Sep 23 2021
Oct 06 2021
On the Wild Side: The Animal in Fiber Art by Teresa Nieberding

On the Wild Side: The Animal in Fiber Art by Teresa Nieberding

Presented by Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation at The Barn (Woman's Art Club Cultural Center)

Artist Teresa Nieberding is well known to all Cincinnatians who have frequented Winter Fair and The Hyde Park Art Show. Over the years her creative whimsical art has been featured in galleries in Cincinnati and in Rug Hooking Magazine. The Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center is excited to showcase her three and a half year “Walk on the Wild Side” body of art at The Barn from September 23 - October 6, 2021. It will be an exciting two week exhibit with several different opportunities for people to examine her techniques as the eighty animals featured will be of mixed media fiber art.

The artist’s reception is Saturday September 24th from 1 -4pm. 

You can visit this exhibit on weekdays from 10am - 4pm, and on weekends from 1 - 4pm.

Teresa’s passion for animals as well as endangered species will also be highlighted with five one of a kind pieces of art focusing on a needle felted Monarch Butterfly and Amur Leopard, a rug hooked Northern Spotted Owl and Sumatran Rhino, and an appliqued now extinct Dodo. CREW and The Cincinnati Zoo will be on hand for a gallery talk on the endangered animals on September 26 from 1 - 3:30pm.. Dr. Jessye Wojtusik, a wildlife physiologist from the Lindner Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Species will also be presenting a program and the five artists that collaborated on the five endangered animals will be introduced. You can register for this talk HERE.

Teresa has been actively creating mixed media fiber art since 1994. She is a Certified Megellan trained rug hooker and self-taught needle felting artist. Sauder Village is just one of the many places that has experienced her encouragement and teaching abilities over the years. She currently has her studio at The Loveland Art Studios on Main and with this particular exhibit she focused on not only learning about each individual animal, but capturing their distinct personalities with her art. You can visit her website HERE.

Teresa will also be giving a gallery talk to describe her work and her process on September 28th from 6:30-9pm. Her classes at The Barn on Needle Felting and Flat Felting have sold out. Admission to events is free although donations are gladly accepted.

Admission Info

Phone: 513-272-3700


Dates & Times

2021/09/23 - 2021/10/06

Additional time info:

Opening Reception is on Saturday, September 25 from 1 to 4pm, public invited. Free.

On Sunday, Sept. 26 from 1 - 3:30pm, there will be an Endangered Species Talk by Jessye Wojtusik, a wildlife Physiologist from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, about how CREW works to save the Sumatran Rhino. Register at No exhibit hours on Sept. 26.

Location Info

The Barn (Woman's Art Club Cultural Center)

6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227

Parking Info

Parking is available in the West gravel lot and in the courtyard at the front of the building. The facility can accommodate up to 40 cars on-site; parking on the street is also available.

Accessibility Info

First and second floors are both wheelchair accessible. Elevator to second floor. Accessible restrooms on first and second floor.