Tag Archives for Nova Scotia

Interlacing Conversations at ICCA

TranslatorThis 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…

Translator 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 … Continue reading

30. July 2015 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Cast-offs at ICCA

TranslatorI 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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Jolie Bird | Extended Long Play

TranslatorJolie Bird‘s MFA Thesis show Extended Long Play is at the Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax for only a couple more days. By wrapping ordinary consumer objects with thin, mercerized cotton thread, I am creating a fictitious testament of the … Continue reading

04. April 2013 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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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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Precise: Craft and Process at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

TranslatorPrecise: Craft and Process “…brings together five contemporary artists who integrate beads, fibres, clay, silver and industrial metals into works of art that expand the definition of craft. The laborious production techniques result in skillfully constructed and conceptually complex pieces. … Continue reading

10. September 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Barbara Sutherland + Amelie Proulx | Sub Rosa

TranslatorOpening July 29, 2011, an exhibition of new work by Amelie Proulx and Barbara Sutherland. A book can be defined as an object that we can open, flip, unfold, or cradle and also as an object that introduces both abstract … Continue reading

25. July 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Akshay Tyagi | Of dichotomies and identities

Translator “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 … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Veronika Horlik | Burn

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08. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Contemporary Fibres at Mary E. Black Gallery and a NEW fibre arts blog from Rilla Marshall

TranslatorMy woven textile artwork will be exhibited at the Mary E. Black Gallery, Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia from Feb. 26th – April 12th, 2009. Contemporary Fibres is a four person exhibition featuring J. … Continue reading

13. February 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Suzanne Swannie at MSVU Art Gallery

TranslatorDanish Modern: Suzanne Swannie TextilMSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia October 18 to November 23, 2008 “Suzanne Swannie is a Halifax-based designer and weaver who creates functional textiles, tapestries and large architectural installations for private and public environments. She also … Continue reading

03. October 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Shellfish Purple Lecture at NSCAD University

TranslatorNSCAD U Visitor PresentationShellfish Purple Dyeing by Dr. Takako TeradaTuesday, August 5, 2008 at 12 noon in D500 (NSCAD Boardroom) Dr. Takako Terada is a professor at Kwassui Women’s College where she teaches in the Faculty of Wellness Studies. Shellfish … Continue reading

24. July 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Meta Incognita at The Mary E Black Gallery

Translatorimage: Summer Progress by Lesley Anne Turner February 22 to April 6 Opening Thursday, February 21 at 6pm The Mary E Black Gallery at the NSCCD presents 11 fibre artists: Donna Clement (AB), Leann Clifford (SK), Gloria Daly (BC), Wendy … Continue reading

10. February 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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