Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild

 

Exhibitions



 

CHG photoThe Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild sponsors an exhibition every year.  In odd-numbered years, CHG hosts the Chattahoochee Biennial of Textiles, a regional exhibit open to fiber artist in the southeastern United States.  In even-numbered years, CHG holds an exhibition which is open only to CHG members.

The Margaret Mott Award is presented at CHG’s Members' Show to a Guild member whose work has never been exhibited in a juried show, and whose entry is handwoven and entirely executed by the recipient.  This award has been presented at every Member’s Show since 1992.  Visit Members Only to view the list of past Margaret Mott Award winners.


Member Show
FOCUS ON FIBER
MEMBERS’ SHOW 2016
June 3 – 29, 2016
Held at the art gallery of
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
1911 Cliff Valley Way NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

2016 is the year for the Members’ Show. Attendees of the Member s’ Show will be able to vote for their favorite pieces in multiple categories.

Functional: Bedding, table linens, towels, rugs, baskets, upholstery pillo ws, curtains, etc.
Decorative: Tapestry, wall hangings, fr amed art, sculpture, etc.
Wearables: Jackets, coats, vests, dresses, skirts, blouses, pants, childre n’s clothing, ruanas, etc.
Accessories: Scarves, shawls, hats, purses, belts, jewelry, etc.
Best of More: Items produced in weave structur e using 5 or more harnesses

In addition, the Margaret Mott Award is presented at CHG’s Memb ers' Show to a Guild member whose work has never been exhibited in a juried show, and whose entry is h andwoven and entirely executed by the recipient. This award has been presented at every Members’ Sho w since 1992.

Qualifications for the Margaret Mott Award:

The entrant must be a current CHG member;
Has never exhibited in a juried show;
Has never won an award at a CHG Members’ Show;
Entry must be handwoven and executed entirely by the entrant.

This show is open to all current members of Chattahoochee Handw eavers Guild.

Up to three (3) pieces may be entered for a fee of $25.00.

All pieces must have been completed by the submitting artist wi thin the last two (2) years and never have been exhibited in a guild show or juried show in Georgia.

Artwork will be collected at the March and April meetings or by special arrangement. No later than April 30. Please click here for Entry Form. For more information email CHG.Members.Show@gmail.com.


2015 Chattahoochee Biennial of Textiles 60th Anniversary Juried Exhibit
Velocity of Textiles

Congratulations to the following Award winners:

Best of Show:

My Mothers Hair
Karen Searle
Photography by Peter Lee
Forum Quilt (Ticking I)
 

Second Place:

Receptor
Cathryn Amidei
Photography by artist
Indigo 5/9
 

Third Place:

So What
Lialia Kuchma
Photography by artist
143 Walnuts
 

Honourable Mention:

Changes (What is Time?)
Andrea Donnelly
Photography by David.Hale
Quilt Fall
 

Honourable Mention:

Aging to Invisibility
Judith Krone
Photography by Bob Krone.
Butterflies
 


2014 Members Showcase
A Woven Journey

Congratulations to the following A Woven Journey artists:
  • Functional - Cindy Fox, Skittle Stripes
  • Decorative - Ann Doherty, Night and Day
  • Wearable - Dianne Totten, Get My Angle
  • Accessories - Judith Krone, Silent Scrim
  • Best of More - Christine Stanton, Water's Edge
  • Margaret Mott Award - Helen Johnson, Blue Notes
  • Complex Weavers Award - Dianne Totten, Transitions
  • HGA Award - Nancy Dugger, Stopping by Woods
 

2013 Members Showcase
In The Mind's Eye

CONGRATULATIONS to the following In the Mind's Eye artists:

Best of Show:

Forum Quilt (Ticking I)
Rachel Meginnes
Photo by Rachel Meginnes
Forum Quilt (Ticking I)
 

Second Place:

Indigo 5/9
Lynn Pollard
Photo by Drew Stauss
Indigo 5/9
 

Third Place:

143 Walnuts
Robin Johnston
Photo by Robin Johnston
143 Walnuts
 

HGA Award:

Quilt Fall
Tommye McClure Scanlin
Photo by Trevor Morris
Quilt Fall
 

SDA Award of Excellence:

Butterflies
Judith Powell Krone and Dianna Ballard
Photo by Drew Stauss
Butterflies
 

Complex Weavers Award:

Bark
Jennifer Moss
Photo by Jennifer Moss
Bark
 


2012 Members Showcase

CONGRATULATIONS to the following winners:

  • Functional - Cindy Fox, Skittle Stripes
  • Decorative - Ann Doherty, Night and Day
  • Wearable - Dianne Totten, Get My Angle
  • Accessories - Judith Krone, Silent Scrim
  • Best of More - Christine Stanton, Water's Edge
  • Margaret Mott Award - Helen Johnson, Blue Notes
  • Complex Weavers Award - Dianne Totten, Transitions
  • HGA Award - Nancy Dugger, Stopping by Woods

 

 

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