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Cast-offs |knitting progress…

This week I’ve been collecting finished pieces from knitters in Calgary for Cast-offs. These will soon be sent to the Inverness County Centre for the Arts to be installed on the grounds outside the museum. The piece will be part of the … Continue reading

30. July 2015 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Cast-offs at ICCA

I am excited to share a new project that has been in the works for a few months now. Cast-offs is a site-specific installation of hand knitting that I have conceived for the grounds of the Inverness County Centre for … Continue reading

30. June 2015 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Here and There at the Alberta Craft Council

Knit object 140716 and Codex 4 will be shown in Here and There, a group exhibition in the Alberta Craft Council Feature Gallery in Edmonton from July 11 to October 18, 2015. The opening reception is July 18. Exhibiting artists include: Dawn … Continue reading

30. June 2015 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Miniature Show and Sale | call for submissions

The Alberta College of Art + Design Fibre program is holding its annual Miniature Show and Silent Auction during Fibre Fortnight March 30 to April 10 2015. Funds raised from the silent auction will go towards visiting artists, student initiated … Continue reading

19. February 2015 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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In the Making at the University of Saskatchewan

In the Making has travelled to Saskatoon where it will open tomorrow, January 30 at the University of Saskatchewan in Gallery 2. Curator Diana Sherlock sent me this image of the installation with Codex 1 and 2 looking good after their journey … Continue reading

29. January 2015 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Calgary Outside the Box

I am pleased to be participating in Calgary Outside the Box as part of  Toronto Design Offsite Festival an annual city-wide platform for the exhibition and engagement of independent design in Toronto, showcasing unexpected prototypes, immersive installations, and unique programming, January 19-25, 2015. … Continue reading

26. November 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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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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