Entangled: Threads and Making

This exhibition held at the Turner Contemporary in Margate, Kent, from 28 January to 7 May 2017 was announced in my blog post of 22 February 2017. My visit during the Easter weekend was a very positive experience. Designed by David Chippenfield and opened in 2011, the museum is the... Read more

chintz – cotton in bloom

11 March until 10 September: chintz, cotton in bloom From 11 March until 10 September 2017 the Museum of Friesland in Leeuwarden presents a major exhibition of its extensive and well-preserved collection of chintz, the shiny, floral, hand-painted cotton from India that conquered 16th-century Europe. The beautiful patterns feel familiar... Read more

Miniartextil 2017

For 2017 the 27th edition of the exhibition Miniartextil: a contemporary textile art exhibition is planned by the Cultural Association Arte&Arte. The theme is “borderline”, and the exhibition will be held in Como from October 7 to November 26 2017 in the ex church of San Francesco Conditions of Participation... Read more

The Rijswijk Textile Biennial

The fifth Rijswijk Textile Biennial will take place from 16 May to 24 September 2017 at Museum Rijswijk, Herenstraat 67, 2282 BR Rijswijk, Netherlands. Twenty-four international artists will be showing their fibre art. ‘Well-worn’ textile techniques like weaving, knitting and embroidery, combined with photography and digital processes, are used to... Read more

Entangled: Treads and Making, view at the exhibition

An interesting development has taken place in the field of art and textiles. Exhibitions featuring art by women have been organised in English-speaking countries, and some of them have included a large number of textiles. Examples are “Pathmakers: Women in Art” held at the Museum of Art & Design (MAD),... Read more

World of Wearable Art -WOW

This international wearable art competition in Wellington, New Zealand is the most prestigious at this moment. It takes place annually in September and is now announcing ist 29th edition. There is a total sum of 112.000 Euro available for awards & prizes; the Supreme WOW Award, the Susie Moncliff Award,... Read more

Wearable Expressions

This article was written by jury member Beatrijs Sterk for the catalogue of the 7th INTERNATIONAL WEARABLE EXPRESSIONS JURIED EXHIBITION AT PALOS VERDES ART CENTER, USA, February 9 – April 16, 2017 Wearable Expressions: wearable art designed for the human body in all media from separates to entire garments, to jewelry and... Read more