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Drawing textiles in Toronto | day two

Translator My second day in the archives at the Textile Museum of Canada was spent with a wool blanket and another catalogne, this one cut in two pieces. Having used an entire day on one piece, I tried to speed … Continue reading

28. June 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Ehryn Torrell | Self-Similar

Translator Ehryn Torrell‘s exhibition Self Similar opens this Friday at St. Mary’s University Art Gallery In her solo exhibition, Self-Similar, Ehryn Torrell’s large paintings and drawings incorporate visual elements of collapsed and derelict structures, and of remembered cityscapes. Using the lens of … Continue reading

13. September 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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Julie Moon | Pretty, Strange

Translator Narwhal Art Projects is pleased to present Pretty, Strange, an exhibition of works by Julie Moon from August 11th to September 4th, 2011. Inspired by the tactility and anthropomorphic qualities of clay, Moon’s undulating, organic sculptures pay reference to … Continue reading

08. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Cut on the Bias | Research Workshop

Translator This weekend I will be attending Cut on the Bias, a research workshop initiated by Dr Kirsty Roberson, University of Western Ontario in collaboration with Kelly Thompson and Lisa Vinebaum, Concordia University, Montreal. Cut on the bias, a term … Continue reading

30. May 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Dorie Millerson | Connections

Translator The lace works in this exhibition explore themes of travel, making connections between people and places. the networks of bridges, routes, maps and vehicles we use to transport ourselves are investigated through thread: a connective medium. February 16th – … Continue reading

18. February 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Scott Conarroe | By Sea

Translator The Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present our second solo show of colour photographs by Scott Conarroe. Exhibition: March 3 – April 2, 2011 | Reception for the Artist: Thursday, March 3, 5-9pm “By Sea” looks at the … Continue reading

18. February 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Love + Money | call for submissions

TranslatorLove and Money at the Ontario Crafts Council Gallery December 16-31, 2010 Reception: Thursday, December 16, 7-10pm City of Craft (in partnership with the Ontario Craft Council) is seeking submissions for a group exhibition that will take place at the … Continue reading

10. July 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Dorie Millerson | Streetcar

Translator Artist Dorie Millerson’s “Streetcar” is on display in the Queen Specific window at 787 Queen Street West in Toronto. The gallery is essentially a small display window next to Dufflet Pastries and is always open. If you’re in the neighbourhood, … Continue reading

29. June 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Lynn Jackson | knits metal

TranslatorBased in Toronto, Lynn Jackson is an artist whose work explores themes of emotional and physical displacement. Visit her WEBSITE

11. February 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Laborious at Harbourfront Centre

Translator This exhibition will showcase fibre art created by eight artists from central and eastern Canada (Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island) who work with time consuming and highly involved textile techniques and processes. Inlay and … Continue reading

19. January 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Allyson Mitchell | Ladies Sasquatch

Translator Allyson Mitchell | Ladies Sasquatch at the Art Gallery of Peterborough January 8 to March 7, 2010 | opening reception: Friday, January 8 from 7 to 9 pm Allyson Mitchell’s newest installation presents an epic gathering of figures, each … Continue reading

31. December 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Robyn Love | Knitting Sprawl

Translator Robyn Love | Knitting Sprawl – Work in Progress at the Art Gallery of Peterborough January 8 to March 22, 2010 | opening reception: Friday, January 8 from 7 to 9 pm Knitting Sprawl is a cross-country art project … Continue reading

31. December 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Masterworks Southwest | call for submissions

Translator Masterworks Southwest is a juried exhibition of contemporary craft that will travel to various locations within southwestern Ontario between March-October, 2010.  The show will include all craft mediums from makers across the region. This call is open to all … Continue reading

09. December 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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