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SCG ART Program Events

Blue Line Arts offers the following activities as a special opportunity for our community to meet with Ana Lisa and learn about her craft first hand.

3rd Saturday Art Walk Reception: SCG Artist in Residence Ana Lisa Hedstrom

Sat, October 19 / 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Invite your friends and family to come join us at Blue Line Arts for a wonderful reception featuring our current exhibits listed below!  The artists behind the exhibits will be presenting during the Artist Lectures starting at 4:00 pm and will be strolling the gallery throughout the night.  Explore your own creativity: we will have…

SCG ART Workshop: Natural Dyes & Shibori

Fri, October 25 / 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Led by this year’s SCG Artist in Residence, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, this workshop will introduce the best practices for the use of natural dyes as well as basic applications to dye both fabrics and wool yarns.  We will start with the classic dyes of madder and cochineal for reds, pomegranate for yellow, and indigo for…

OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Schedule a time to see Ana Lisa Hedstrom working on her natural dyes and shibori techniques in the Education Gallery:

Tuesday, October 15 | 12-2 p.m.

Friday, October 18 | 12-2 p.m.

Monday, October 21 | 12-2 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22 | 12-2 p.m.

Meet Ana Lisa Hedstrom 2019 SCG Resident & Teaching Artist

Hosted by Blue Line Arts, Hedstrom will share her artistic vision this October through demonstrations, lectures, and hands on learning during two scheduled workshops.

Ana Lisa is known for her signature textiles based on contemporary adaptations of shibori. Her textiles are included in the collections of major museums including the Cooper Hewitt, the Museum of Art and Design, and the De Young Museum. Her work has been exhibited and published internationally. She has taught and lectured at numerous international Shibori conferences and schools. Her awards include two NEA grants and she is a fellow of the American Craft Council.

I have  been dyeing fabric for over 40 years, developing adaptations of Japanese shibori for art textiles and wearable art.  Most recently my passion is working with indigo dyed folded paper.  This has resulted in two installations:  Folded & Flat, Revealing the Geometry of Paper Airplanes, and Origami Folds: Patterning Paper Yukata.

I still find inspiration in the Japanese tradition, but love to experiment with new variations.  Just changing the substrate will push me in a new direction.

Working with thick or thin fabrics, protein or cellulose is like a conversation between different dyes and patterns.

For more of Ana Lisa Hedstrom's current work please visit her website.

ANA LISA HEDSTROM

EDUCATION:  Mills College, Oakland, CA.  BA in Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:  San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 2017;Fiberscene.com on line exhibit 2009,Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, Ca., 2008;   Leedy Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, SDA Conference, 2005;   University of North Texas, 2005;  Robert Hillstad Gallery, University of Nebraska, 2004;   Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 2004;  Musee Marsil, Montreal, Canada, 2001;  Galerie Smend,  Cologne, Germany, 1999

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: SHIBORI: FUSION AND DIFFUSION,  2018, Tama Art University, Tokyo;  ART TEXTIL, Musee. Sursilvan,, Switzerland,  2018;  THE BOX PROJECT: THE COTSEN COLLECTION, The Textile Museum, Washington DC, 2018, The Fowler Museum, L.A. 2016  BREAKOUT: QUILT VISIONS 2016, Visions Art Museum, San Diego; FOCUS: FIBER 2016, Kent State University Museum; QUILT NATIONAL 2015, Athens Ohio; MATERIALS HARD AND SOFT, Denton Texas, 2014-1015;  RESIST DYE ON THE SILK ROAD: CONTEMPORARY ART,  China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou, China , 2014;  MNEMONIKOS, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-2014; TO DYE FOR,  De Young Museum , 2010 FIBERART INTERNATIONAL, 2010: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pa.;STRUCTURE SURFACE EXPRESSION:  QUILT DIRECTIONS TODAY:  Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 2008.    ART WEAR:  FASHION AND ANTI-FASHION: Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 2005.   QUILT NATIONAL, Ohio, 2005 and 2003; GENERATIONS/TRANSFORMATION:  AMERICAN FIBER ART, American Textile History Museum, Lowell, Ma. 2003;   IRONIC TO ICONIC, Oakland Museum, Oakland, Ca. 2003;   FIBERART INTERNATIONAL,  Pittsburgh, Pa. 2001;   ART, IMAGE AND IDENTITY,  Los Angeles County Museum, L.A. Ca. 2001;   SHIBORI, S.F. Craft and Folk Art Museum, 2001

