What’s the Point? Embroidery as Art

Posted on Apr 23, 2016 in Exhibits

Whats the point

What’s the Point? Embroidery as Art, will feature pieces embroidered by members of both the Canopy Oaks Chapter of The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc. and the Nature Coast chapter of Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework. Additionally, pieces from the National Collection of The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, some with great cultural and historical value, and Fiber Forum, a subset of EGA organized to advance embroidery as an art form through exhibition of original work, will be on display to educate and enlighten members of our community.


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Nova-Wright Partridge and Pear Tree-Haley SecretGarden-Patrick


Schedule of Activities

What’s the Point?  Embroidery as Art

May 6th – May 28th

May 6 – Opening Reception

May 7 – Gallery Talk – 10:30-noon
All the Places You Can Go
presented by Pam Doffek
Canopy Oaks Chapter

May 7 – Workshop – 12:30-3:30 p.m.
 Beginning Needlepoint
taught by
 Carole Fiore
Canopy Oaks Chapter

May 14Gallery Talk – 10:30-noon
17th Century Crewel Embroidery
presented by
Linda Dean
Canopy Oaks Chapter

May 14 – Workshop – 12:30-3:30
Beginning Embroidery,
taught by
 Pam Doffek
Canopy Oaks Chapter

May 21 – Gallery Talk – 10:30-noon
Overview of Judaica Needlearts,
presented by Rebecca Lockenbach
North Florida Nature Coast Chapter

May 25 – Gallery Talk – 10:30-noon
Design and Composition
presented by
Jennifer Bailey
Canopy Oaks Chapter

May 28 – Last Day of Show


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Embroiderer’s Guild of America
canopy oaks chapter pomegranate guild


Special thank you to this exhibit’s sponsors:

Silken Threads

Pam Doffek (EGA Legacy Scholarship)


Viet Bui, M.D.
Linda M. Dean
Sara and David Faulkenberry
Stan and Carole Fiore
Lucy Patrick and Ed Bowman
Dr. Ernesto and Lisa Umaña

Audio Rehab Lab
Cindy’s Needlework Cottage LLC
Patricia J. Flowers
Mary Lisa and Frank Gredler
M Gallery, Inc.
Sharon Hartman
North Florida Nature Coast Chapter of the Pomegranate Guild in memory of Shelley Srygley
Sun Region EGA
F. Palmer Williams

Cotton Floss

Florence Ashby
Ramona Bowman
Jill Klein
Frank and Karen Skilling