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Needle & Thread
Oct 28 through Dec 30, 2017
Hooker Garrett Gallery

Needle & Thread features work by quilt artist Linda Fiedler and assemblage artist Page Turner.

Fielder is an award-winning quilt maker from Meadows of Dan, Virginia. Her quilts have won national and international awards and her quilted clothing has appeared in such prestigious shows as the Fairfield Fashion Show and the Hobb’s Fashion Show in Paducah, Kentucky. Fiedler's quilts also hang in private and corporate collections throughout the country.

Turner is an assemblage artist who collects items of deep personal meaning and painstakingly creates delicate objects that honor the feminine.

Related Events
Members-Only Reception
Friday, October 27, 2017 • 5:30 – 7:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

Through the Years: The Quilts of Linda Fiedler
On display October 28 – December 30, 2017

Page Turner: A Stitch in Time Saves Nine
On display October 28 – December 30, 2017

Tom Teasley: Sounds You Can See
On display October 28 – December 30, 2017

Studio Group of Rockingham County
On display October 28 – December 30, 2017

Bus Trip to Georgia O'Keefe Exhibit
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 • 10 am – 6:15 pm • Reynolda House

Art @ Happy Hour
Thursday, December 14, 2017 • 5 – 7 pm • Piedmont Arts


Scott Eagle: Psychodrama
Jan 13 through Mar 3, 2018
Hooker Garrett Gallery

Scott Eagle serves as the Assistant Director of the School of Art and Design, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. His paintings and illustrations have been exhibited and reproduced internationally. Publications featuring his work include The Oxford American, The New York Times, Wired Magazine, Juxtapoz, and numerous books. Scott was selected by Creative Quarterly Magazine as one of their top 100 creatives for 2013. He works in a wide variety of mediums including digital and is especially interested in the idea of the creative act as thinking through making.

Related Events
Members-Only Reception
Friday, January 12, 2018 • 5:30 – 7:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

Gerry Bannan: Vita Brevis
On display January 13 – March 3, 2018

Art @ Happy Hour
Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 5 – 7 pm • Piedmont Arts


Javier Tapia: Acuarelas en Gran Formato
Mar 17 through Apr 28, 2018
Hooker Garrett Gallery

The path of this Peruvian born artist Javier Tapia, who became a painter after pursuing studies in Industrial Engineering and Communications at the University of Lima during the 1970s, has been significant in the United States. He studied Fine Arts (Painting) in the art program of Santa Monica College in Los Angeles, California. He earned his Bachelors and Master’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with highest honors. He has been awarded several grants and scholarships; has participated in numerous International and National exhibitions. His work belongs in the collections of The National Museum of Peru, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, The Museum Pedro de Osma in Lima, Peru. His work is represented by Reynolds Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. He is currently an Associate Professor of painting and drawing in the Department of Painting and Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he has been teaching for the past 19 years.

Related Events
Members-Only Reception
Friday, March 16, 2018 • 5:30 – 7:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

Art 180: Imagining a World Where No Youth are Locked Up
On display March 17 – April 28, 2018

Donna Koger
On display March 17 – April 28, 2018

Art @ Happy Hour
Thursday, April 26, 2018 • 5 – 7 pm • Piedmont Arts


Expressions 2018
May 19 through Jul 20, 2018
Hooker Garrett Gallery

Offering an eclectic mix of styles and media, Expressions is an open-entry judged art exhibit featuring work by more than 130 local and regional artists.

Related Events
Artwork Entry
Saturday, May 5, 2018 • 10 am – 2 pm • Piedmont Arts

Members-Only Reception + Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 18, 2018 • 6 – 8 pm • Piedmont Arts

Art @ Happy Hour
Thursday, July 19, 2018 • 5 – 7 pm • Piedmont Arts