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Janice Jakielski | Sweet Melancholia…

Translator …and the Case for Infinite Sadness, 2012 porcelain, mixed media; 48″ h. x 96″ w. x 12″ d. Janice Jakielski is this year’s Visiting Artist in Residence in the ACAD Ceramics Program. Jakielski’s work incorporates porcelain, embroidery and mixed … Continue reading

17. September 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Weaving by Rilla Marshall

Translator I met Rilla Marshall in 2003, when I was pursuing a Master’s degree at NSCAD University. At the time she was a student too, studying weaving and studio arts and I remember being impressed with her dedication to the … Continue reading

31. January 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Household Notions at Telephone Booth Gallery

Translator 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 … Continue reading

03. December 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Hard Twist at the Gladstone Hotel

TranslatorHard Twist 6 – Obsession | Sixth Annual Juried Show Of Textile-Based Art Exhibition Dates:   Nov 25, 2011 – Jan 29, 2012  | 12pm-5pm Daily Opening Reception: Fri Nov 25, 2011 | 6pm-9pm Hard Twist 6 – Obsession presents textile and fibre based works, which … Continue reading

09. November 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Barbara Wisnoski at Diagonale

Translator Décorum ou la broderie in situ is a performative installation featuring Barbara Wisnoski’s ‘extreme’ sewing combined with text adorning the gallery walls. Produced over a ten-month period from an accumulation of cast-off clothing, the textile motifs form a repeat … Continue reading

17. October 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Michael Brennand Wood at ACAD

Translator The ACAD Fibre Department is very excited to present world renowned visual artist Michael Brennand-Wood to kick-off our new scholastic year. There are two events associated with Michael’s visit: Lecture “Pretty Deadly” Monday, September 12 at 5:30 pm in … Continue reading

30. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD Fibre Graduates 2011 | 3 of 3

TranslatorIn this post: Melissa Wong, Barbara Worden and Lindsay Joy. There are a couple days left to see the ACAD Graduating Student Show on view in ACAD’s Main Mall, 3rd Floor and Illingworth Kerr Gallery and continues until May 28 … Continue reading

26. May 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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In Miniature | Mackenzie Frère

TranslatorBetween two is a miniature I recently finished for the annual ACAD Fibre Department Miniature Silent Auction. It is made from linen and horse hair dyed with madder and marigold. The words “me” and “you” are stitched facing one another … Continue reading

07. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Karen Thiessen

TranslatorThe collage series marks a significant shift in my artistic practice. Since 2005 I have been introducing new materials, techniques, and formats into my work. Paper, pixels, and acrylics have been rubbing shoulders with textiles, needles, and thread and the … Continue reading

28. February 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Grandma Tessa made…

Translator …these embroidered tea-towels. My grandmother Tessa Frère made a lot of things. Lately I have been noticing just how many times I come across these remarkable objects in a week. Each time it feels like I am given a … Continue reading

18. February 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Lindsay Joy

Translator I’m neurotic.  I become really anxious about things that normal people don’t understand, especially social situations.  I’m terrified about what others think of me.  I don’t like to smile when people walk by.  I think up excuses not to … Continue reading

10. January 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Leo Chiachio and Daniel Giannone | Collaborative Embroidery

Translator Argentinian artists and lovers Leo Chiachio and Daniel Giannone have worked collaboratively since 2001 creating rioutous, colourful embroidered works that explore masculinity, gay relationships and the cliches and taboos surrounding the culturally contingent construction of both. They live and … Continue reading

24. November 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Laura Vickerson | Chateau Mathieu Project

Translator Chateau Mathieu, a private residence in Normandy, France was built in the latter part of the 18th century.  In June of 2009, I and five other colleagues had the opportunity to work at the chateau in a two-week experimental … Continue reading

18. August 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Featured | Rebecca Taylor

Translator To see more of Rebecca Taylor’s work, visit our FEATURED page The ArtClothText FEATURED page showcases emerging artists. Submit your work today! For more information or to contact FEATURED artists, email [email protected]

14. December 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Poplar Gallery.Online | Lot 175

Translator Poplar Gallery.Online invites you to view Lot 175: A Box of Household Linens in gallery1 from December 12, 2009 to April 4, 2010. In the fall term of 2008, students of Textile Practice: A Cultural Survey taught by Dr … Continue reading

12. December 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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