Joanne Alberda

Iowa Crafts: 45 – Best In Show Award Winner Solo Exhibition

Center Space Gallery
July 1 – September 10, 2022

Joanne Alberda, Tales from a Ghost Town II, fabric art.

Joanne Alberda, of Sioux Center, was given the Best in Show award during the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s Iowa Crafts: 45 (2021) exhibition for her fiber piece, Journal: A Cautionary Tale.  This award granted Alberda a solo exhibition in 2022.  Alberda’s show, Tall Tales, is currently on display in the Museum’s Center Space Gallery.

On her website,, the artist states: “Born and educated in the mountains of Montana, I moved to Iowa in my early 20’s.  I have learned to love the mid-western landscape.  The rich history of the prairies, the vastness of space, the dark loamy soil, and the changing seasons provide an unending source of inspiration for my vision as a fiber artist.” 

Tall Tales will be on display through Saturday, September 10.