Weekly Art Project: 22 March

I am currently having a wonderful time teaching at Grampians Texture in Halls Gap, western Victoria. The Grampians National Park is very different from my coastal environment and I have been enjoying the different sights, sounds and smells. The forest fragrance after the rain was divine and, after nearly 30 years of living in Australia,… Read More →

Weekly Art Project: Week 26 Celebration

It’s 26 weeks since I started my self-guided weekly art project. It’s the half way mark and I am still inspired! Today I share my latest textile sketch – Cockatoo Feather.  What designs appeal most to you so far? I would love to know – leave a comment or vote in my mini-poll below. I… Read More →

a matter of time at Gosford Regional Gallery

My current curatorial project, a matter of time, is on exhibition at Gosford Regional Gallery until 22 March 2017.  I invite you to join me for a curator floor talk and morning tea at 10.30am on Friday 10 March 2017.  Please RSVP to the gallery at (02) 43​04 7550.  All welcome!

a matter of time at Gosford Regional Gallery

As a curator, one of my goals is to promote textile art in gallery settings to reach a broader audience so I am delighted that a matter of time tours next to Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford, New South Wales, Australia 18 February – 22 March 2017. The official opening is at 6.30pm on Friday, 17… Read More →

Invitation to a matter of time in Adelaide

Come along to the Craft & Quilt Fair  in Adelaide: 3-6 November 2016 and explore the fourth dimension in cloth in the exhibition a matter of time. I will be presenting a curator floor talk with local artists Suzanne Gummow, Julie Haddrick and Alvena Hall at 12.30pm on Thursday, 3 November only. All welcome! I… Read More →

A matter of time at Queanbeyan until 16 July

a matter of time has its first gallery outing at The Q Exhibition Space, Queanbeyan, NSW, Australia: 28 June-16 July 2016 (closed Sundays). The laundry King and I are heading down the Hume Highway today to attend the exhibition opening from 5.30pm.  This will be the only time I present my curator floor talk at… Read More →

a matter of time in Brisbane

My current touring exhibition a matter of time is attractively presented on one long wall at the Stitches & Craft Show, Brisbane.  Come along to my floor talk today, Sunday 20 March, at 12.30pm.  All welcome! I also have colour catalogues for sale. A photo posted by Brenda Gael Smith (@brendagaelsmith) on Mar 15, 2016… Read More →

Launch of a matter of time

a matter of time premieres this week at the Stitches & Craft Show, Rosehill, Sydney: 3-6 March 2016. I invite you to join me and some of the artists for a currator floor talk at 12.30pm on Thursday and Sunday.  The exhibition is located on  Level 1 – Mezzanine. If you can’t make the exhibition… Read More →

a matter of time: photography day

Here are some snaps from photography day for the exhibition a matter of time. I ordered a 25mm hard polystyrene sheet from a local supplier and arranged for it to be cut into three panels – each approximately 1220x810mm. This size was big enough to hold the artwork and, importantly, could still fit in my… Read More →

a matter of time: curatorial tasks

It feels like I’ve been lost in time lately.  Since my last post, I have been engrossed in multiple projects including: working with the QuiltNSW exhibition subcommittee on the implementation of the new Sydney Quilt Show 2016 online entry form.  This fully-integrated form enables entrants to submit their entry and pay securely by credit card… Read More →