The Village Theater

Posted on: December 5, 2017

Canton’s Village Theater To Exhibit Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild's Juried Works

Fall by Mary Valerie Richter

 The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is pleased to exhibit the collected works of the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild in the Gallery@VT now through January 1, 2018.

The Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild is comprised of a group of artists who champion the enjoyment of fiber arts through information and demonstration. Works on display include a wide variety of fiber art, such as: Basketry, Beading, Bead Embroidery, Bead Weaving, Kumihimo, Crochet, Doll Making, Dyeing and Painting, Embroidery, Felting, Garment Design and Construction, Handmade paper and Book Art, Knitting, Knotting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, and Surface Design. These one-of-a-kind textile creations contain unique color, pattern and textural details and can provide warmth and texture to enhance any environment as they take you on a textile journey that may be powerful or subtle, as well as lyrical and dramatic.

Exhibit Artists, include:  Jill Ault, Nancy Cross, Carol Fleischer, Anne Flora, Linda Girard, Bonnie Kay, Sandra Kunkle, Anne MacKinnon, Michele Montour, Madeline Navarro, Tammy Renner, Mary Valerie Richter, Barbara Schutzgruber, Pat Thompson, Karen Turkes, Elizabeth Walther, Helen Welford, and Kathy Zazuwa.

Originally founded in 1956 as a club for weavers, the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild (AAFG) provides opportunities for fiber artists to meet and exchange ideas, and to learn about fiber art through lectures and workshops.  This group also participates in the Ann Arbor State Street Area Art Fair. For additional information about the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild, please visit www.annarborfiberarts.org.

This current art exhibit at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is free and open to the public: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; during public performances at the theater; and by appointment by calling 734/394-5300.  The Gallery is closed on holidays.

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road, is a regional center for the arts that offers the magic of live theatre, soul-stirring music, the thrill of the dance, and the enjoyment of fine art exhibitions and events, in addition to providing a home for several cultural organizations and community groups.  For more information about this latest exhibition, please call 734/394-5300 or visit www.cantonvillagetheater.org. 


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