Sara Clugage

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Sara Clugage’s art and writing practices focus on political issues in textiles and food. Besides editing Dilettante Army, she is core faculty for the Critical Craft Studies MA program at Warren Wilson College and an organizer for the Wikipedia campaign Art+Feminism. Since 2015, her art practice has centered on a series of salon dinners themed on the economic models and culinary styles of diverse periods in art history. Her work has been shown at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR, and in residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity; she has written for The Journal of Modern Craft, Surface Design Journal, Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture, and Pelican Bomb. She serves as a trustee for the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

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Hiatus: A letter from the editors

Due to Covid-19, Dilettante Army is on hiatus until Fall 2020.

Soviet Salon: Dinner on the Centenary of the Russian Revolution

A salon dinner about art and food in the Russian Revolution of 1917

Napoleon Salon: Dinner in the First Empire

An invitation to dine with Dilettante Army on February 4th in Los Angeles

Dilettante Army Salon: The Society of Dilettanti

The Dilettante Army salon series has a themed dinner for the early Society of Dilettanti in 1730s London.

Dilettante Battles

Francis Dashwood

Dilettante Battles

Earl of Middlesex

The Christmas Bush

Family. America. Freedom.

Britney Spears: American Transcendentalist

light, love, flying, truth, faith

Things a mermaid owns

2 ½ week supply of Barnacle-B-Gone (industrial strength)

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