Quarter time: a matter of time

I hope you are enjoying the just a moment series highlighting artists and their artwork from the exhibition a matter of time. 8 days down, 24 to go!   

just a moment from a matter of time

just a moment is a series of daily blog posts from 29 January to 29 February 2016 that will feature an artist and preview their artwork from my next touring exhibition a matter of time. Subscribe below to have the latest updates delivered straight to your in-box! Enter your email address: Other ways that you… Read More →

moment of truth: a matter of time

The artwork for a matter of time is starting to arrive at Copacabana.  It’s so exciting! Photos rarely show the full character and texture of textile artworks.  I am looking forward to sharing this exhibition in the cloth.  In the meantime, I invite you to read about the a matter of time selection process. Left… Read More →

26 January 2016

On this Australia Day 2016, and always, I acknowledge the indigenous people of this land: Desert Tracks: Not Terra Nullius:  For thousands of years, the first peoples of Australia traversed this land belying the doctrine of terra nullius (land belonging to no one) that underpinned European settlement and nation building.  For the Aboriginal people, an… Read More →

a matter of time: vital statistics

How many entries featured clock motifs as the dominant sub-theme? how may rusted entries were there? is applique still the front running technique?  All these questions and more are addressed over at a matter of time-vital statistics. And, of course, there’s the odd pie chart and bar graph too! Related posts: a matter of time:… Read More →

a matter of time artists

Time flies when you’re having fun!  In all the excitement, I didn’t get a chance to post here that I have finalised my selection of works for a matter of time.  Selecting the 32 featured artists wasn’t easy but here’s the official list: In the coming week, I will share some more statistics and insights… Read More →

Call for Entries:World Quilt Competition 2016

Calling all Australian* quilters! Whether your work is traditional or innovative in design, you are invited to enter the  World Quilt Competition 2016  Accepted entries will premiere at the World Quilt New England  (18-20 August 2016) and tour to other quilt shows run by Mancuso Show Management in the United States. How to Enter Entries… Read More →

Interim Report from the Tardis

Three days ago I slipped into the wormhole that is the selection process and started my review of the 104 entries for a matter of time.  I will share more about this process later.  In the meantime, I can report that my shortlist currently stands at 40 or so works.  Reducing this to 32 is… Read More →

a matter of time: preliminary statistics

Entries for a matter of time, my next travelling exhibition, closed at midnight on 15 January 2016. Putting out a call for entries is always an act of faith.  Add a challenging theme and many questions hang in the air. Will enough artists respond?  Will the quality of entries be high enough to present an… Read More →

SAQA Mentorship Initiatives

Mentorship.  It’s a big concept but Studio Art Quilt Associates is tackling it.  In this post, I highlight two key SAQA mentorship initiatives: the SAQA Mentorship Program – a goal or project-based program of peer mentoring;  and the library of SAQA Mentorship Webinar Recordings. Mentorship Program For the past few months I have been participating… Read More →