Tag Archives for British Columbia

Tapestry by Linda Wallace

Translator Linda Wallace is one of five artists featured in Negotiating Traditions: Five Approaches in Contemporary Tapestry, curated by Jane Kidd for the Alberta Craft Council. The exhibition continues until September 29, 2012. Wallace’s contribution Diminishment of Hope: Infertility Series … Continue reading

28. July 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Tapestry at the Alberta Craft Council

Translator Throughout my career as an artist I have explored ideas that reference my experience of the world. To do this I have chosen to work almost exclusively with the process of woven tapestry. I find Tapestry to be a … Continue reading

21. July 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Kyler Kelly | The Summit

Translator The Summit from Kyler Kelly on Vimeo. “High on a mountain, a rope ties together a climber and a mountaineer. They climb or fall as one. This bond is worn and strained as they ascend the treacherous peak.”   … Continue reading

29. December 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Seathra Bell

Translator I remember one of my teachers telling me that Fibre was the easiest and most low-tech of studios to set up ourselves when we were done school and needed a space to work. I have found this to be … Continue reading

05. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Ruth Scheuing | GPS Tracks

Translator These lines were captured as tracks with a hand-held GPS. They represent simple daily activities, driving to work, shopping, visiting friends, walking around the neighborhood, or riding a bike around the park. The emerging patterns anchor my memory and … Continue reading

19. January 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Natalie Purschwitz | MakeShift

Translator 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 … Continue reading

31. March 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Review | Art of Craft at Museum of Vancouver

Translator  Mary-Beth Laviolette reviews Art of Craft for the CBC HERE. Looks like a great exhibition… (Thanks Emma!) Gunma Silk Seaforms by Yvonne Wakabayashi. Mixed Media, gunma silk, monofilament, 10 x 24 x 24 cm. (Museum of Vancouver)

23. February 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Art of Craft at Museum of Vancouver

TranslatorJanuary 14 through April 11 2010 Presented with Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad. Celebrate the exuberance, inventiveness and refinement of fine craft at this exhibition of work from Canada and the Republic of Korea. Art of Craft showcases 173 spectacular fine … Continue reading

19. January 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Yang Hong | broken lines

Translator An exhibition of new work by Yang Hong will be shown at Elissa Cristall Gallery in Vancouver, British Columbia October 31 to November 21, 2009. An opening reception will take place November 5 from 6 to 8 pm. View … Continue reading

26. October 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Joanna Staniszkis to visit ACAD April 2

TranslatorProminent Canadian textile artist Joanna Staniszkis will be speaking about her recent work themed around linen and silk at the Alberta College of Art + Design April 2 at 7 pm in the Stanford Perrot Lecture Theatre. All are welcome! … Continue reading

24. March 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Mary Kim’s Monster Folio on Poplar ArtCraft

TranslatorYou are invited to view Vancouver Ceramic artist Mary Kim’s Monster Folio on Poplar ArtCraft, online gallery of visual art. “This collection of monsters stemmed from an interest in fantasy role-playing books, which created a list of intriguing creatures that … Continue reading

13. September 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Wendy Toogood’s Nakusp Narrative at Stride Gallery

TranslatorWendy Toogood A Nakusp NarrativeSeptember 5th – October 4th, 2008 Stride Gallery, 1004 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta phone 403-262-8507 “Art that addresses and incorporates the everyday is inherently political in that it asserts the subjectivity and experience of the … Continue reading

13. September 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Bettina Matzkuhn on Poplar ArtCraft

TranslatorPoplar ArtCraft is pleased to present Navigating, an exhibition of work by Vancouver artist Bettina Matzkuhn in gallery2. Matzkuhn writes, “Embroidery is a language of extreme detail with the possibility of exaggeration. Cartography shares this history and aesthetic as every … Continue reading

15. March 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Bettina Matzkuhn’s embroidered maps

TranslatorMap of the Ocean The Romantic Archipeligo Look for more work by Vancouver artist Bettina Matzkuhn this spring at Poplar ArtCraft.

11. January 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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