Category Archives: exhibiting

Exhibition Opening 3: Catering- What Works?

The Story So Far Recapping the two previous blogs on this topic: serve  6-8 clean and tiny things per person over two hours. Inclusiveness It’s time to think about vegetarians, vegans, coeliacs, dairy intolerances, and whatever else manifests itself in a … Continue reading

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Exhibition Opening 2: Catering- How Much and What Not To Serve?

Picture this:  It’s opening night and the best art piece in the show is a long, suspended, drift of silk, painstakingly resisted with stitch, and dyed in several dye baths. As it wafts on the currents of enthusiastically breathed oohs … Continue reading

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Exhibition Opening 1: should we serve food?

There’s nothing like Exhibition Opening Night (or Day). So you’re having an exhibition.  You and the other exhibitors and their supporters will have been toiling away for ages.  First you had to organise a space for the exhibition.  (that’s a … Continue reading

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Stitched and Bound!

Yesterday I blogged about giving a short lesson to members of WAFTA on natural dyeing and eco-printing. What do I  do with all the fabric I produce? Today I am recording my absolute pleasure at having had my entry into … Continue reading

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Published again!

I am so pleased that Louise Wells’ article about four Western Australian textile artists was accepted by  Down Under Textiles in Issue 26 of 2016. This is a magazine which produces glorious quality images and is happy to publish local … Continue reading

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Juried exhibition: Twenty-one +

I was lucky enough to be included in the judges’ selection of works for Twenty-one Plus, the juried exhibition organised by WAFTA for its 21st anniversary.  See I have to deliver my work, Family Tree, to the gallery tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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Chain of events forms luck: Invited to exhibit!!

I’ve never really believed it when people said you have to “put yourself out there” to get noticed.  At least, I didn’t think that would work for me. Wrong! Last year the Designing Women group had an exhibition.  I put in … Continue reading

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