Felted Books Pilot workshop at Columbia College Chicago

Eight Interarts Grad students participated in the test pilot workshop Melissa Potter and I ran, in preparation of our upcoming project Crafting Women’s Stories: Lives in Georgian Felt. This project is being supported by a Soros Arts and Culture Grant. Traveling to the Republic of Georgia, along with our colleague Clifton Meador in December, we will be running workshops with various women’s groups in Tblisi, as well as the Kakheti and Tusheti regions. We are partnering with The Women’s Fund of Georgia

Pilot Felt Workshop at Columbia College Chicago from Melissa Potter on Vimeo.

Baby (not) On Board: The Final Prejudice? is included in Feminism and The Artist’s Book At Central Booking

Selections from Baby (not) On Board: The Final Prejudice? will be included in Central Booking’s exhibit Feminism and the Artist’s Book, at 262 Court Street, in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY 11231. The show will be open Saturdays and Sundays, Oct.19 to Dec. 30, with an opening reception Friday, Oct. 19, 6-8 pm. Gallery hours are noon-6 pm, or by appointment; phone: 347-731-6559. I am planning on being at the opening, so if you are in the area, please stop by! The show is being curated by Maddy Rosenberg to run in conjunction with Materializing ‘Six Years’: Lucy Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art, at The Brooklyn Museum.

Blessed Are The Artists: Spirituality and Religion in Contemporary Art

I am pleased to have work included in Blessed Art The Artists: Spirituality and Religion in Contemporary Art, at Visceglia Gallery, Caldewell College, in New Jersey. The show was curated by Yulia Tikanova. There is an opening reception on Thursday October 11, from 5-7 pm. If you are in the area, I hope you will stop by!


Crafting Women’s Stories: Lives in Georgian Felt Funded by Soros Arts & Culture grant program!

I am pleased to announce the Soros Arts & Culture grant program awarded Clifton Meador, Melissa Potter and Miriam Schaer a grant for our project: Crafting Women’s Stories: Lives in Georgian Felt.

Please check back: I will be posting more about this as the project progresses. We are planning on being in the Republic of Georgia from Mid-December 2012 to the end of January 2013.

Underneath It All:Desire, Power, Memory and Lingerie Opens Tonight!

I am pleased to have work included in Underneath It All:Desire, Power, Memory and Lingerie, curated by Diane Bronstein at the Joan Mondale Gallery in The Textile Center in Minneapolis, MN

The opening reception is tonight, Friday, July 20 from 7-9 pm, The exhibition runs from July 20-August 25.

The Textile Center, 3000 University Avenue, SE

Minneapolis, MN 55414

Miriam Schaer included in 40 Years of Women Artist’s Exhibition

I am so pleased to announce my work is included in the first virtual exhibit, 40 Years of Women Artists at Douglass Library! You can access the virtual exhibit via the exhibition website . The exhibition series celebrates the longest, continuously running exhibition that showcases women artists in the United States.

Baby (Not) On Board featured in Why No Kids?.com

A thoughtful and provoking review of Baby (Not) on Board, by Virtual Davis is now up on Why No Kids?

Please leave your thoughts and contribute to the conversation!

No. 8 in the series Baby (Not) on Board: selfish, neurotic, uptight, childish, unfeminine, materialistic, deviant, irresponsible, immature, unfulfilled