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Fabric, Fibre & Thread. Until September 26th 2022. Part 1 The New Plymouth Embroiderers’ Guild.

The Guild members are sharing this exhibition with Louise Cook the Saori Weaver. In this post I want to explore more about what a Guild is and why they still matter to our community of makers and to our society … Read more

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Francis Salole

www.francissalole.co

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Paekakariki, Kapiti, New Zealand

There is a curious backstory about Francis Salole and what we learned as he prepared to exhibit in the gallery. It turned out that unbeknown to both of us we had been … Read more

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Blindspot.

Francis Salole, Woven Paintings.
10,000 works

What a wonderful exploration of the woven format Francis has created in this part of his practice which we are proud to be exhibiting. from out of the blue studio gallery has a mandate … Read more

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Call and Response.

Wendy Watson, Bobby Duncan and Finola Chamberlain.

May 27th until July 4th 2022.

Three long time friends set themselves a series of challenges around their textile art practices. In total there were four challenges set. The common factor in these … Read more

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Jess Moughan.

 Weaver, Ceramist. Ngaruawahia, NZ. 

Jessica Moughan’s work seeks to examine connections between the somatic experience of traditional craft, in conjunction with the utilisation of organic material, as modalities of healing. Residing in Aotearoa, New Zealand, she has developed a deep … Read more

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More Than A Feeling

Jan Macneil and Jess Moughan.

April 14th 2022 – May 23rd 2022.

This exhibition celebrates the power of textiles as a healing agent – not only in the message conveyed by symbolic works but also to the makers.

The two … Read more