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Side By Side – Joint Exhibition of Jeanette Gillies and Jennifer Paterson.

Artists finishing the installation of their joint exhibition

10th November – 19th December 2022

Artist Talk Friday 11th November 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm at the gallery

We had the most wonderful time listening to these talented twins explaining how they have been inspired to create the works … 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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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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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