We made it!! An exhibition in a public building in Oakville Toronto. What an achievement. I have found the entire experience extremely worthwhile. So much to learn about staging exhibitions. It was a remarkable feeling to put your treasured pieces on display in a public building and walk away and leave them. It takes the workContinue reading “Marilyn Hall”
Here are some images of new work this November. I am still making the connection between language, mark and stitch yet have made a huge leap in this work away from the tightness of pattern darning. For me, the pattern darning was a direct association with the written word in that I used the lengthContinue reading “Denise Jones”
Our graduate show under the name Continuum, has been installed in Oakville Town Hall, on the outskirts of Toronto, as part of the World of Threads Festival.
Needing to stitch, I took a look at my pin board for a trigger. Colour – postcards and sari ribbon, remind me of the colour of autumn outside, my favourite season. Stunning countryside everywhere you look. It is so transient though, a strong autumn wind and it will be gone. I took some of theContinue reading “Marilyn Hall”
My first post – this will be a challenge! Here are my new corsetry sculptures. I have reworked the originals ready for exhibition at the ‘World of Threads Festival’ in Oakville, Toronto next week. In their original form they were too large for the allocated space and would have proved challenging to transport. Interesting spacingContinue reading “Marilyn Hall”
Denise Marilyn and I (Jean) visited the ‘Framing Space’ Exhibition at ‘Artworks MK’. Sue Mclaggan, Carol Quarini, Gail Baxter and Beth Walsh are textile designers, whose group name is ‘Liminal’; their practice has developed from hand-made lace. This is an interesting and challenging exhibition, which seeks to engage the public with a selection of origianlContinue reading “From Jean Kirk”
Have begun deconstructing some found fabric – a patchwork cushion cover washed up on Bovisand beach.
“This is my degree exhibition work. The work is made from dyed cotton organdie, with small tucks in simple lines and swirls, which reflect the gravel rakings in a Zen Buddhist Garden.”
Ready for the next chapter.
Time to launch Quinary on the www, achieved with Kay’s help over coffee at the Black Swan, Frome.