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

To see information about other exhibits and projects our members are involved with, click on the "Member News" tab below.

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Heat Wave Opens December 15 at Coos Art Museum

Where the City Meets the High Desert
c 2017 Elizabeth Bamberger

Heat Wave will be opening in December 15, 2017 at the Vaughn Gallery located in
the Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, Oregon. The reception is on Friday,
December 15, 2017, 5 to 7 pm.

Off the Richter Scale
c 2017 Susan Circone

As an added bonus, the HFD exhibit, “It’s Not Easy being Green,” will be making its
final appearance in conjunction with Heat Wave’s debut!
If you’d like help coordinating carpools to the opening reception, please contact
Noelle Evans at hfdheatwave@gmail.com.

Noelle Evans
Heat Wave Committee Chair

"It's Not Easy Being Green" Show Sales Exceeded Expectations!

Over the course of the "It's Not Easy Being Green" exhibit, 4 pieces of our exhibit's fiber art sold. The two most recent sales include Sara Miller's piece "Keep on Greenin' On" to an individual who originally saw her piece in La Conner, Washington, and Linda Reichenbach's "Good Vibrations" from the Latimer venue. The two earlier sales from previous locations include Terry Grant's "Basilica of Quito" and Pam Pilcher's "Envious Edgar".

Our committee, on behalf of High Fiber Diet, heartily congratulates these 4 artists and all participating "Green" exhibit artists for a fabulous run. We look forward to sharing the gallery at Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon, with the "Heat Wave" show for one last viewing from December 15, 2017 to February 11, 2018.

Jill Hoddick, Green Committee Chair

Carol Heist Quilt Added to Brazil Permanent Collection

Congratulations to Carol Heist. Her quilt, Tempus Fugit, was purchased for the permanent collection of Contemporaneo Patchwork Design in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tempus Fugit, detail
Carol Heist

Tempus Fugit
Carol Heist

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