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October Workshop Added!

We just opened up a workshop in October, and for a limited time, you can apply a $50 discount to either September or the October workshop! Register at: restorationcounselingnoco.com/storied-art for September and October sessions.

Here’s a little more about the Reclaimed Remnants workshop … its gonna be great!

Storied Art: Reclaimed Remnants with Sandra Hopkins from Restoration Counseling Center on Vimeo.

Reclaimed Remnants

Register now for my upcoming workshops in September! Limited space available! http://restorationcounselingnoco.com/storied-art/

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Fiber Art Now Acceptance!

WinterCovernoKnockoutboxExcited to have my work accepted to Fiber Art Now’s fall issue, “Wanderlust”!!

Beauty Out of Chaos

CreativeI was honored to write for a thought provoking series, Beauty Out of Chaos and the Sacredness of Art.

The beginning is a desperate act of hope – a cry – a plea, really, that what is broken is not waste. All is at stake. So, I save old sheets, discarded tablecloths, worn thin and cast aside fabrics that once held life. Fibers weave our memories: joy, sorrow, celebration, pain. Our histories are held in fabrics. Have we forgotten their value in our consumption? The roving shorn from sheep, the fiber gathered, cleaned and spun into thread. The threads dyed and woven into cloth, then cut and sewn. The work and rhythm of hands to create something good. What do we value? What do we honor? Read more…

Finished!

Finished! Many hours spent ruminating on water. Loved exploring the movement.
“Confluence Park” (commissioned)

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EcoCreations5 Juried Show

Had a great time at the EcoCreations 5 opening night! My piece, Mountain Goats in July, was accepted to this nationally juried show. Met some wonderful artists and enjoyed the creativity displayed in this show.
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Reporter Herald

I was featured in the Reporter Herald!

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San Gregorio Commission

I loved working on this commission!

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SPUN Quilt Exhibit

“There is always more than once silence.” -Ilya Kaminsky

My piece, “Silence” (24″x36″), was accepted to the SPUN Community Quilt at the Denver Art Museum. The SPUN Adventures in Textiles exhibit is amazing – make sure to see it!

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SPUN at Denver Art Museum

I will be contributing to the SPUN Community Quilt!

“The Denver Art Museum takes a wide-ranging look at textiles from pre-Columbian weavings to Navajo blankets to an examination of clothing in art and photography in the campus-wide exhibition Spun: Adventures in Textiles.”

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