Exhibition at AQC

Come along to  the  Australasian Quilt Convention 14-17 April 2016, 10am-4.30pm.  It’s on the at the fabulous Royal Exhibition Building with abundant natural light (which makes photography tricky but is brilliant for enjoying the artwork).  I will be presenting a curator floor talk each day at 12.30pm.  All welcome!    

Coming soon: Australasian Quilt Convention 2016

a matter of time tours next to the Australasian Quilt Convention in Melbourne from 14-17 April 2016.  I will be presenting a curator floor talk at 12.30pm each day and I anticipate that several of the artists will be joining me. It’s wonderful to hear artists talk about their work.  All welcome! I have ordered… Read More →

Stitches & Craft Show, Brisbane

At the Stitches & Craft Show in Brisbane last week, the exhibit was attractively displayed on a long wall.  There was plenty of room for viewers to stand back and take it all in.  Here is a selection of photos.  This guy looks like he is moving through time! The next outing is at the… Read More →

a matter of time in Brisbane

a matter of time opens today at the Stitches & Craft Show Brisbane (10am-4.30pm) and continues until Sunday 20 March. Join Brenda Gael Smith for a curator floor talk – daily at 12.30pm. There is a catalogue available for purchase too. Thanks to Brother Australia for their support. 

order your catalogue for a matter of time

a matter of time tours next to: Stitches & Craft Show, Brisbane: 17-20 March 2016. Curator floor talk at 12.30pm daily. Australasian Quilt Convention, Melbourne: 14-17 April 2016. Curator floor talk at 12.30pm daily. For more curatorial insights, I invite you to join me on one of my floor talks – daily at 12.30pm. In… Read More →

Stitches & Craft Show, Sydney

Thank you to everyone who came along to the launch of the exhibition tour at the Stitches & Craft Show at Rosehill, Sydney.  The exhibition was presented in a U-shaped configuration.  Here is a selection of photos.   The next outing is at the Stitches & Craft Show, Brisbane: 17-20 March 2016 and I will be… Read More →

launch of a matter of time

a matter of time premieres this week at the Stitches & Craft Show, Rosehill, Sydney: 3-6 March 2016. I invite you to join me and some of the artists for a currator floor talk at 12.30pm on Thursday and Sunday. The exhibition is located on Level 1 – Mezzanine. If you can’t make the exhibition… Read More →

just a moment with Mary McArdle

Happy Leap Day 2016! The final just a moment preview post features the artwork of Mary McArdle of Melbourne, Australia – Time is, was and will be: It doesn’t matter how we try to control time, how many schedules we fill in, time has its own rhythms. Time is dependable. The sun will always set…. Read More →

just a moment with Alicia Merrett

A few years ago Alicia Merrett from the United Kingdom discovered the potential of maps and aerial views as sources for textile work.  Spacetime Geographies:Town Journeys is a continuation of that creative practice: In life we move through the three dimensions of space, and also along the fourth dimension of time. In this abstracted map of… Read More →

just a moment with Sarah Ann Smith

Textile artist, teacher and author Sarah Ann Smith of Hope, Maine, USA enjoys regular walks with the family pug.  The milkweeds in her area are the inspiration for Milkweed No 2: The milkweed seedpod encompasses the passage of time from growth to decay to rebirth through the seeds, borne on wisps of silk and the… Read More →