created by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.  Over 200 of the best craftspeople from the Appalachian region, fill the two levels of the center selling their works of clay, fiber, glass, leather, metal, mixed media, natural materials, paper, wood and jewelry.

The Craft Fair, a local tradition since 1948, is an event where connoisseurs and novices alike come to craft a collection, connect with tradition, and invest in regional culture. 

Making Arrangements 

Aug 13 - Oct 6

Cabarrus Arts Council

Historic Cabarrus Courthouse

Concord, NC


Making Arrangements is a re-imagination of the traditional still life.  This unique show includes wall configurations, pedestal groupings and multiple works from a series. One thing is for sure: this isn’t your art teacher’s bowl of fruit.  Libby and Jim Mijanovich of Mija, are one of several artists exhibiting in this group invitational.

Hands, Hearth and Home

Sept 30 - Nov 26

Womble Carlyle Gallery

Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

Winston-Salem, NC


Hands, Hearth and Home addresses the comforts of home and the autumn season.  It is an invitational exhibit featuring artwork exclusively created by members of Piedmont Craftsmen.  Included will be one of Libby and Jim Mijanovich’s fiber wall pieces.