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.

        Downtown

        • 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.

        Uptown:

        • 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/Oxford/Hamilton

        • 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.

        Indiana

        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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