Collage of Quilts
Fiber Optix formerly “Contemporary Concepts” An Artists' Group
Fiber Optix Member News
Barb Nepom
Cher Cartwright
Ellin Larimer
Janet Kurjan
Janet Steadman
Liz Axford
Lorraine Edmond
Louise Harris
Marcia Derse
Melisse Laing
Nancy Cordry
Pat Hedwall
Sandy Altenberg
Teri Bever

  • Don't miss the first group exhibition of Fiber Optix members in 5 years. Our show, Against the Wall, is being held at the Penn Cove Pottery Gallery from June 19 until September 4, 2017. The gallery, located at 26184 State Route 20, Coupeville, WA, is open this summer Monday through Sat 10-5:00.  For further information about the gallery and the Against the Wall exhibit, or for hours of gallery opening after August 27, you can contact the gallery at 360-678-6464 or visit their website.

  • Melisse Laing is among an impressive list of exhibitors whose work has been selected to be in The State of WA(ter). This exhibit by the Studio Art Quilts Association, Northwest is on from August 2 to October 29, 2017 at the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum (formerly the La Conner Quilt Museum) at 703 South Second Street, La Conner, WA. Check the museum's website for further information.

  • Congratulations to Barb Nepom who has been juried into Form, Not Function which is an annual, juried exhibition of contemporary art quilts held at the Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany, Indiana. The exhibition runs from July 21 – September 16, 2017. Since it's founding in 2004, the show has become one of the premiere exhibitions of contemporary art quilts in the nation. Further information can be found at the Carnegie website.

  • WE ARE SO PROUD. Five of our members, Barb Nepom, Sandy Altenberg, Nancy Cordry, Janet Steadman, and Liz Axford, have all had pieces selected for the upcoming Quilt National 2017. The exhibit runs from May 28, 2017 through September 4, 2017 at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, OH. More information is available at the the Dairy Barn website.

  • Our members, Ellin Larimer, Louise Harris and Liz Axford, all had work selected by Nancy Crow, curator, to be part of Color Improvisations 2. This prestigious European show includes 50 very large quilts representing artists from the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Scotland, and Canada. Opening last year in Germany, it is continuing its international schedule of exhitions with a further showing in Germany, April 9-August 13, 2017, at the Max Berk Textile Museum in Heidelberg. Information about the exhibition, its current and future venues can be found on the Color Improvisations 2 website.