PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Surface Design Association (SDA)  surfacedesign.org/
Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA)   saqa.org/
North Coast Artists Guild   northcoastartistsguild.com/
Gualala Arts Center   gualalaarts.org/
Berkeley Art Center   berkeleyartcenter.org/
Textile Arts Council (TAC), Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco   textileartscouncil.org/
Textile Society of America textilesocietyofamerica.org/
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles   sjquiltmuseum.org/
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco   asianart.org/
Society for Asian Art   societyforasianart.org/
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)  sfmoma.org/

PUBLICATIONS
My books and articles have been published academically and commercially since the 1970s in a variety of fields. I have served as a contributing editor and consulting editor for magazines, journals, and encyclopedias.

Article on bojagi and Youngmin Lee: https://www.throughourhands.co.uk/2017/01/28/bojagi-traditional-and-contemporary-fiber-art-from-korea/

Post on textiles in Poland for Textile Society of America's blog: https://textilesocietyofamerica.org/6416/a-citys-history-and-a-familys-history-woven-together-in-poland/

Art blog since January 2014: http://exploringtheheartofit.weebly.com/ and https://mirkaart.com/exploringtheheartofit/

"So You're Thinking of Blogging," SAQA Journal (parts 1 and 2, winter and spring 2015)

"Papermaking in Bhutan," Fiber Arts (vol. 36, no. 1, summer 2009)

CURATORIAL
"East-West Conversations in Fiber," Sierra Arts Gallery, Reno NV, July 2 - 31, 2018. Curator.

"Korean Voices in Fiber: Translating Tradition into Contemporary Art," traveling exhibition: EBHQ Voices in Cloth, Craneway Pavilion, Pt. Richmond CA, March 17 -18, 2018; Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael CA, June 6 - 25, 2017; Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol CA, July 28 - September 3, 2017; Gualala Arts Center, Gualala CA, October 6 - November 18, 2017. Co-curator.

“Inspirations II” (SAQA, Northern California/Northern Nevada), FiberSpace, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose CA, April 30 to June 26, 2016. Co-curator.

Selected Interviews and Catalogues
Featured artist (September 2017), Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA. berkeleyartcenter.org/#/mirka-knaster-sept-2017/

Sabbath: The 2017 Dorothy Saxe Invitational. The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, catalogue

The 10th Anniversary Exhibition of the Art and Craft Exchange between Two Towns, Omachi and Mendocino (2017), catalogue in Japanese and English

Strata: New Work from SAQA, Harrington Gallery, Pleasanton, CA (2015) and Metro Gallery, Reno NV (2016), catalogue

Featured artist, TextileArtist.org. textileartist.org/mirka-knaster-interview-intuitive-and-improvisational

 

 

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