Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Australia Update for "Art Cloth: Engaging New Visions"

It's exciting to finally see the full list of invited artists in the upcoming Australian exhibition! My piece, "Etruscan Relic" will get shipped off to Australia after it gets professionally photographed on Friday.

Here are the first ads that just appeared in the May 2009 issue (# 94) of Australia Fibre Forum, an Australian textile magazine, for the upcoming Art Cloth: Engaging New Visions exhibition that will open in Australia August 29 - October 11, 2009 at the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, in Smithfield, NSW, AU. An exhibition preview article will appear in the same publication in the August issue.

Curated by Marie-Therese Wisniowski, a full time studio artist, researcher, author and casual lecturer at the University of Newcastle, the exhibition draws together an amazing selection of artists from all over the globe:

Laura Beehler, USA
Claire Benn, England
Regina Benson, USA
Jane Dunnewold, USA
Susan Fell-McLean, Australia
Claudia Hellmer, Germany
Cas Holmes, England
Ken Kagajo, Japan
Helen Lancaster, Australia
Jurate Petruskericiene, Lithuania
Jeanne Raffer Beck, USA
Julie Ryder, Australia
Joan Schulze, USA
Norma Starszalkowna, England
Annie Trevillian, Australia
Joan Truckenbrod, USA
Jurate Urbiene, Lithuania
Els van Baarle, The Netherlands
Marie-Therese Wisniowski, Australia
Ernabella Arts Australia will be represented by Tjariya (Nungalka) Stanley and Tjumkaya Tapaya

Marie-Therese says excitement is building about the exhibition. I am certainly starting to feel it! She has promised to send all of us images of the installation, which I'll share with you.

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