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The Cupboard Collection 2022. Solo Exhibition – Viv Davy.

This exhibition is Viv’s annual solo show, this year with a slightly different twist. Viv is a multi-discipline textile artist whose studio is situated above the gallery at ‘from out of the blue studio gallery’. The past year has been … Read more

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Fabric, Fibre & Thread. Until September 26th 2022. Part II Louise Cook – Saori Weaver

The magic in the handwoven works of Louise Cook the Saori Weaver in my opinion lies in the details. The gallery above highlights some of these in the works currently on display in the gallery.

The basic nature of Saori … Read more

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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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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