ABOUT US

High Fiber Diet is a group of fiber artists committed to advancing their art professionally. HFD actively searches for exhibit venues, and members have the opportunity to submit work for juried group exhibitions. High Fiber Diet members challenge themselves to become more educated about art and design principles and to improve creatively on an individual basis. The group meets 7 times per year (February, April, May, July, August, October, and November) on the third Tuesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Venues may change. Meetings usually include a discussion topic, updates on current and upcoming exhibits, and sharing of members' current work. For more information about the group, check the HFD blog at www.hfd-highfiberdiet.blogspot.com or contact Laura Jaszkowski at joyincloth@gmail.com.


The group is affiliated with Columbia FiberArts Guild of Portland, Oregon
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To see information about other exhibits and projects our members are involved with, click on the "Member News" tab below.

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White Sturgeon Gallery Part 2


Diane Born sent me these photos taken by her husband. This is another view of the gallery. Below, is Mary Arnold and the potter, Richard Roth. You can see the beautiful spread of delicious food that Mary brought for us. Thanks again to Mary, and the gallery curator Maya!!

White Sturgeon Gallery Reception


We had a fairly nice turn out for the opening of the show this afternoon. Many thanks to Mary Arnold for the delicious refreshments.

The Gallery is upstairs, and some of the quilts are hung in the stairwell as an invitation to come up and see more.



My quilts were hung together which delighted me. The curator said she loved how the colors worked together. I do think that the details in the Meander piece stand out more next to the other piece.



She hung all of the cool color quilts together on one wall. I think this worked very well.


Here is a sample of the beautiful pottery that is sharing gallery space with us.


Seeing the pieces in a new environment, makes them seem new again. I really enjoyed the show. If you couldn't make it today, I hope you will get out to see our show in this beautiful building.

Gerrie





Bird's Eye View Opens at the Vancouver White Sturgeon Gallery



The exhibit will be on display at the White Sturgeon Art Gallery at the Water Resources Education Center, 4600 SE Columbia Way in Vancouver, Washington, July 10 through August 28, 2010. The Gallery is open 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday.  Admission is free. The opening reception is Saturday, July 10 from 2 - 4 pm at the Gallery. Shown above is Rock Garden by Mary Arnold (photo by Mark Frey).

Bird's Eye View

Prairie Circles, Gerrie Congdon

Our new exhibit "Bird's Eye View" may be coming to a venue near you!

These are the venues that have been scheduled so far. Keep checking back as new dates are scheduled.

  • Second Story Gallery, Camas, Washington May 7 to 31, 2010.  Reception May 7, 5-7 pm - 625 NE 4th Ave. Camas, WA  Ended - see photos below
     
  • White Sturgeon Gallery Vancouver, WA , July 10 to August 28, 2010
  • Pacific International Quilt Show, Santa Clara, California, October 14 to 17, 2010
  • Stitches in Bloom, Silverton, Oregon at the Oregon Garden, January 28 to 29, 2011
• If you are interested in booking "Bird's Eye View" email Mary Arnold for information.

    Bird's Eye View Opening in Camas

    The Camas Library is a beautiful building, with a nice gallery on its upper floor. It was the perfect size for our show, Bird's Eye View, and we had a very nice opening reception there on Friday evening, May 7.


    Lovely food!

    In the interest of full disclosure, this darling little girl is my granddaughter. You will see her in several of the photos. She had a good time finding the photo of a piece in our book, then identifying it on the wall. It's never too soon to foster art appreciation in children!
     
    You can see the show at the Camas Library gallery through the end of May.

    Line Dance


    “What would happen,” we wondered, “if each of us made a piece that had a common element? A green line, that danced from piece to piece, to suit the vision of each artist,
    yet spoke to the others in the room.” 

    High Fiber Diet's Line Dance exhibit was shown at the Umpqua Community Art Center in Roseburg in April, 2009; at the Oregon Garden in February, 2010 and at the First Unitarian Church, Portland in March, 2010.

    To see the works at a larger size, along with the artists' names, click on the slide show at the right.