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: CRAFT IN AMERICA,  Jo Lauria, CONTEMPORARY QUILT ART, Kate Lenkowsky;   SILK, Mary Schoeser;   ART WEAR;  FASHION AND ANTI FASHION,  Melissa Leventon;    MEMORY ON CLOTH: SHIBORI NOW, Yoshiko Wada;    SHIBORI,  Wada, Rice and  Barton; FIBERARTS BOOK OF WEARABLE ART; Katherine Aimone;    THE BOOK OF SILK, Phillipa Scott;    THE KIMONO INSPIRATION, Wada, Dale & Corwin

SELECTED AWARDS:

  • Emeryville City Purchase Award, 2008;
  • American Craft Council Fellow, 2003;
  • National Endowment of the Arts Craftsman Grants, 1988, 1982
  • Ideacomo Award; Third International Textile Competition, Tokyo, 1988

SELECTED TEACHING: 

  • Instructor, S.F. State University, 2002-2006
  • Instructor, CCA,  2005-1996
  • Instructor; University of Minnesota Summer Program, 1994-2008
  • Workshop Instructor and Lecturer; conferences in Australia, Chile, England, Japan, India, Canada, and the US.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS and PUBLIC ART:

  • Bus Shelter Art in Public Spaces Project,  2019
  • Emeryville Ca.,  US Embassy,  Brunei
  • Emeryville City Hall Purchase Award
  • The Museum of Art and Design, N. Y.
  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • The Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Museum, N.Y.
  • The De Young Museum, S.F.,Ca.
  • The Oakland Museum, Oakland Ca.
  • The Racine Museum, Racine, Wisconsin,
  • Takeda Kahei Shoten, Arimatsu, Japan
  • Aiichi Shibori Archive, Nagoya, Japan
  • Lloyd Cotsen Collection , Los Angeles, Ca.
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The Artist in Residence & Teaching (ART) Program

The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program is a lasting gift to the many artists, arts educators and students, and arts enthusiasts we are fortunate to have in our community. The program represents a significant part of Susan’s lasting legacy–as a beloved local artist and environmental advocate.

The ART program works to develop and enhance the visual arts through short-term residencies and workshops taught by nationally-established and highly reputable artists who create in a range of media. Past visiting artists include: Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, Michelle Ross, Richard Notkin, Katherine Ace, Laura Ross Paul, Tip Toland, Sergei Isupov and Phoebe Toland.

To learn more about Susan Cooley-Gilliom and this lasting gift to the community, visit The Placer Community Foundation.

Art Stipend Scholarships available for High School Students and Local Artists thanks to the Placer Community Foundation.  

Applications due by Wednesday, September 25th, 2019:

Art Stipend Opportunity - for High School Students

The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program Fund at the Placer Community Foundation provides financial support to local high school art students for the purpose of participating in an in-depth workshop taught by a visiting, nationally-known artist. Workshops are held in Placer County and will focus on media specific to each visiting artist. 

In October 2019 the ART program’s visiting artist is textile artist Ana Lisa Hedstrom. Hosted by Blue Line Arts, Ms. Hedstrom is holding 2-day workshops in Roseville, CA. Stipends to attend a workshop free of charge will be awarded to artists in Placer County for the following:

Workshop Session II, All Skill Levels, October 25, 26, 2019

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Fill out the Application Form 

Art Stipend Opportunity - for Local Artists

The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program fund at Placer Community Foundation provides financial support to local artists for the purpose of participating in in-depth workshops taught by a visiting, nationally-known artist. Workshops are held in Placer County and will focus on media specific to each visiting artist.

In October 2019 the ART program’s visiting artist is textile artist Ana Lisa Hedstrom. Hosted by Blue Line Arts, Ms. Hedstrom is holding 2-day workshops in Roseville, CA. Stipends to attend a workshop free of charge will be awarded to artists in Placer County for one of the following:

• Workshop Session I, All Skill Levels, October 16, 17, 2019
Or
• Workshop Session II, All Skill Levels, October 25, 26, 2019

Deadline to submit: Wednesday, September 25th 2019

Fill out the Application Form