Filaments- Weavers Guild of Oregon Traveling Exhibition




Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in partnership with Threadbender’s Weaving Guild of Eastern Oregon welcome for a two-month showing “Filaments” a Weaver’s Guild of Oregon Traveling Exhibition.  “Filaments” will open on First Friday June 2, 2023, at 5:30 PM with an Artist Talk by Lisa Bushman of the Threadbender’s Weaving Guild.  Crossroads will have a second First Friday opening for this show on July 7, 2023, and the show closes on Friday July 21, 2023.   

The “Filaments” Show is sponsored by Threadbender’s Weaving Guild of Eastern Oregon “Threadbenders Weaving Guild is proud to help sponsor this rare grouping of amazing weavings to educate the community in Eastern Oregon and inspire more people to seek out and learn the lost art of weaving. “ Lisa Bushman, Threadbender’s.

The exhibit has been juried by Associate Professor Emerita in the Department of Art, University of Oregon, and internationally renowned fiber artist, Barbara Setsu Pickett.  The Best of Show winner for this show is Baker City’s own Cynthia Newman with her textile piece “Five Stories Up.”  The “Filaments” traveling show features juried fiber arts entries, representing the work of more than 700 members of WeGo, a nonprofit statewide organization of weaving, spinning and related fiber craft guilds.  WeGo, formed in 1982, sponsors this traveling exhibit every three to five years.

Images of a Few Selected Pieces from this show!