Tag Archives for tapestry

Sabrina Niebler wins ATA Student Tapestry Award

Translator Recent ACAD graduate Sabrina Niebler has won the American Tapestry Alliance International Student Award. Congratulations Sabrina!

29. May 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Burgos Tapestry Restoration

Translator via Jane Kidd

03. May 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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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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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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Weaving Words and Images at Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Translator There is currently a fascinating exhibition of ancient tapestry alongside monumental, contemporary Jacquard-woven pieces on view in Venice. From 4 June to 18 September 2011 the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore Exhibition Centre will host Penelope’s Labour: Weaving Words … Continue reading

17. July 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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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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Jane Kidd’s Land Sentence Series + New Website

TranslatorLand Sentence: Arbour, Woven Tapestry, 2009, 83 x 205 cm A sentence is the basic unit of communication, a meaningful statement. In this series sentence also references the punishment imposed by mankind on the environment. Aerial and satellite photographs provide … Continue reading

22. June 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Tapestries Curator Chosen as New MET Director

TranslatorVisitors at “Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor” an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum that Thomas P. Campbell curated in 2007 “Ending months of fervid speculation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art reached into its own ranks on Tuesday and … Continue reading

11. September 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Tamara Jaworska at Prime Gallery

TranslatorPRIME presents tapestry, works on paper, and a newly released book on the life works of Tamara Jaworska. Jaworska’s skill as an artist-weaver belongs to the disciplines that were born more than five hundred years ago, while the pictorial essence … Continue reading

28. August 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Art Tempo at Palazzo Fortuny

Translator The exterior of Palazzo Fortuny with Ghanian artist El Anatsui’s tapestry of recycled metal and copper wire. Read more about Art Tempo HERE from Jen Graves, writing for The Stranger in Seattle, Washington.

21. September 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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