Tag Archives for mixed media

Fibre Alumni Exhibition at ACAD

Translator The ACAD Fibre Program is pleased to announce a new pop up gallery. The National Gallery of Contemporary Fibre Art will feature work from students, alumni and even objects from historical textile collections. Please join us on Thursday September … Continue reading

18. September 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Folly: Château Mathieu

Translator Folly: Château Mathieu opens later this month at the Esplanade Art Gallery in Medicine Hat. In the summer of 2009, Alberta artists M.N. Hutchinson, Walter May, Gloria Mok, Greg Payce, Laura Vickerson and visual arts writer/curator Diana Sherlock received … Continue reading

16. September 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Caroline Schofield | Thread and Pins

Translator Caroline Schofield is an artist living in Ireland. To see more of her work and learn about her recent experiments with thread and pins visit her website.

26. July 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Featured | Jolie Bird

TranslatorArtist Jolie Bird has a new website. My art practice is grounded in Textiles, a time-honoured medium that requires dexterity, intellect and intuition. Textiles are both visual and tactile in nature; process and materials become intertwined with concept. I am … Continue reading

04. February 2012 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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Marie-France Cournoyer | Cage. Je pour tu être cage

Translator L’exposition de Marie-France Cournoyer décline dans l’espace plusieurs formats de cages réalisées en fil métallique. Leurs structures tentent de retenir des vêtements, non sans une certaine mollesse. Entre absence et présence, intérieur et extérieur, ce projet revisite la symbolique … Continue reading

23. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Tracy Sutherland

Translator Parallax is a series of small hand woven baskets, made from a metal frame and wool yarn. These are twined loosely, and placed in a salt solution. The way the salt grows cannot be controlled. I could add other … Continue reading

14. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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In Miniature | Mireille Perron + Bill Morton

TranslatorMiniatures by Mireille Perron and Bill Morton on exhibition at the Alberta College of Art & Design March 8 to 17 as part of the Fibre Program’s “Fibre Fortnight” Miniature Show and Silent Auction. More to come…

11. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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In Miniature | Barb Sutherland

TranslatorMiniature by Barbara Sutherland on exhibition at the Alberta College of Art & Design March 8 to 17 as part of the Fibre Program’s “Fibre Fortnight” Miniature Show and Silent Auction. More to come…

08. 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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Studio Practice | Jolie Bird

TranslatorFibre artist Jolie Bird produces large scale, graphic tapestries like this one featuring the artist and songwriter Daniel Johnston. Jolie is interested in the combination of color, pattern and material, and how it can be interwoven with pop culture imagery … Continue reading

24. January 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Lesley Bricknell | Collaboration

TranslatorI have recently made a collaborative piece of work with another artist entirely through the medium of our respective blogs with no face to face contact! I have long admired Marion Michell’s combination of poetry and objects, often knitted or … Continue reading

01. April 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Nancy Baker + Oriane Stender | Empire Falls

TranslatorEmpire Falls is a two person exhibition featuring the work of Nancy Baker and Oriane Stender at Flanders Art Gallery in Raleigh, North Carolina March 4 to 28, 2010. The cycle of history dictates that where an empire rises, eventually … Continue reading

08. March 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Benson Avenue Collective: OutOffSide

Translator Benson Avenue Collective is delighted to invite you to the opening reception of the OutOffSide group exhibition, curated by Uros Jelic.  A reception will take place at 7pm on Saturday the 7th of November 2009 at the Artscape Wychwood … Continue reading

04. November 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Oriane Stender’s Dead Soldier Project

Translator Dead Soldier Project, 2002- infinity newspaper, acrylic sealant, ink, thread on paper dimensions variable I started the Dead Soldier Project when the number of US soldiers killed in Afghanistan (and/or Iraq; it’s been so long I can’t even remember) … Continue reading

26. September 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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