Textile artist and curator Brenda Gael Smith shares an effective, low-fuss method of hanging a collection of small textile works.
The Queensland Quilters Quilt Show is on at the Brisbane Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane until Sunday 20 October 9am to 4pm. Special exhibits include my Twelve by Twelve Theme Series and my personal 2018 Monthly Art Project Taking Shape: Cues from Nature. It’s almost exactly 12 years since the Twelve by Twelve group was […]
I invite you to join me and my special exhibit at the Sydney Quilt Show 2019. The show opens today 19 June in conjuction with the Craft & Quilt Fair at the Exhibition Centre at Darling Harbour and runs until Sunday 23 June, 9am-4pm daily. I am presenting a floor talk each day at 11am […]
My creative challenge for 2018 was Taking Shape: Cues from Nature where each month I made a 50x50cm abstract textile painting with a focus on shape. For my 12th and final work in this collection, I was inspired by the gang of cockatoos that often hang out on the power lines in the street below. […]
My creative challenge for 2018 is Taking Shape: Cues from Nature where I make a 50x50cm abstract textile painting with a focus on shape. November brings jacaranda blooms and, after wind and rain, a carpet of mishapen flowers: My preliminary sketches on my iPad were too literal. I needed to zoom in and revel in […]
My creative challenge for 2018 is Taking Shape: Cues from Nature where I make a 50x50cm abstract textile painting with a focus on shape. I have endeavoured to strip out line from my designs for this exercise, but in the face of the out-stretched form of the umbrella tree flowers, resistance was futile! I decided […]