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“Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs 30 Exhibit”
Gallery Talk


Susan Feller

Susan Feller

Morning Gallery Talk

Susan Feller, Augusta, West Virginia
  Morning – Saturday, August 15, 2020
  9:00 am to 10:00 am
Class Fee:
$30.00 / Sauder Village Members $25.00 
Supply Fee:
Founder’s Hall – Exhibit Hall
Teacher’s Website:


This Gallery Talk will focus on the: Celebration 30 Exhibit (see the Celebration Exhibit page for more info)

Walk through the Celebration Exhibit with a shopping list - looking for art with the elements and principles of design. Author of Design Basics for Rug Hookers, Susan uses the book’s vocabulary in describing how entries use materials, techniques and composition. Learn why you stop to admire a rug.


Gallery Talks - Each year we present significant collections of work featuring noteworthy artists – both contemporary and historic. These collections offer interesting topics, remarkable techniques, geographic influences, and fascinating stories. Gallery Talks are a rare opportunity to see the exhibits through the eyes of the designer, creator, curator, authority, or descendant. Gallery Talks are also an exceptional learning tool -- learn how to take the aspects that you admire and apply them to your own work. Or if you are a collector, learn more about the rugs you are collecting. 

This presentation will take place in the exhibit hall, so that the speakers can refer to individual rugs, discuss interesting details and reveal little known facts. At the end of the Gallery Talk, the speakers will be happy to answer your questions -- so come prepared. Seating will be provided throughout the Gallery Talk.

For more information on Exhibits and Speakers, please see the Exhibit page. For classes relevant to these exhibits, please see our Retreat and Workshop pages.

Teacher will contact students prior to class: No

Level:  Everyone welcome, no prior rug hooking knowledge or experience required. 

Supply description: None

Students Need to Bring: Optional: Pen and paper for notes.