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FAN members and guests:

Please join us for the FAN annual luncheon/meeting!
Saturday, October 10, 2009
Weber’s Inn
3050 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
11:30 - Annual Meeting
Noon - Lunch
1:00 - Speaker

Ilze Aviks will be the featured speaker for our 2009 Annual Meeting.  She has maintained a studio in Durango, Colorado, for 29 years and has taught workshops across the United States, Australia and Canada. For many years, Ilze used her degrees (in Painting and Art History from the University of Kansas, and in Fibers (MFA) from Colorado State University) to teach studio and Art Theory courses at Fort Lewis College. She has contributed essays and reviews to Fiberarts and Surface Design Journal, and Telos Publications (Art Textiles of the World: USA and Susan Lordi Marker monograph). The tapestries and stitched cloth of Ilze Aviks are included in numerous public and private collections and her work has been exhibited widely. You can read more about her work in Surface Design Journal (Summer 2000), Fiberarts (Nov/Dec 2005), the Surface Design Journal 2006 Gallery Issue and on her website: www.ilzeaviks.com

Ilze Aviks

Left to right: “Enlightenment“, “Plantonic Autumn“ and “Not Targets“