Artist Opportunities

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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WAFTA Fibreswest Scholarship – Going, going, almost gone – news and updates about Fibres West 2017

Welcome to this timely update from Fibres West 2017 – it has been some weeks since I had the chance to circulate an update and I hope it has been a creative time for all. Now it’s time to grab a cuppa, and read here! Since the launch of our 2017 program, the response has been nothing short of tremendous with 114 confirmed enrolments thus far. Hence the…
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Common Threads Wearable Art 2017

  This exciting competition gets better every year.  Entries for 2017 are now open. There’s over $7,000 in prizes to be won with a special award for first time entrants! The whole thing culminates in a choreographed musical, dance and artistic performance on stage in the Performing Arts Centre in Mandurah.  It was a sellout last year. It’s not just an…
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WAFTA-Fibres West 2017 Scholarship Information

Here are the details of the long awaited WAFTA FibresWest Scholarship…. Established in 2015, the WAFTA Fibres West Scholarship Fund enables a deserving WAFTA member to attend the Fibres West 2017 residential week from July 2-8, 2017 at Muresk Institute. The successful recipient would….. be a financial member of WAFTA both at the time of applying and at the time of participation…
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Timeless Textile Gallery

In 2016 WAFTA is  subscribed to this newsletter – the ONLY all-textile gallery in the country. A visit to Timeless Textiles at 90 Hunter St Newcastle East NSW, will find you surrounded by exquisite original works by Australian and international textile and fibre artisans. Every piece on display has been hand made using eco-friendly and mostly recycled products and fibres. Timeless Textiles offers…
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artLines/artConnect – Artsource latest news

For the latest newsletters… artLines Artsource member news #16 artLines  Artsource member news #8 Casual job opportunity Admin Assistant – Applications close noon 25 April 2016 (AWST) Connect Kings Square – Saturday April 30 – 2016 – Free all ages event Studios available in Ashfield complex What’s on at Artsource artLines Artsource member news #6 24 March 2016 2016 artConnect Special announcement…
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Applications Invited to ‘The Fabric of Life Exhibition’

The Forest Heritage Centre in Dwellingup is presenting an exhibition of textile based art works that feature the unique qualities of textiles as an art medium. Textiles are a seductive medium that can evoke a range of emotions due to its tactile nature. Textiles are a part of daily life and as a result, textile artists can use this connection to…
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Artist Opportunities to Act or to Enter….

Do you want to help make arts and culture an issue in the 2016 Federal Election! If you’ve been wondering how to make the arts a federal  election issue see here for a “how to” from the Chamber of Arts and Culture (http://www.cacwa.org.au), of which WAFTA is a member. Need to know more about installing or curating? Jurors’ comments in…
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The York Festival 2016 Invitation to Holders, Artists

September 10-11, 2016 The York Festival is looking for Stall Holders and Artists for this years Festival, the biggest and best yet.  Our website http://www.yorkfestival.com.au is now open. Jenny Garroun, the Director of The York Festival is an avid Textile Art Collector, so we have a strong passion for Textile Art. Stall Holders- We are looking for makers of original, high quality and handmade work….
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CAN November eNews: artist opportunities, events, professional development and more

Is there a WAFTA member interested in attending this exciting event? Let us know……  Robyn Archer is heading to the south west for CAN   Robyn Archer will support CAN’s inaugural Culture-Centred Leadership course in Margaret River on the 17th of November and then deliver a keynote address to the public at the Margaret River Arts and Culture Centre. The focus of her talk…
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