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
Group Exhibitors As Part Of:
Fabric, Fibre and Thread Exhibition. August 18th – September 26th 2022.
The New Plymouth Embroiderers’ Guild was formed in June 1979 and now at the present time has a membership of approximate fifty-two, some of … Read more
Louise Cook is currently the Authorised Registered Saori distributor for New Zealand. Her aim is to introduce people to the art of Saori free-style weaving and encourage this ancient skill of weaving threads to continue to grow for generations to … Read more
Francis Salole, Woven Paintings.
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
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
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
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
Currently from Kerikeri in The Far North, Isla approaches her art practice with a very empathetic mindset. Here she talks about her materials, her making, her thoughts and her feelings:
I am an artist living in Aotearoa New … Read more
20th January 2022 – 28th February 2022.
Curated Exhibition for NZ Area Surface Design Association Members
The call went out to the members of the New Zealand group of The Surface Design Association to consider this topic from various aspects: … Read more