Category Archives for exhibitions

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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Mackenzie Kelly-Frère | Frequency

In a little over six weeks Kristofer and I will be travelling to Japan to install my first solo exhibition in Kyoto. Frequency runs at GalleryGallery from February 22 to March 8, 2014. I will post more about the work in the … Continue reading

03. January 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Barbara Sutherland at Ledge Gallery

Slip explores the rich and intangible form of the wind – we feel the wind on our skin, its force upon us when walking, hear it whistling through spaces, and watch it blow things across water, fields or down the streets. … Continue reading

20. December 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD | In the Making

Two new pieces will be shown at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery in an exhibition curated by Diana Sherlock… In the making, a group exhibition of Alberta College of Art + Design alumni, investigates conceptual intersections between contemporary craft and emerging … Continue reading

04. December 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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