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In the Grand Scheme:
California Fibers at Convergence

June 5 - July 1, 2006


Valentyna Royenko, The Ancient Beginning of a New World

The Center Art Gallery at Calvin College is pleased to present "In the Grand Scheme: California Fibers at Convergence," from June 5 - July 1. The exhibition is held in conjunction with the biennial, international fiber conference "Convergence 2006" in Grand Rapids. It includes a wide variety of two and three-dimensional fiber work by 16 artists from the California Fibers organization. Their work ranges from vibrant hand-stitched quilts, to intricate baskets, exceptional clothing, unique assemblages and much more.

Artists from California Fibers submitted up to three entries, which were juried by Calvin College Assistant Professor of Art Education, Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk and Director of Exhibitions, Joel Zwart. The artists represented in this exhibition are: Anne Abendroth, Charlotte Bird, Cameron Taylor-Brown, Carrie Burkle, Cathey Byrd, Jacy Diggins, Doshi, Christie Dunning, Gail Fraser, Polly Jacobs Giacchina, Susan Hart Henegar, Carol Lang, Bob Leathers, Michael Rohde, Valya, and Peggy Wiedemann.

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Gail Fraser, Peach Fuzz


Polly Jacobs Giacchina, Focus


Doshi, Tango for Two


Gail Fraser, Brambly


Anne Abendroth, Evening Sky 1


Peggy Wiedemann, Plentiful

Convergence "Gallery Crawl" and Reception - Friday, June 30 from 5-9pm

Convergence - Monday, June 26 - Saturday, July 1
-at the DeVos Convention Center