Friday, 28 March 2008
Sunday, 23 March 2008
You are invited to explore and give material expression to your connection with the various environments that surround us as members of communities – globally, locally, personally, living in natural worlds and those human-made.
Entry is open to all quilters resident in Australia. Quilts must be an original design and will be selected on the basis of innovative use of the medium, must be predominantly textile, and comprised of at least two layers stitched together. Size: no more than 150cms wide; any reasonable length. Entries must be submitted no later than Friday 3 October 2008. Please contact Annabelle Solomon with any further inquiries.
Download re-fabricating 2008 Entry Form
Friday, 14 March 2008
Dijanne Cevaal will be running two two-day workshops on "Playing with Tifaifai" (Polynesian-style quilting) at Braidwood Townstay Workshop Arts Space. See Dijanne's blog for some images of student work from last year's workshops - some of the participants came up from the south coast for the workshop, and really loved it.
- Dates are: May 24th & 25th (Saturday & Sunday)
or May 26th & 27th (Monday & Tuesday
- Workshop cost: $180
- Accommodation cost (if staying onsite): $40 per person per night
Contact Fiona Hammond for bookings or more information on: (02) 4849 4489 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Go to www.braidwoodtownstay.com.au for more information about the venue.(Sorry this contact info was missing in March Connecting Threads!)
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Tuesday, 11 March 2008
In the two weeks within which Quilt Event 2008 will be held, FyreGallery will hold an exhibition at No 84 Wallace Street, Braidwood (November 14-29) of wood-block prints, etchings, lithographs and dry point with the focus on women.
Artists include Thea Proctor, Adelaide Perry, Vera Blackburn, Lisette Kohlhagen, Napier Waller, Christian Waller, Eileen Mayo, Eveline Syme, Frank Weitzel, Jesse Trail, Ethel Spowers, Ethleen Palmer and any others who created masterpieces of printmaking from the 1800s to the late 1900s in Australia.
FyreGallery will offer a $500 acquisition prize for an art quilt that celebrates Women inspired by one of the artists listed above. Suitable quilts of any size submitted to the Braidwood Quilt Event in 2008 are eligible to nominate for the prize.
For details and entry forms please contact Jill McLeod in Braidwood on (02) 4842 2626 or email her on email@example.com.