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About . . .

The Surface Design Association is an international organization that celebrates fibre and textile art and artists.

Our Vision: To inspire creativity, encourage innovation and advocate for artistic excellence as the global leader in textile-inspired art and design.

Our Mission: To promote awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design through member-supported benefits including publications, exhibitions and conferences.

Our Goals:

   To provide opportunities for learning, collaboration and meaningful affiliations
   To mentor and support emerging artists, designers and students
   To inform members about the latest developments and innovations in the field
   To recognize the accomplishments of our members
   To encourage critical dialogue about our field
   To inspire new directions in fiber and textiles
   To raise the visibility of textiles in the contemporary art world

Thinking About Joining SDA?

Please visit the Surface Design Association main website for information about joining the international organization, its programs and benefits – www.surfacedesign.org.