Sunday, November 24, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

UTOPIA EXHIBITION - TEXTILE WORKS GALLERY

TWO DAYS ONLY
CANBERRA REGION FELTMAKERS
 AND
 CANBERRA SPINNERS AND WEAVERS

FRI 15 NOV 2019: 10:00 – 15:00 

SAT 16 NOV 2019: 10:00 – 15:00



Members responded to the idea of Utopia, the theme of Design Canberra Festival 2019. Exhibitors explored and translated their vision of Utopia using various and varied textile forms. 
Works are for sale through silent auction - You are invited for nibbles and drinks at 15.00 on Saturday
Quality textiles gift ware is for sale on both days

Monday, November 11, 2019

Sharon Peoples - Still Waters exhibition



Still Waters
5 December 2019 - 13 January 2020
Tuggeranong Arts Centre 


In January 2019, SharonPeoples spent four weeks as artist in residence at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre. The residency was a springboard for thinking and in subsequent months a new body of work was assembled to create the exhibition, Still Waters.

Jean Littlejohn interview -Textileartist.org

A very interesting interview with Textile artist Jean Littlejohn on Textileartist.org on her new exhibition Taepa's Portal 


Jean Littlejohn: Taplow Court Sketchbook

The notion of ‘a layered history’ takes on a whole new meaning in textile artist Jean Littlejohn’s hands. Her work ‘Taepa’s Portal’ literally captures hundreds of years of period designs in a single piece through fabric layers and varied stitching techniques. And now you can learn how it all came together with this very generous insider’s look from Jean herself.
Pay special attention to her use of an embellishing machine, which she thinks is often underestimated. It’s incredible how she uses it for mark-making by stitching on both sides of her fabric layers. 
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Katherine White - Work in Progress

Katherine White, 2019. Plant Life, Charcoal Drawings

Ola Robertson - Work in Progress

Ola Robertson 2019 
Vines - using recycled materials-old charger and electrical cords plus packaging kraft paper. 

Ola Robertson 2019
Vines - using recycled materials-old charger and electrical cords plus packaging kraft paper.