Taking Shape: Monthly Art Project: February 2018

Following on from the Copa Abstractions: Weekly Art Quilt Project, I have set myself a new creative challenge for 2018 – Taking Shape: Cues from Nature. Each month, I will create a 50x50cm abstract composition drawing my inspiration from nature with a focus on shape. I will use my hand-dyed fabrics enhanced by textural surface… Read More →

Natural Abstractions Exhibition: Last Days

It’s the last days of my Natural Abstractions solo exhibition at Gosford Regional Gallery. The exhibition closes at 4pm on Wednesday, 14 February 2018. This is your last opportunity to view the Copa Abstractions: Weekly Art Project in the cloth. The textile sketches have really engaged viewers and have been popular purchases. Only four sketches… Read More →

Launch of Katrina Hadjimichael Website

I love how technology enables us to share our creative endeavours with people all over the world. For me, technology and quilting are intertwined. And so I love joining fellow creatives to assist them in presenting their work online. Most recently, I have been working with Katrina Hadjimichael who launches her new gallery and online… Read More →

Call for Entries: Small Artwork Exhibition Opportunities

Australian textile artists have two upcoming exhibition opportunities for smaller artworks: Petite Miniature Textiles entry form (PDF) Wangaratta Art Gallery 2 June -29 July 2018. Maximum size 30x30x30cm. Closing date 5pm, Friday 16 March 2018. Australian artists only. Australia Wide Six – a juried, touring exhibition showcasing the work of Ozquilt Network members.  Online entry… Read More →

Natural Abstractions: Further Exhibition Update

My solo exhibition Natural Abstractions continues at Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford, NSW, Australia until Wednesday 14 February 2018. The gallery is open from 10am-4pm daily. I live 20 minutes away so I have been popping in and out regularly. I enjoy talking with viewers (or just eavesdropping!) and often I bump into friends which makes… Read More →

Call for Entries: World Quilt Competition 2018

Australian entries for the World Quilt Competition 2018  are now open! Share your artwork on the international stage, and let someone else look after logistics, shipping, customs and insurance!   Entries close on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Accepted entries will premiere at the World Quilt New England  (16-18 August 2018) and tour to other Mancuso shows… Read More →

Colourful Greeting Cards for Sale

My next batch of Copa Abstractions catalogues is due to arrive on Wednesday and there are also copies available at Gosford Regional Gallery. Another colourful option is a new range of greeting cards. They are 5 1/2×5 1/2in square with a matching envelope inside a protective cellophane sleeve. The cards are blank inside. Order a… Read More →

Copa Abstractions Artwork For Sale

All artwork in my Natural Abstractions exhibition is for sale via Gosford Regional Gallery. As the red dots show, the Copa Abstractions collection of textile sketches has attracted a lot of buyer attention. Each individual work is 15x15cm and mounted on a mat in a 25×25 cm white shadow box frame. The sale price is… Read More →

Natural Abstractions: Installation Photos

Yesterday I returned to Gosford Regional Gallery to deliver more catalogues and to take in the exhibition at a leisurely pace. Here are some more installation photos. The exhibition is in the foyer gallery which has recently been modified to cover over windows and provide more exhibition space. My exhibition is comprised of 52 framed… Read More →

Natural Abstractions Opening

My heart is bursting with joy. Natural Abstractions, my solo exhibition, opened yesterday and I was joined by a multitude of friends  and followers to celebrate the occasion. Thank you to everyone who attended in person and in spirit. I positively floated through the day on your good vibes. I intentionally focussed on meeting and… Read More →