Dreamlines 3# by Australian textile artist Brenda Gael Smith featured in the QuiltCon 2023 lecture “10 Modern Masterpieces” by David Owen Hastings and Teresa Duryea Wong.
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 […]
To mark the 20th anniversary of my first baby quilt, I have been reflecting on what I have learned along the way. Creative Backstory is a series of blog posts each highlighting a different year. I invite you to share your creative backstory. Each day, I will post an optional prompt. Leave your response as […]
Dr. Elizabeth Townsend Gard is a professor of copyright law at Tulane University in New Orleans. She has been instrumental in building the Just Wanna Quilt community, podcast, research project and publishing arm. There’s also a Just Wanna Quilt Facebook Group. Elizabeth’s curiosity and enthusiasm are infectious. I am excited that she invited me to […]
What an honour to be featured in an Artists to Watch profile in issue #15 of the Art Quilt Quarterly magazine: Brenda Gael Smith’s work is vibrant, dynamic, bold, and resonant. Using her own hand- dyed fabrics, she makes her abstract pieces come alive with the shapes and colors of the world around her. This […]
I am honoured to be a special exhibitor at the Sydney Quilt Show 2019 at the International Exhibition Centre at Darling Harbour 19-23 June 2019. I look forward to sharing a selection of my artwork including my 2018 monthly art project – Taking Shape: Cues from Nature. I will present a floor talk each day […]