WAA hosts the Westfield Weavers

On Sunday May 19 South Ave Arts welcomed the Westfield Art Association and the Westfield Weavers Guild for a relaxing afternoon of fiber arts. The Westfield Weavers brought a great variety of looms and fibers and welcomed everyone to both enjoy the demonstrations as well as fully participate. There was even a spinning wheel in operation!

Attendees were fascinated as we observed the variations in color, pattern and textures available to artists who weave fibers into art. It was a true delight as these knowledgeable artisans demonstrated their craft, answered questions and shared their passion throughout the warm spring afternoon. A wonderful event with a beautiful exhibit and informative demonstrations

– thank you to the Westfield Weavers Guild!

Westfield Weavers Demonstration

The Westfield Weavers Guild will be demonstrating their skills on Sunday, May 19th, from 1:00-3:00 pm at South Avenue Arts.  We will have weavers showing how to weave on a multi-shaft Table Loom, a Rigid Heddle loom, an Inkle loom, and a Triangle loom, as well as spinning wool into yarn on a Spinning Wheel.  We will have our one of a kind works on display and have some small items for sale as well.  You are invited to watch and even try your hand at any of the techniques we will be demonstrating.  Bring your curiosity and your sense of adventure!

Recap – A Demonstration of Creative Image-making Through Photography

DuCret School of Art welcomed the Westfield Art Association to its historic facility on Sunday, March17 and the lovely Parvathi Kumar presented her photography and her creative process.

Members of the art association, friends, and art students enjoyed her very detailed and informative presentation. Despite some technical difficulties the artist was both encouraging and open. Sharing her journey from a Minolta single lens reflex camera to her struggles with digital photography, Parvathi identified with her audience whether or not they were photographers at all. Everyone in the audience was engaged by her fascinating presentation, and she was very willing to answer many of the questions that the audience members had.

Her art was placed throughout reception rooms and attendees could enjoy both Parvathi’s work and the works on display at the art school.
The duCret School of Art proved to be a beautiful and inspiring setting and we look forward to enjoying future Westfield Art Association events together in the future!