“My Town” by Piroska Toth.  Photo Credit: Contributed

“Not Your Grandmother’s Quilt" ... Makers Alley To Present Its First Fiber Arts Exhibition “Textile Expressions” Opening February 25 – March 12 at New Art & Design Center in Milford, N.J.


(MILFORD, NJ) – MAKERS ALLEY – The member-based, art and design collective, Makers Alley, will presents its first exhibit of fiber art and textiles entitled “Textile Expressions – an Explanation of Fiber Arts.” Curated by fiber artist, wearable art maker, and Makers Alley member Mary Schwarzenberger, this contemporary exhibition featuring over 20 artists at work in the Delaware River Valley, will be open to the public on Saturday and Sundays February 25-March 12, from 11 am -6 pm.

“Winter 2023” by Jill Lonegran.  Photo Credit: Contributed

“Fiber art includes creations that use fiber and possess aesthetic value. These works communicate a message, emotion, or meaning beyond literal meaning of the materials. Fiber art can include quilting, knitting, and felting. Textiles cover and protect us from the moment we are born up until we die. Life’s most significant events are expressed in many ways with treasured textiles,” explains Mary Schwarzenberger, Curator.


Visitors are welcome to take a tour of the Makers Alley facility and see the artists and artisan spaces and view the current art and sculpture member exhibition.


More can be found at: https://makersalley.org


“Milky White” by Gail Sorkow.  Photo Credit: Contributed

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