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WAFTA members in Eco Echo Exhibition: with Anne Williams, Delys Brady, Marie Mitchell, Trish Newman-Bruton, Pauline White & other textile artists

1 – 14 December, 2017, ‘Eco Echo Exhibition’, Midland Junction Arts Centre Exhibition Opening Friday evening, 1 December WAFTA members Anne Williams, Delys Brady, Marie Mitchell, Trish Newman-Bruton,  & Pauline White have work in this exhibition run by the Fibrant textile group. http://www.mundaringartscentre.com.au/exhibitions-2017/ The Fibrant textile group interpret their love of the environment presenting a range of contemporary two- and three-dimensional textile and…
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WAFTA member Exhibition: Reef-A Fine Line by Liz Arnold

 Opening Night                    Friday November 10    5 – 9 pm  Exhibition Monday – Friday November 11 – 24     10 – 4 pm Where: The Basement Gallery, 241 Hay Street Subiaco (Opposite the Vic Hotel) In the context of global warming Liz Arnold explores its effects on the ocean and marine life….
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An Invitation to ABout Turn: A Quiet Interrupted Art Life survey of Peggy Lyon’s works

Di Binns accepted this invitation from Mundaring Arts Centre and would love lots of WAFTA’s member to also accept and attend  …….. A message and invitation from Clare Stroud of Mundaring Arts Centre  ………..   …….Hi Diane This is the invitation to ABout Turn: A Quiet Interrupted Art Life survey of Peggy Lyon’s works for WAFTA members. All most welcome…
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The Gentle Arts: Quilts, Lace and Embroidery of Woodbridge

‘Gentle Arts’ is an exhibition showcasing the quilts, lace and embroidery of Woodbridge. Date: 24/08/2017 – 03/09/2017   Organised by the National Trust of Western Australia Woodbridge Volunteers, this exhibition is fittingly staged at Woodbridge, the beautiful 19th century residence of Charles Harper and his family, furnished in the late-Victorian style. Woodbridge (Photography by Neal Berry of Belmont,  Read more here….

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Exhibition by Charlie Wells Textile Artist: July 14 – September 3 and others……

Join us for the textile exhibition by Charlie Wells. Charlie’s art attempts to convey her personal and deep emotional attachment and relationship to the Australian landscape, particularly the outback. The apparent continuity of the horizon line and the subtle palette reflecting the colours of the dry Australian landscape are a feature of her work. Abstract marks, patterns and fragments of…
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A Message from Gallery East

Should you not be so fortunate to be able to visit the current Hokusai exhibitions at the British Museum and the National Gallery of Victoria, can we point you to:   <     two reviews featured in the Guardian  which give you the flavour of his  genius.   https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/may/28/hokusai-beyond-the-great-wave-review-british-museum   https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/may/19/hokusai-japanese-artist-late-blossoming-great-wave-mount-fuji <        and three original illustrated books by Hokusai which Gallery East is…
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The Gallery, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre – Updates

June 8 2017 The Gallery, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre exhibitions Behind The Scenes Museum Tour – Laced Up Date: 30 June Location: Wanneroo Regional Museum, Rocca Way, Wanneroo Time: 2pm – 3pm Cost: Free – Booking are essential on 9405 5920 See what goes on behind closed museum doors, with a focus on lace and textiles for our June Behind The Scenes tour!…
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FORM.GALLERY

FLiGHT – ABORIGINAL PERSPECTIVES FROM THE SKY FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE Flight: Aboriginal perspectives from the sky brings together artworks from Western Australian Aboriginal art centres and independent artists exploring the impact of flight on Aboriginal people’s relationship with Country. Curated by FORM in partnership with Dr. Darren Jorgensen, Flight features paintings, sculpture, and fibre works that consider understandings…
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Updates: stitched and bound exhibition – WAQA 2017

April 9 2017 Marvellous response by waqasandbgmailcom THANKYOU everyone who entered stitched and bound 2017. The result is a diverse range of artworks in the quilt medium. The exhibition at Zig Zag Gallery will be a stunner.   January 24 2017 ‘stitched and bound’ 2017 invite you to enter ‘stitched and bound’ 2017-an exhibition for innovative contemporary art quilts, at Zig Zag Gallery,…
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Fremantle Arts Centre – Updates –

JUNE 2017 Exhibition Jess Johnson: Hex Nemesis Jess Johnson (NZ/USA) transforms the gallery space with a wallpaper installation based on the densely patterned and constructed worlds in her drawings. Johnson’s highly detailed works are populated with recurring fleshy forms, symbols, architectural features and humanoid figures. Appearing to draw on arcane imagery and science-fiction, Johnson’s drawings have developed their own complex…
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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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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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