Surface Design encompasses the coloring, patterning, and structuring of fiber and fabric. This involves creative exploration of processes such as dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, felting and papermaking.
SDA MissionThe Surface Design Association is a member organization uniting professional and emerging artists through the art and practice of surface design. Our mission is to educate our members and the public regarding the innovative use of fiber art techniques and to showcase the work of our members.
The Surface Design Association seeks to forge affiliations among artists, collectors and supporters and broaden the educational resources and networks that enrich our field. We champion insightful, stimulating and thought-provoking applications of surface design that take fiber art to new levels and lead the art community to increased understanding and appreciation of our media.Join the Surface Design Association