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Interlacing Conversations at ICCA

This Sunday, August 30 Interlacing Conversations opens at the Inverness County Centre for the Arts in Nova Scotia. I am thrilled to be a part of this exhibition curated by Elizabeth Whalley featuring the work of, Joanna Close, Barb Hunt, Robyn Love and … Continue reading

28. August 2015 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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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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knit objects

A series of knit objects is now posted on my website. Today’s overcast grey sky was a perfect lightbox for photographing this new work. Each piece in this series was composed using a simple algorithm. 140805 (above) was knit interleaving two … Continue reading

21. 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 at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival

Melodie Flook recently sent me these images of my weaving in Calgary: Outside the Box. Katrina Chaytor‘s beautiful ceramics are visible at the bottom right. Textiles by Natalie Gerber and glass by Natali Rodrigues were also featured in this display organized by aftermodern.lab.  Thank you Melodie!

27. 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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Mounting new work

I am now mounting my knit objects on linen for framing. One down, four to go. More images HERE and HERE  

15. August 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Two more knit objects…

18. July 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Knitting algorithms

It has been some time since I’ve posted any new work to ArtClothText. Now that I am on summer leave from teaching I am catching up on a few ideas that have been bouncing around my studio for awhile. This … Continue reading

16. July 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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New work posted to my website

I’ve just posted new documentation of Noise and Codex series to my website.

22. April 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Artist Talk | NEW time and location

The School of Craft + Emerging Media Presents Artist Talk by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère | Monday, March 31 in room 532 at 1230 pm Mackenzie will be speaking about his current research and Frequency, a recent exhibition of hand woven textiles in Kyoto … Continue reading

27. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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