The Leelanau Community Cultural Center hosts the eleventh annual Fiber Festival this Friday (October 7th) from 5 to 8 pm for the opening reception and Saturday (October 8th) from 10 am to 5 pm at the Old Art Building in Leland. Artists with original fiber art will exhibit and sell their work in mediums of paper, wearable art, textiles, weaving, art quilts, baskets, knits and yarns. Admission is free.
The featured artist this year is Ann Loveless of Quilts by Ann in Frankfort, Michigan. Ann is a quilt artist that captures the beauty of northern Michigan in her art quilts. Ann’s art quilt “”Trillium” is currently on display at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids as a submission for Art Prize.
Fiber Festival exhibitors are Sarah Bearup-Neal, art quilts; Heather Harris-Brady, felted accessories; Jan Hinds, fiber vessels; Stephen Kostyshyn, basketry; Bonnie Greenwald, art dolls; Cynthia Hilliard, natural yarns and gourd art; Linda Kustra, hand knit wearable’s; Krys Lieffers, hand woven rugs; Krystal Ann Miller, tapestry bags; Chris Roosien, hand painted yarn; Becky Ross and Julie Funk, felted and recycled wool items; Carol Salerno, hand woven scarves; Holly Sorenson, hand woven wall pieces; Christie Trout, coiled pine needle baskets and Barbara Waddell, mixed media fiber.
For more information on the Fiber Festival please visit www.oldartbuilding.com or call 256-2131.