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Fibre Alumni Exhibition at ACAD

The ACAD Fibre Program is pleased to announce a new pop up gallery. The National Gallery of Contemporary Fibre Art will feature work from students, alumni and even objects from historical textile collections. Please join us on Thursday September 25th … Continue reading

18. September 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Continuum Featured in ACC Magazine

  I received my copy of Alberta Craft Council’s magazine today. This issue includes a two-page spread about Continuum, a group exhibition featuring the work artists working in craft media who also teach. I am very excited to be showing some new work … Continue reading

09. July 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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“Continuum” at the Alberta Craft Council

A three-panel work Frequency will be included in Continuum, an exhibition exploring “…the creative exchange of teaching and learning.”  The exhibition runs from July 12, to September 27 in the Feature Gallery at the Alberta Craft Council in Edmonton, Alberta with … Continue reading

16. June 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Events coming up at ACAD

I am involved in a variety of events coming up at ACAD in the next few weeks… TOMORROW MARCH 19, I will be presenting on some of my current research along with my colleague Jennifer Salahub as part of the … Continue reading

18. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ありがとうございました

Frequency closes today (In Japan it is March 8 already) and I thought the best way to mark the end of the exhibition would be with a BIG thank you to gallery director Keiko Kawashima. Thank you Keiko-san for all … Continue reading

07. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Visiting Jun Tomita’s Studio

A few days after the opening reception for Frequency, I had the opportunity to visit textile artist Jun Tomita’s studio. This visit was instigated by felt artist and one-woman Kyoto welcome wagoneer Jorie Johnson (thank you Jorie!), who accompanied Kristofer and I into the … Continue reading

07. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Air over land | exhibition images

Gallery EX is GalleryGallery’s experimental space where I was able to install the textile pieces and some images created for Air over land. This was a good opportunity for me to show these artifacts from this project and give a Japanese … Continue reading

04. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Frequency | exhibition images

Soon Kris and I will be leaving Kyoto and cannot believe we have already been here for almost two weeks! I am trying to catch up on posts and will be posting more over the next couple days. In the … Continue reading

28. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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切り、、、結ぶ | Nobuko Hiroi

On Sunday, I visited Nobuko Hiroi at Gallery Keifu to see her exhibition 切り、、、結ぶ (Cut , , , Tie). Proving that the world of textile artists is a bit like pleated cloth, Nobuko and I realized we both know Naoko Furue, my … Continue reading

26. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Frequency | Opening reception

Last night Keiko Kawashima hosted a reception for Frequency at GalleryGallery. In a single evening I met some of Japan’s most respected, international textile artists and reconnected with a few I met on my last trip to Kyoto. The experience … Continue reading

22. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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More images of installation

Kris and I finished most of the installation of Frequency yesterday. I am showing work in two separate spaces; the GalleryGallery main space and GalleryEX. Here are a few more images from the installation. The entire install took only five hours (thank … Continue reading

20. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Setting up

More soon…

20. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Gardens, museums and a room with a view

Spent today in Tokyo checking out the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace. Owing to a recent snow and ice storm branches littered the grounds, but it was still a beautiful (if chilly) walk. We are very early to expect … Continue reading

18. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Mackenzie Kelly-Frère | Codex 1 and 2

Codex 1 and 2 (seen below) are featured in In the making, curated by Diana Sherlock for the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at ACAD. I will be posting more images of this work to my website soon, but wanted to share these images taken by … Continue reading

10. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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“In the making” opens at IKG this week

I set up my work (Codex 1 and 2) in the Illingworth Kerr Gallery yesterday. Here I am cleaning the glass on the two tables that will show my weaving. My husband Kris designed and created these beautiful supports for … Continue reading

14. January 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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