This is a list of upcoming talks, exhibits, show openings and book signings on Salley Mavor’s schedule. The Pocketful of Posies Traveling Exhibit is listed on its own page.
2018 EVENT SCHEDULE
The Nature of a Stitch
Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
August 28 – December 7th, 2018
The exhibit will feature the work of 40 quilt and fiber artists, including Salley Mavor’s 3-dimensional embroidered piece, Birds of Beebe Woods.
Liberty and Justice: New Artwork by Salley Mavor
Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA – September 9 – October 31, 2018
Artist Reception: Sunday, September 9, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The exhibit will include new work of a topical nature that address cultural and political forces in the world. The pieces, all rendered by hand in needle and thread, explore the irony and tragedy, as well as the beauty of the human struggle. On display will be framed bas-relief embroidery, photographs of doll-house sized politically satirical scenarios, 3-dimensional props and characters, and the stop-motion animated film, Liberty and Justice: A Cautionary Tale in the Land of the Free.
TWISTED, TWINED, AND WOVEN: Contemporary Fiber Art
Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA
November 2 – December 22, 2018
Opening Reception, Friday, November 2, 4:30-6:00pm
Local fiber and textile artists find unexpected new ways to work with traditional materials on the theme of interconnections and things we have in common across cultures. The exhibit will include 4 of Salley Mavor’s bas-relief embroidered pieces.