Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Regeneration Exhibition:

Regeneration: Contemporary Quilt Textiles 2012  will be open free to the public from 27 April to 4 June 2012 at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum at West Esplanade Reserve, Manly.  All are invited to the opening by the curator, Jennifer Sanders,  at 6-8pm, Friday 27 April 2012.

The exhibition showcases some of the best work to be seen in the art quilt world. It will be an opportunity, not only see the finished artwork, but in most cases, to also see the processes used by the artists to achieve their vision and response to the theme ‘Regeneration’, via individual display boxes. This will include the artists’ sources of inspiration, photos, sketches, samples of fabrics and techniques.

Congratulations to the successful artists: Jody Abel (VIC), Mirjam Aigner (NSW), Anna Brown (NSW), Jan Clark (NSW), Sue Cunningham (VIC), Amanda Daly (NSW), Ruth de Vos (WA), Dianne Firth (ACT), Brenda Gael Smith (NSW), Judy Hooworth (NSW), Alison Levingston (NSW), Gloria Muddle (NSW), Alison Muir (NSW), Judy Nikoleski (NSW), Kylie Ramsay (NSW), Greg Somerville (NSW), Joanne Steele (NSW), Carolyn Sullivan (NSW), Antonia Valentine (NSW).

There is a full exhibition program including, on Sunday 29 April 2012 at 3pm, In Conversation will be held at the Gallery, with Jennifer Sanders, who will discuss the exhibition and artworks with exhibiting artists - Judy Hooworth, Dianne Firth, Alison Muir, Judy Nikoleski, Jo Steele, Jody Abel, Mirjam Aigner, Amanda Daly, Alison Levingston, Kylie Ramsay and Antonia Valentine.

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