Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Our Place Exhibition: 24 July - 5 September

You are invited to a new exhibition


Prints, paintings and textiles by
Pamela Ireland, Jacqui White, Linda Greedy
and Pamela Fitzsimons

Please join us for drinks with the artists on
Saturday 24 July at 6pm
RSVP to or phone 02 4991 6619

You can also join us with the artists ‘In Conversation’ on Saturday 7th August at 2.30pm in the gallery where you will have the chance to hear how they work, what inspires a them and ask any questions you have.

cessnock regional art gallery inc
16 Vincent Street
Cessnock 2325 NSW
Ph: 02 4991 6619
Fax: 02 4991 6620

Sunday, 18 July 2010

Classic Oz Rocks! Art to Wear 2010 @ Gosford Regional Gallery

The exhibition of Classic Oz Rocks continue at Gosford Regional Gallery until Sunday 25 July.

Based on the colours of the Australian Outback, this exhibition of fashion design draws on some of Australia’s most talented textile artists. All garments designed for this exhibition have been created using a limited colour palette. Held annually as part of the Sydney Quilt Show in Darling Harbour, this is the first time that the Art to Wear section has travelled outside Sydney. This year’s exhibition features guest artist Cheryl Bridgart from Adelaide.

Saturday, 17 July 2010

The New Quilt 2010: Artist Floor Talks

The New Quilt 2010: Contemporary Quilt Textiles exhibition continues at Manly Art Gallery & Museum until Sunday 25 July (open Tuesday-Sunday 10am - 5pm).  For extra insights into the exhibition, you are invited to join the artist floor talks at 3pm on Sunday, 18 July and 3pm, Sunday 25 July 2010.

Desire Lines #5: After the Rain
53cm x 112cm ©2010

Saturday, 10 July 2010

Market Day @ Burwood: 17 July

The next Guild meeting is on Saturday, 17 July at the Burwood RSL ( 96 Shaftsbury Avenue Burwood). It's market day so there will be lots of quilting and other goodies for you to peruse, and maybe buy! (Please call the office if you wish to book a sales table - $5 fee.) Market day commences at 11am. In addition:

  • 11am demonstration by Catherine Porter from The Craft Mailbox, a generous quilt show sponsor.
  • 1pm: Guild general meeting followed by guest speaker Carole Douglas: Carole is an artist, writer and community educator who also specialises in Indian textiles and in particular those from Kachchh in Gujarat. She works as a designer and her products are found in the Victoria and Albert Museum shop in London, the Manly Art Gallery and Museum as well as other outlets. She regularly conducts tours in India, also works with artisans on product development and issues of sustailability. She will talk to the Guild about traditional and contemporary quilting in Kachchh.
Visitors are welcome!