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Reminder

This is a reminder the next Monday group get together/meeting is tomorrow Monday 20 May at Kingston AE Centre, B Block, entry off Church Street, 10 am for 10.30 am. New members always welcome and please try and remember your name tag!

This is our annual fundraiser, the Cancer Council morning tea, so please bring a small plate and a $5 donation and enjoy each other’s company after we share each other’s creative endeavours. Tea and coffee provided.

How to Find B Block at Kingston

Web Trawlings

Zoneonearts invitation to meet Yasemen Hussein and her bespoke wig sculptures

Another interesting article from Artwork Archive : How to find a new direction in your art practice

Explore Fibre is a resourceful website, also containing an International list of fibre art organizations 

2019 Exhibitions Interstate and Overseas

Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, 2019  Wangaratta, Vic 1 June – 11 August 

Fiberart International 2019  Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA 31 May – 1 June

WTA 8th Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art Madrid, Spain 17 September – 3 November

Quilt National opens May 24 in Athens, Ohio. We are both honoured and delighted that one of our members, Sandra Champion,  had her entry accepted this year, and will be attending the opening.

Newsletters

Stock room highlights from Bett Gallery

Next Meeting

The next Monday group get together/meeting is on Monday 20th May at Kingston AE Centre, B Block, 10 am for 10.30 am.  New members are always welcome! Come along and see what we are about.  Remember your name tag as it’s helpful for everyone!  How to Find B Block at Kingston

SandB Workshop Offer

Workshop Offer from Roz and Chris 
The email offering places in Eszter Bornemisza’s workshop, Artist Book – Out of the Box, will be sent out at 7am Tuesday May 28.  Places are allocated in order of receipt of email replies. Eszter is a most gifted textile artist from Hungary, and her workshops inspire particpants to look at the world differently. This workshop promises to be no exception. All details, dates, content, cost, etc can be found on our website: go to Events, click on Workshops and scroll down.

Workshops

Workshop fun from Chris – Members are certainly having fun exploring ideas in Joy Allison’s “Make your Mark” drawing workshop that has just recently begun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Channel Regional Arts Group (CRAG) request help promoting upcoming art events;

Lyn Aitkins Beginners Beading Workshop, Sun 16th June and Margaret Vandenberg Lino Print Workshop, Sat-Sun 22-23 June.

If you are interested or know of others who may be, please download and if you wish, broadcast the following attachments.  Flyer Beading Workshop April 2019 (1)  

Flyer Lino Workshop April 2019  

Workshops Poster April 2019

Opportunities

From Chris

HAVE YOUR SAY  Here’s a chance for all of us interested in the arts to say we really want overt support for the arts in this very arts oriented municipality where Stitching and Beyond was born. Sadly the new arts hub provides no workshop space, only space for exhibitions and meetings. Opportunity to HAVE YOUR SAY closes on 3 June!

Exhibitions

Handmark Gallery Exhibitions : Clelbrating Ceramics 30-4 to 13-5 ; Affordable, works under $3000, 5-5 to 29-5 ; Clifford How, Elysian Fields 17-5 to 3-6-2019

Despard Gallery Fusion Contemporary Ceramic Art 1 to 26 May 2019

Salamanca Arts Centre ; Chromophobia by emerging artist Felicity Lovett