MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts is pleased to host Studio Art Quilt Associates’ (SAQA) newest fiber art show: Masters 2. The traveling exhibit will be on view at the Funk Center, May 18-Aug. 24.
The artworks featured in Masters 2
encompass a broad range of fiber art techniques and styles, from
realistic to abstract. The 37 quilt artists in the exhibition have
proved themselves masters of this exciting art form and hail from all
over the globe. The subject matter varies from a study of Miles Davis
intent on blowing his horn to an homage to New York City’s wrought iron
Masters, the predecessor exhibition of Masters 2, traveled around the United States and received rave reviews. “Masters 2
is sure to provide a provocative and stimulating museum experience for
both art and quilt lovers alike,” said Carla Funk, Florida Tech director
of University Museums.
Martha Sielman, executive director of
Studio Art Quilt Associates, will give a free gallery talk on opening
day, Saturday, May 18 at 1 p.m.
Regular hours for the Funk
Center are Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, from
noon to 4 p.m. The Center is located on the Florida Tech campus in
Melbourne at 150 W. University Blvd. Admission is free. For more
information, visit http://textiles.fit.edu, or call (321) 674-8313.
Desert Study, Maryline Collioud-Robert (Boundry, Switzerland), 2002. 53” x 42”. Photo by artist.