- Fiber Options @ MFA, Annapolis, MD -

Dani Schafer, Lyrae, crocheted reclaimed cotton and acrylic fabric ♦ Atsuko Chirikjian, A Circle Within -
White, stretched canvas, wire, thread, cheesecloth ♦ Quinn Palmer, It's Heavy, repurposed sweaters,
fabric, yarn, wire, batting, papier mâche

Fiber Options: Material Explorations
July 18 - August 10, 2014
Opening Reception: Sunday, July 27th from 3-5 pm. Awards presented at 4 pm.
Exhibition Location & Reception Location : Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
Gallery Hours: Monday - Sunday, 11-5pm 
MFA Presents: It's third biennial open-juried fine art competition for artists working with fiber.
Juror: Aaron McInotsh, Maryland Institute College of Art. 
Exhibition Chair:  Kass McGowen.
MFA invites you to expereince this stunning exhibition, meet the artists and juror during our special
opening reception.

Congratulations to our Award Winners: 
Best in Show: Quinn Palmer, It's Heavy
Award of Distinction: Gracelee Lawrence, Capella
Merit Award: Liz Ensz, Tire Stack Herringbone
Merit Award: Claire Girodie, Speciman
Merit Award: Colleen Toutant, Map of Social Net
Honorable Mention-Strongest Body of Work: Susan Moss, Blue Notch Road, The Way Home #2
Honorable Mention: Atsuko Chirikjian, A Circle within Blue, A Circle within White
Honorable Mention: Leigh Suggs, You/Me Him/Her Her/ Us Him/Me Us/You
Honorable Mention: Amber Anderson, White Picket Fence
Honorable Mention: April Camlin, Portrait

Artists Include:
Kass A. Mc Gowan, Lorraine Glessner, Emily A Dvorin, Eileen Williams, Mary Ruth Smith, Gracelee Lawrence, Joh Ricci, Atsuko Chirikjian, Leisa Rich, Rebecca Mushtare, Patricia Kennedy-Zafred, Lady Saphire, Marie-Laure Ilie, Claire Girodie, Jennifer Boldt, Leigh Courtney Suggs, Kate Hooray Osmond, Quinn McGill Palmer, Amber Eve Anderson, Kathryn Shinko, Andree B Carter, Colleen Toutant Merrill, Nancy Bardach, Susan Moss, Robert John Mertens, Carole Lynn Loeffler, Tracy Lynn Barwick, Herb Rieth, Liz Ensz, Christine Elizabeth Salas, Georgia Kennedy, Amy Marie Long, April Camlin, Heather Macali, Nathan Emanuel, Jess Jones, Dani Schafer, Julia Ruth Feldman.