LATEST NEWS FROM WAFTA

Gallery East

David Forrest and Janis Nedela the Directors of Gallery East have great pleasure in inviting you to the opening of  Between the Sheets: Artists’ Books 2017 78 works by 61 artists from 9 countries Works can be viewed on http://www.galleryeast.com.au/general/books2017/main.htm   the exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue which can be purchased at Gallery Central ($10)   RSVP to gallery@nmtafe.wa.edu.au   GALLERY EAST…
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Galleries, Public Events

Altered State 2017: WAFTA Members’ Exhibition Challenge

The upcoming WAFTA members exhibition: Altered State 2017 will be held in the Perth Town Hall between September 15-25. A detail announcement was emailed to members on March 8, 2017. Read more in the Altered State Flyer . Important Dates for your calendar Launch:  March 28  Please note……Mystery Bags are selling fast…….so don’t miss out on yours……Book here Submission: August 14 & 15 Exhibition:…
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Exhibiting Opportunities, Exhibitions, WAFTA, WAFTA blog

Wearable Art Mandurah 2017 Updates

March 22  CALLOUT FOR WAFTA VOLUNTEERS FOR THE WAM JUDGING DAY ON APRIL 8 WAM 2017 invites members interested in any putting their volunteer hand up for any of these roles to follow this link to the full list…….  http://www.mandurah.wa.gov.au/…/Ca…/Employment-Opportunities If you are interested please let Barb Thoms (WAM) know. Follow the link at the bottom of the page to indicate which…
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Public Events, Workshops & Opportunities, WAFTA blog, Wearable Art Study Group

February 26 Our First 2017 Members’ Meeting: Laura Vickerson

To start WAFTA’s 2017 Calendar in style the first Members’ Meeting and Talk was held at the beautiful KING STREET ART SPACE in the Perth CBD on Sunday afternoon. A large group of WAFTA members and friends enjoyed the afternoon and a delicious afternoon tea, with new and old textile friends and found out more about our speaker and artist, Laura Vickerson’s internationally acclaimed…
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Wearable Art Study Group January 21 2017 – glue guns with Sarah Quail

What could one learn in a “Gluing Workshop” – glue is for joining and repair, right? WAFTA member Sara Quail gave a workshop focused on, in her words, “Embracing your glue gun and emblazoning fabrics by embellishing, embedding, embossing and more……. Creating a decorative, dimensional and structural medium for integrating with textiles” – all done with everyday items from the…
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WAFTA blog, Wearable Art Study Group

Date Change – February members’ meeting from Tuesday Feb 21 2017 to Sunday afternoon Feb 26

Please note the date change for the first members’ meeting for 2017. There is no meeting at Alexander Park Craft House this Tuesday evening February 21, 2017. Instead your committee has planned an exciting meeting for Sunday afternoon February 26, 2017 at KING STREET ARTSPACE in the Perth CBD.   Please spread the word…… To kick the New WAFTA Year off…
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Wearable Art Study Group with Louise Wells: February 11 2017

At an exciting morning on the February 11 meeting of the Wearable Art Study group (WASG) members discovered more possibilities of upcycling their recycling bin!   The group of 11 members was very excited to have WAFTA member, and several times Wearable Art Mandurah artist, Louise Wells talk to us about how her ideas developed for each of her entry garments.  Our biggest thanks…
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Reminder: stitched and bound Invitation for 2017

‘stitched and bound’ 2017 invite you to enter ‘stitched and bound’ 2017-an exhibition for innovative contemporary art quilts, at Zig Zag Gallery, 50 Railway Road Kalamunda. The gallery suits small to medium quilts hung on walls, large quilts (one- or two–sided or transparent) hung from rafters in the ceiling for viewing at eye-level, and 3D works on plinths or hung from the…
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Artist Opportunities, Galleries, Public Events, Workshops & Opportunities

LAST DAYS of …. A taste of Summer: Holmes a Court Gallery at Vasse Felix

LAST DAYS of  A Taste of Summer This exhibition finishes  5pm  |  Sunday, 29 January. Holmes à Court Gallery at Vasse Felix , in association withartCollectiveWA Last chance to see a selection contemporary and historical works from the Collection that reflect the heat, the cool, and the activities of the Australian summer. Rene Collot D’Herbois, Herbert William Gibbs, Jesse Hilder, Tony…
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Public Events

Seasons Greetings from Artsource

  Season’s Greetings Happy Holidays from Artsource Jacky Cheng, Grass Whispering Secrets, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist. HAPPY HOLIDAYS Thank you for a wonderful 2016! We have enjoyed hosting a wide range of artist talks and opportunities for our members, supporters and patrons with 2,002 attendees at 19 events and workshops, two Open Studios and the Art Cargo forum in this past year. There were…
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Artsource, WAFTA blog