Marci’s First Anniversary
This spring Fiberarts Editor Marci Rae McDade gave a gallery tour of
two fiber exhibitions on display at the Museum
of Contemporary Craft (MCC) in Portland, Oregon—Darrel Morris: The Large
Works 1999–2009 and Mandy Greer: Dare alla Luce (Fiberarts April/May
2009). After the talk, guests joined her for a tea party to celebrate her first
anniversary as editor of the magazine, hosted by MCC Curator Namita Gupta Wiggers.
A sumptuous carrot cake was topped with a digitally-printed sugar version of the
Fiberarts April/May 2009 cover which showcases one of Greer’s crocheted
Thanks to everyone who was able to attend, and for those who couldn’t,
here are a few images and a podcast excerpt from the tour.
Marci’s first year anniversary cake, topped with a sugar version of the
April/May 2009 Fiberarts cover!
Marci dishes out sweets.
Tea party guests enjoy the April/May 2009 issue of Fiberarts.
Marci guides the group through the MCC exhibit Mandy Greer: Dare alla Luce.
(above and below)
Marci and MCC Curator Namita Gupta Wiggers strike a pose in front of Darrel
Morris’s Pointing (2002; thread on canvas, hand-embroidered, 57"
× 76". Courtesy of the Speyer Family Collection, New York, New York).
The gallery talk podcast excerpt (approximately 1 minute).
the MCC website to hear more of Marci’s talk.
Images and podcast courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary
Portland, Oregon. Photos: Heather Zinger.