The Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine, USA has opened their second exhibition focusing on the traditional techniques used in making rugs. The approach in Beyond Rugs! was to introduce the contemporary direction this craftform is being lead.
Log onto http://www.FarnsworthMuseum.orgclick Beyond Rugs! for details and to view an online catalog. Several TIGHR members are included in the collection.
Liz Alpert Fay, of Conneticut delivered a talk and slide presentation featuring international fiber artists active today who are incorporating the traditonal techniques with uncommon materials and innovative designs. RUGS ARE NOT JUST FOR THE FLOOR.