October 22, 2011, Saturday
1pm – 4:30pm
A unique opportunity for a conversation about art and art collecting with internationally renowned art educators and collectors.
Chere Mah studied art and design at University of California, Berkeley, under the direction of noted fiber artist Ed Rossbach, which led to her pivotal role at Fiberworks in Berkeley. She has had a solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and her unique collection of Chinese costume has been exhibited at University of California, Davis, and was featured in the film The Joy Luck Club.
Jo Ann C. Stabb is Senior Lecturer Emerita from University of California, Davis, where she taught textile and clothing design for 34 years. She exhibits her wearable art internationally and has curated exhibitions in both the United States and England. She is widely published in leading craft and design journals, and recently completed her term as President of the Costume Society of America-Western Region.
Deborah Valoma is Associate Professor of textiles at California College of the Arts, where she researches the cultural history of textiles as a global aesthetic practice. Also an artist, Deborah explores the material, conceptual, and poetic nuances of the medium through a hybrid practice incorporating digital weaving technologies, hand processes, and installation.
Museum Members $40, Non-members $50
Attendees at the symposium are invited to attend the VIP preview reception.
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