Sunday, June 18, 2000

   Fiber arts exhibits blanket Tristate

        There are gallery exhibits all over the region related to Convergence 2000 Cincinnati, the national conference of the Handweavers Guild of America.


        • Aronoff Center for the Arts, Weston Gallery: Patrick Dougherty site specific sculpture. Opening 7-10 p.m. Thursday. Through Aug. 31.

        • Arts Consortium at Union Terminal: Stitches by local African American quilters. Through next Sunday. Jubilation: Celebrating African Textile Traditions. Opening 4-6 p.m. July 1. Through Aug. 31.

        • Cincinnati Fire Museum, West Court Street at Plum: Silk tapestries and quilts depicting firefighters of different historical periods. Always on view.

        • Closson's, 401 Race St.: selected members of Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati. Monday-Saturday.

        • Gallery at Wellage & Buxton, 1433 Main St.: Nancy Hoskins and Claire Campbell Park. Opening 6-9 p.m. Friday. Through July 31.

        • Marta Hewitt Gallery, 1209 Main St.: Material World. Opening 7-9 p m. Friday. Through Aug. 5.

        • Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Cincinnati Book Arts exhibition. Through July 2.

        • Schaff Gallery, 17 E. Eighth St.: Enchanted Legends: fiber art tapestries by Natasha Muradova. Through July 1.

        • School for Creative and Performing Arts, 1310 Sycamore St.: Color & Design student exhibition. Through Sept. 1.

        • Linda Schwartz Gallery, 315 W. Fourth St.: Lucky Tomato Pincushion Project. Opening 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Through July 15.

        • Suzanna Terrill Gallery, 1315 Main St.: Linda Fifield, Audrey Moore, Rosalie Neilson. Through June 30. Artist reception 1-9 p.m. June 23.

        • WCET48 Gallery, 1223 Central Pkwy.: Weaving: Southwest and New Mexico Tapestry Artists. Through Aug. 18. Reception 6-8 p.m. Friday.

        • Zahorec/Hughes/Gallery, 323 W. Fourth St.: A Tribute in Memory of Jane Busse: Handwoven Tapestry Rugs plus woven and crocheted works. Opening 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Through next Sunday.


        • Hasselle Gallery, 4046 Hamilton Ave., Northside: Ohio Valley Basketweavers Guild. Through June 30.

        • Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum, 3101 Clifton Ave., Clifton: Jewish Carpets: The Anton Felton Collection. Through Aug. 27. Gallery talks at 2 and 3 p.m. next Sunday.

        • Hillel Jewish Student Center, 2615 Clifton Ave., Clifton: Textiles from the Permanent Collection of Antique Judaica. Tuesday-next Sunday.

        • St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church, 320 Resor Ave., Clifton: Recent works by Julie Amann and Laura Rehkamp. Through June 30.

        • University of Cincinati, Aronoff Center for Design and Art, College of DAAP, Clifton: Fiber Interest Group, Tuesday-June 30; Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Tuesday—July 28. Opening reception 7-10 p.m. Thursday.

        • Warsaw Projects Space, 3116 Warsaw Ave., Brighton: Installations by Joell Angel-Chumbley and Gloria Wachtel. Weekend afternoons through July 9.

        North and East Cincinnati

        • Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum, 3738 Eastern Ave.: Betsy Beagle, Deborah Carlson, Gloria Crouse and Christa Lunsford. Today-next Sunday.

        • Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park: Sleeping Beauty: Tapestry by Maud Rydin March. Opening 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Through Aug. 6.

        • Malton Gallery, 2709 Observatory Ave., Hyde Park: Fiber 2000: New Directions in Fibers. Through June 28.

        • Miller Gallery, 2715 Erie Ave., Hyde Park: Group show. Through June 30.

        • Xavier University Galleries, Cohen Center, 3800 Victory Pkwy.: Nick Cave and Jon B. Wahling. Through July 7. Artists reception 7-10 p.m. Thursday.

        • Heritage Village Museum, Sharon Woods Park: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue. Through July.

        • Woodbourne Gallery, 9885 Montgomery Road: Wearable Art by Anna Carlson, Kim Henson and Beth Nash. Through June 30.

        Loveland/Milford/Clermont County

        • Clermont College (University of Cincinnati), 4200 Clermont College Drive, Batavia: Installations by Gerry Fogarty and Donna Lee Sullivan. Through July 7.

        • Grailville, 932 O'Bannonville Road, Loveland: Grailville Quilters, Art Quilt Alliance of Central Ohio, Miami Valley Art Quilt Network. Through next Sunday.

        • Greater Loveland Historical Society Museum, 201 Riverside Drive, Loveland: Quilts and Apparel: Textiles over Time. Through Aug. 30.

        Northern Kentucky

        • Behringer Crawford Museum, Devou Park, Covington: Tori Kleinert and Gayle Williamson. Through next Sunday.

        • Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington: Small Expressions 2000, Yardage, Lenore Davis Retrospective and group and solo shows. Through July 31. Reception 7-10 p.m. Thursday. • Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Howard Hall, 25 E. 11th St., Covington: Celebrating the Spirit: An Interfaith Exhibition. Through July 8. Reception 7-10 p.m. Thursday.

        • Covington Cathedral Art Gallery, 1140 Madison Ave.: Barbara Miller: A 30-Year Retrospective. Through July 2. Artist reception 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday.

        • Northern Kentucky University, Performing Arts Center, Highland Heights: American Tapestry Alliance Biennial III and Small Tapestries 2000: The Butterfly Effect. Through June 30. Artists reception 7-10 p.m. Thursday.

        • Thomas More College Gallery (located in college library), 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills: Rugs by Linda Feliz and Michael Rohde.


        • Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton: American Coverlets and Harriett Howard Bright. Through Sept. 18.

        • Dayton Visual Arts Center, 40 W. Fourth St., Dayton: For Body and Soul by M. Katherine Uetz. Through Saturday.

        • Rutledge Gallery, 1964 N. Main St., Dayton: Fiber Artists Collective group exhibit. Through July 29.

        • Miami University Art Museum, Patterson Avenue, Oxford: Structure and Design: Woven Textiles by Lia Cook. Through Aug. 6.

        • Miami University Hiestand Hall galleries, Maple Street, Oxford: Ellen Zahorec and Kelly Cahill. Through July 14.

        • Fitton Center for Creative and Performing Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton: Above the Surface: Quilts by Diana Whitmer Francko and Way Beyond 101: Contemporary Baskets. Opening 3 to 5 p.m. today. Through July 23.

        • Metropolitan Arts Center, 126 N. Main St., Dayton: Miami Valley Art Quilt Network and friends. Through June 30.


        Hillforest Museum, 213 Fifth St., Aurora: Quilts of Hillforest: 19th Century Quilts. Through July 9. Summertime teas scheduled 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday. Reservations required. Call (812) 926-0087.

        Central and Eastern Ohio

        • Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Barn Lane, Athens: Bead International. Through Sept. 3.

        • Ohio Art League, 954 N. High St., Columbus: Connecting Threads. Through Saturday.

        Central Kentucky

        • Kentucky Historical Society, Old State Capitol, Frankfort: Coverlets. Wednesday-next Sunday.

        • KGAC, 120 N. Broadway, Berea: Fiber00. Through June.

        • J.B. Speed Art Museum, 2035 Third St., Louisville: Tapestries from the Permanent Collection. Through June.

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