Exhibition Countdown: 8 days to go: Ribba Framing Tutorial

With 8 days to go, I continued with the task of mounting my textile sketches in shadow box frames. As I have received several inquiries, this post outlines my process in more detail. This approach is intentionally budget-driven so that I can offer my textile sketches at an affordable price point. For other works, I… Read More →

Exhibition Countdown: 9 days to go

Mounting an exhibition takes preparation. With 9 days until the opening of my solo exhibition Natural Abstractions, my action item today was to start mounting the Copa Abstractions collection ready for display and sale. For the last year, the completed textile sketches have resided in this shoe box: I say “completed” but I still had to… Read More →

Exhibition Countdown: 10 days to go

It’s ten days until the opening of my solo exhibition Natural Abstractions and the exhibition countdown has begun. The guest bedroom has been turned into a staging area and I am working my way through my action list. Today’s task was to prepare all of the hanging rods and batons for the larger textile paintings… Read More →

Quilt Symposium 2017 Lecture: The Art of Curating

On my way back home from Festival of Quilts, I stopped in Christchurch, New Zealand for judging for Quilt Symposium 2017. My lips are sealed about the results but I can say that the Symposium exhibition team is busy preparing an exciting collection of competition quilts and special exhibits including a matter of time. Did… Read More →

Discount Tickets for Festival of Quilts (UK) 2017

Join me at the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham from 10-13 August 2017.  Most of the time you will find me in the gallery with a matter of time and I would love to catch up with you there. I will also be giving the following presentations: Driven to Abstraction: Friday 12.30 (45 minutes lecture)… Read More →

Join me at Festival of Quilts (UK): 10-13 August 2017

I look forward to meeting up with European textile enthusiasts at the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham from 10-13 August 2017.  Most of the time, you will find me in the gallery with a matter of time. I will also be giving the following presentations: Driven to Abstraction: Friday 12.30 (45 minutes Lecture) Brenda creates… 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 →

Tutorial: How to Attach Textile Art to a Stretched Canvas

This tutorial show one method for attaching your textile art to a stretched canvas in a way that allows for the work to be easily removed later if desired. Experiment and see what works for you.  There are many options available. Background For a while now I have been wanting to try mounting my small… 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 →