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WAFTA at Open Gardens: West Coast Perth

Large numbers of garden lovers enjoyed the sunshine and a wandered through the garden…and also enjoyed viewing a selection of Altered States 2017 Exhibition artworks, textile demonstrations and works for sale.  All thanks to the hardworking WAFTA volunteers at work. ….. at Sheryl’s Garden, Victoria Park    over the weekend of Sept. 30-Oct.1 Madge another WAFTA member in the “dye corner” at…
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Altered States Exhibition 2017: Artist Talks September 21

Altered States Exhibition 2017 September 16-23 – Perth Town Hall ALTERED STATES 2017 an exhibition by members of WAFTA: Artist Talks – Thursday September 21 From the initial ‘shock, horror’ of finding what was in their bags of re-cycled textiles to re-use. Sixty three artists took up the challenge to ‘use a little or a lot of everything in the bag’…
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Altered States Photography Day: August 18 2017

Done and dusted! …… Yesterday the  ‘diverse and eclectic’ collection of 63 Altered States Exhibition 2017 entries were photographed ‘in all their glory’. They were all magnificent…..and we now look forward to seeing them all in the form of Exhibition Postcards and at the Exhibition in four short weeks. Please join us in offering our biggest thanks to……. photographer Josh Wells…
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Artist talks: by Liz Arnold and Robi Szalay – WAFTA Artists-in-Residence at the Shopfront

If you missed the opportunity to hear WAFTA Artists-in-Residence, Liz Arnold and Robi Szalay talk about their work on one of the last two Thursdays, they were well attended and fascinating. The studios were set up and looked very professional.  Thank you to those generous members who helped Robi and Liz set up their displays and their work areas. They now…
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WAFTA/North Metro TAFE Shopfront – AIR 2017 – Aug. 8-18

      To encourage artist development WAFTA have run an Artist-in Residence programme at North Metropolitan TAFE for several years.   This collaboration not only gives the artists an  opportunity for concentrated research and experimentation, but also their expertise is available for students at TAFE.  This year two excellent artists have been selected for the two week programme –…
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Introducing Robi Szalay, Artist-in-Residence at North Metropolitan TAFE, 8 – 18 August

With great pleasure WAFTA introduces Robi Szalay, Artist-in-Residence 2017 at  North Metropolitan TAFE, 8 – 18 August   Robi will be looking at the physical nature of lace work and how it mimics ideas of connection – so important to human needs on many levels.  She is curious about the internal body systems such as the lymph system and whether these connections can…
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WAFTA’s Artists-in-Residence 2017 Announcement

Our warmest congratulations to Liz Arnold and Robi Szalay for being selected as WAFTA’s Artists-in-Residence (AIR) at The ShopFront North Metropolitan TAFE, 149 Beaufort St Northbridge. To be held between August 8 and 18.     The WAFTA General Committee offers sincere thanks to all applicants.     We look forward to WAFTA members’ patronage and friends of this event.  More…
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Step Up and Sit Down for WAFTA at the Craft Show: August 4, 5 & 6

The Claremont Craft & Wood Show comes around again. WAFTA is again a presence on August 4, 5 and 6 and we would love you to come and sit with us at our stand. Take advantage of the ‘free entry’ ticket and spend half your day with us and the remainder shopping, looking at the exhibitions and catching up with friends. We have spaces…
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WAFTA at Work – WA Craft Show & at TAFE

2017 at TAFE Shopfront, Northbridge – Monday August 7-9 Click here to see more news. 2017 THE WA CRAFT SHOW – August 4, 5, 6 _________________________________________________________________________________ 2016 at TAFE Shopfront, Northbridge – August 29 – September 2             2016 THE WA CRAFT SHOW – August 5, 6, 7 Last chance ………. You have just tomorrow left to visit the Show…
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