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'Amazing' fiber art on display at City Hall


January 15, 2020

CHRIS CHAPMAN, a member of the SHOCASE Public Arts Committee, explains what he likes about the quilt "Window to Grapes," by Beth Suhr.

Fiber arts are getting their turn in the spotlight this winter with a new art show on display at City Hall.

Behind each piece, the quilts, doilies, cross-stitch, needlepoint, crocheting, knitting and felting, is a story, said Diane Gerson, president of SHOCASE and chairwoman of its Public Arts Committee.

The two-dimensional art show that started with the grand opening of City Hall came down last month, and the group's second show, featuring fiber arts, officially opened Friday.

It is organized by SHOCASE, an acronym for Sweet Home Oregon Coalition for Artistic and Scholastic Enrichment,...

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