August 24 – September 4, 2017 • Minnesota State Fairgrounds • Selections from A Common Thread 2017

Join us in the Creative Activities Building to see an amazing array of pieces from this year’s Textile Center member exhibition.

Participating Artists in Textile Center’s Creative Activities Exhibition

  • Katie DeCosse
  • Julie Hassler
  • Erin Lavelle (pictured left)
  • Susan Leschke
  • Layl McDill
  • Mimie Pollard (pictured right)
  • Mayumi Takahashi
  • Marsha Wiest-Hines

Ongoing demonstrations from representatives of many of Textile Center’s affiliated guilds will also be featured in the building.

And don’t forget to stop by the Fine Arts building as well to view the spectacular fiber artists chosen for this State Fair’s exhibition, and to see the winner of Textile Center’s Award for Excellence and Innovation: Deborah McCleary Foutch, Charging the Aquifer (below). Also in Fine Arts, check out STUDIO HERE – 12 Artists, 12 Hours, 12 Days at the State Fair, a “special exhibition” that spotlights one practicing Minnesota artist each day working from 9am to 9pm.  Fiber artist and Jerome Fellow Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker will be participating on Friday, August 25.