Australian textile artist Brenda Gael Smith reflects on 2021 highlights. For everything there is a season.
The New Quilt 2021 is a juried, survey exhibition presented by QuiltNSW. It showcases the art of quilting and reflects the richness and diversity of contemporary expressions of the quilt medium in Australia. The exhibition opened on 6 February 2021 and continues until 11 April 2021 at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, NSW. As part of […]
Australia Wide Seven is a touring exhibition showcasing the work of Ozquilt Network members. The exhibition will premiere at the Belconnen Arts Centre from 30 October until 18 December 2020 and continue on tour until 2022. My artwork Acuity #6: In a Twinkle of an Eye comments on how the world changed so quickly with […]
Bidding is now open for the second section of the SAQA Benefit Auction 2020 which includes my contribution In a Whisper of Time. Can you spot it in the line up below? I selected A Whisper in Time, a thread painting from my back catalogue, as a gentle antidote to 2020 and hope that it […]
Back on 20 March 2020, the inaugural Australian Textile Art Award opened at the Embroiders Guild gallery in Melbourne sponsored by Art Wear Publications. The gallery closed that evening due to COVID-19 and has not reopened since. A catalogue arrived in the mail but my mind was on other things. In short, it seemed like […]
Textile artist Brenda Gael Smith shares her textile painting Acuity #4: Clarity, her entry into the Aotearoa Quilters 2020 Colour Challenge – Aqua.