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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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Firestarter | Kristofer Kelly

My husband Kristofer Kelly has been adding a lot of new material to his website lately, including a project he has been working on with Vlad Amiot.

23. September 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Curator’s talk at ACAD

ACAD Fibre Program is pleased to be co-sponsoring a talk by Shauna McCabe, curator of the exhibition Marimekko, With Love at the Textile Museum of Canada. Join us at 2 pm CORRECTION 3 pm in the Stanford Perrot Lecture Theatre at … Continue reading

02. April 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Household Notions at Telephone Booth Gallery

Household Notions at the Telephone Booth Gallery Nov 30, 2011 –  Jan 28, 2012 Featuring work by: LIZZ ASTON – paper burn-out, porcelain NOELLE HAMLYN – free-motion embroidery PAM LOBB – mixed media printmaking DORIE MILLERSON – needle lace AMANDA … Continue reading

03. December 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD Show and Sale

Nov 24th – 3 pm to 9 pm | Nov 25th – 1 pm to 9 pm | Nov 26 – 11 am to 5 pm Visit ACAD’s website for more.

22. November 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Burnt Toast Studio at the Epcor Centre

EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts is thrilled to present Burnt Toast Studio’s Brad Snyder, Edwin Herrenschmidt, Alden Alfon, Shannon MacKinnon and James Jensen, exhibiting print, design and text, over the summer months in its Window Galleries. These five artists … Continue reading

03. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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HAND/EYE | ArtClothText Review

I was recently given the opportunity to read the summer issue of Hand/Eye, an online/print publication with an ambitious vision. HAND/EYE is an independent, international publication which explores the nexus between design and development, culture and commerce, art and craft, … Continue reading

12. July 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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But Does it Float

Aerial photographs by Stephan Zirwes But Does it Float is a co-curatorial project of Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter and Atley, a graphic designer and art director. Both are based in Los Angeles.

07. July 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Linen Diaspora | Biennale internationale du lin 2011

Linen Diaspora is curated by Karen Fleming and features the work of: Carole Frève, Derek John Wilson et Jill Phillips, Janine Parent, Liz Nilsson, Lyndsey McDougall, Marie-Claude Morin, Martha Cashman, Pierre et Marie, Rachel O’Neill, Stuart Cairns, Susan Warner Keene, … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Akshay Tyagi | Of dichotomies and identities

“Of Dichotomies and Identities is inspired by New Delhi’s traffic, her people and their modes of transport are a physical symbol of where I come from, where I belong, and who I am. In my mind, the local transportation system … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Fashioning Self and the Environment

Fashioning Self and the Environment | An Earth Day Open House at the Textile Arts Center 505 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, New York Environmental fiber artist Abigail Doan and the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn are teaming up to present an … Continue reading

12. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Burnt Toast Studio Celebrates 10 Years

Burnt Toast Studio is a collective of visual artists working in Calgary Alberta. Founded in 2000 by a group of printmakers studying at the Alberta College of Art + Design, Burnt Toast now includes artists working in other media. Studio … Continue reading

16. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Call for submissions…

Have you been enjoying Studio Practice? Have something to share from your studio? Please consider submitting your images and text today. Images of work in progress and process shots are encouraged. Please include some text describing your practice and/or your … Continue reading

16. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Rabbet

Recently my husband James and I started a new venture – Rabbet. The goal is to create fun, affordable artworks for the home. Most of the pieces start with sketching and painting. My studio has a large table where I … Continue reading

21. February 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Natalie Purschwitz | MakeShift

MakeShift is an art and research project that examines the relationships between ‘making’, ‘clothing’ and ‘living’. The basic premise for the project is that for a period of one year starting on September 1st, 2009, I will only wear things … Continue reading

31. March 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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