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Oceania: Distance and Diversity I Studio Art Quilt Associates

From Saturday 28 January 2023 -  10:00am
To Sunday 26 March 2023 - 04:00pm
 

Saturday 28 January 2023   10:00am

The Gallery is open to the public from Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm and by appointment for group bookings only on Monday and Tuesday. Entry is always free.

The Oceania: Distance and Diversity exhibition explores the interpretations of distance and or diversity. History, exploration, geography, flora and fauna, landforms, water, culture and influences, lifestyles, communications, tourism, environmental issues and more, the theme challenges the boundaries of quilting, encouraging conversation and dialogue about the use of quilting as an art form.

The exhibition comprises of 29 art quilts made by members of the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) and challenges the boundaries of quilting, encouraging conversation and dialogue about the use of quilting as an art form travelling to venues throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Artists include:

Julia Arden / Sandra Champion / Alison Charlton / Marilyn Clark / Chris Cranston / Sue Dennis / Marion Emerson / Lois Parish Evans / Pat Forster / Merrilyn George / Julie Haddrick / Judy Hooworth / Susan Lacey / Linden Lancaster / Alison Laurence / Catherine McDonald / Marie Mitchell / Alison Muir / Marilyn Muirhead / Wendy Nutt / Sonya Prchal / Rachel Ratten / Sue Reid / Alison Schwabe / Brenda Gael Smith / Mary-Jane Sneyd / Linda Steele / Mary Transom / Zara Zannettino

 

Image: Alison Schwabe, Sunburnt Country, cottons, nylon and polyester threads, wool batting, hand drawn, machine and hand quilting (detail)

 

 

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