Tapestry Exhibition Listings

To add a listing, email ATA’s webmistress. Please send the name of the show, the dates, location, open hours, a website, if available, and contact information.

Ruth Manning, "This takes time"

Ruth Manning, “This takes time”

Exhibition Listings

  • Divine Sparks: Barbara Heller

September 6–October 8, 2018 In the latest exhibition at the Jewish Community Centre of  Vancouver, Barbara Heller draws on her travels and experiences, her Jewish heritage, her family photos, and the mystical side of world religions to present a personal iconography. Heller’s work reflects her concerns about our world – one fraught with inequities, beset by senseless violence in the name of a “greater good,” the environment, and our psychological isolation from one another.

  • Women’s Work: Reflections upon the History of Women in Textiles 

September 12–December 30, 2018 In honor of the Textile Association of America’s Annual Conference, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Italian Cultural Centre Museum (Il Museo) will be hosting the exhibition: Women’s Work: Reflections Upon the History of Women in Textile. Sixteen of the leading female professional fibre artists in British Columbia have been invited to participate. The exhibition committee consists of Barbara Heller, Tapestry Weaver, Catherine Nicholls, Fibre Artist and Angela Clarke, Museum Curator.

  • Interface: The Woven Artwork of Jaad Kuujus

September 18, 2018–January 9, 2019 Held at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Interface explores the intricate textile works and cedar weavings of Kakwaka’wakw and Haida artist Jaad Kuujus (Meghann O’Brien). Known for her ability to work in miniature and with very fine stitching,  Meghann uses her artwork to both explore her Northwest Coast cultural heritage, and rebuild and maintain bonds with her community. She disrupts what is often seen as a distinct order between the contemporary and traditional by looking at how they are in conversation with each other in a non-linear way. Learn more on the gallery’s website.

  • HUMANS: 28th Edition of Miniartextil

September 29–November 18, 2018 A showcase of contemporary Italian textiles with a focus on the human element of fibers and threads. Visit the exhibition website for tickets and more information. 

  • Silvia Heyden: Tapestries 

October 2, 2018–February 2, 2019  Held at the Betty Ray McCain Art Gallery, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, in Raleigh, North Carolina, this exhibition features the tapestries of Silvia Heyden, curated by Lee Hansley.

  • Circles and Squares

Ongoing If you wish to view the tapestries from the AuNZ Tapestry Group Projects 2010, visit the online gallery.

  • Melancholy at the Bottom of Everything… Forever

Ongoing A juried online exhibit that includes the work of Barbara Heller.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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