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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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Fremantle Arts Centre – Freo Festival has Started

Fremantle Festival 2016 has begun! The ten day, fully curated arts festival is packed with more than 40 quality art, music and theatre events. FAC is one of this year’s key festival venues. Check out below the great line up of free and ticketed events. Fremantle Festival 2016 begins today! The ten day, fully curated arts festival is packed with more than 40 quality…
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Invitation to Two Exhibition Openings at Kidogo Arthouse

The Directors of Gallery East have pleasure in inviting you to the opening of two exhibitions at   Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach, Fremantle, Western Australia at 6pm on the evening of Friday 28 October 2016 (The exhibitions will be open from Sunday 30 October to Sunday 5 November 11am – 4pm daily )   200 Years of Japanese Prints. (The prints on show form…
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A Warm Invitation to Two Solo Exhibitions at Nyisztor Studio

You are warmly invited to two solo exhibitions Secundum Vitae by Barbie Greenshields and Prepositions by Anna Sabadini Opening Night Saturday 29th October 2016, 6pm – 8pm Exhibitions run Sunday 30th October 2016 to Sunday 13th November 2016 at Nyisztor Studio 391 Canning Hwy, Palmyra/Melville Entry and Parking via Stock Rd Open Wednesday – Saturday 11am to 5pm Sunday 2pm to 5pm Images: Barbie…
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You’re invited to the opening of the 2016 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing

Your friends and you are invited to celebrate the opening of the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing Other events to run during this exhibition include the Print Award Forum. For more information and other related events click here. Thursday 22 Sept | 6:30pm | Free |  To be opened by Michael Kempson, Senior Lecturer & Convenor of…
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What’s on at Artsource?

WHAT’S ON AT ARTSOURCE EVENTS ARTIST TALKS: MACHINES AND MAKERS In partnership with the Mundaring Art Centre, Artsource is presenting talks from artists, all of who will have responded “to the political, social and economic impacts of the invention and use of the domestic sewing machine from the (1850’s to 1980’s) as well as selected historic sewing machines form the…
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MACRO/micro – Explorations in Felt: A FeltWEST exhibition

Nancy Ballesteros (a FeltWEST committee member) advised WAFTA that a group of WAFTA members are exhibiting at this Exhibition.  If you are available why not your support this dynamic group? MACRO/micro Exhibition –  August 20 to September 10, 2016 Artist Floor Talks August 20 – A free event – All welcome www.feltwest.org.au FeltWEST Facebook Feltmakers are constantly seeking new ways to create patterns and…
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Ozquilt Network Mini Conference: 23-25 September 2016

Be a part of a beautiful Bunbury weekend of activities and events with the nation-wide Ozquilt Network Mini Conference 2016 Flyer . – Artists’ Gallery talk – Inspiring speakers – Silent Auction – Design workshop – Optional Sunday Mystery Tour: to experience Art, Nature & Community – the launch of the Australia Wide Five touring exhibition coincides with this one –…
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YOUNG ORIGINALS 2016 – Secondary Schools Exhibition

An exhibition featuring the best artwork from secondary students across WA will be on show during ECU Mount Lawley and WAAPA’s Open Day. Media Release – Young Originals 2016 For the sixth consecutive year Edith Cowan University School of Arts and Humanities is partnering with the Western Australian Secondary School Executive Association (WASSEA) to host the Young Originals Exhibition 2016 at Spectrum…
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An Invitation: Asking the Stones Where to Begin by Claire Bushby

You are invited to the opening of  ASKING THE STONES WHERE TO BEGIN A solo exhibition of new works by Claire Bushby on Friday, 29th July, 6.00 – 8.00pm at Free Range Gallery,  339 Wellington Street, Perth. ASKING THE STONES WHERE TO BEGIN is an exhibition of new work developed by Claire Bushby during a two month residency at Listhús in Ólafsfjörður….
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eALMANAC News in Brief and Calls for Entries

  News in Brief WHAT’S ON | EXHIBITION BRIEFS | PREVIEWS | NEWS | SERVICES | CALL FOR ENTRIES 2016 Packing Room Prize Winner Announced George Calombaris is Melbourne-based artist Betina Fauvel-Ogden’s secret ingredient in her recipe for success for this year’s Art Gallery of New South Wales ‘Packing Room Prize’. Also, view the 2016 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes…
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Machines and Makers exhibition

Another Post from Peripatetic Penny…………  If you love machine and hand sewing and haven’t made it yet to Jude van der Merwe’s wonderful Machines and Makers exhibition in the Mundaring Arts Centre, please do try. Although the art works are thought provoking and moving in themselves, it probably helps to have a bit of a sentimental or nostalgic streak as…
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Machines and Makers Exhibition Opening-7pm Friday 8 July

  Image: Edgar’s Bad Shirts (detail) by Mikaela Castledine, copper wire, glassine paper, cotton thread (photo by Eva Fernandez) for Machines & Makers July is all about sewing obsessions, machines and ironing!  Behind closed doors this week, the final pieces of Machines & Makers are being painstakingly stitched into place, ready for the unveiling of the highly anticipated exhibitions at MAC 7pm, this Friday night. In the…
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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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