MAKE OR BREAK
14 – 27 August 2019
Opening event: Friday 16 August 6-9pm
Bringing together Australian artists and craftspeople, Make or Break celebrates the unique in creative communities: how we construct and collaborate to tell our stories.
Make or Break will be exhibited as part of the 2019 Craft Cubed Festival program, presented by Craft.
Curated by Jacqui Burnes.
OF THE TAROT - The Major Arcana embroidered –
EXHIBITION DATES NOW EXTENDED TO 26th AUGUST
Solo exhibition featuring hand stitched embroideries of the 22 major Arcana of the Tarot, along with a small collection of other works.
Opening night event Friday 19th July 5:30pm – 7pm, all welcome.
Including an intuitive Tarot reading workshop with Psychic Sarah on Saturday 20th July 11am. Tickets available for this workshop through the gallery www.platformgallery.co
For more info on Psychic Sarah visit; https://sarahthepsychic.com/
Held in the hand showcases small-scale objects, celebrating the artisan and handmade.
Opening night event; Friday 7 December 6-9PM
Featuring works by Andrew Onorato, Bethany Wheeler, Cassie Starc, Chloe Smith, Edwina Combe, Gabi Ceregra, Genevieve Lown, Georgina Proud, Grae, Holly O'Meehan, Ivona Golubovic, Jen Fullerton, Jennifer Choat, Jessica Phippen, Jo Victoria, Kathy Sarpi, Katrina Tyler, Kerrie Neilen, Lana Thymianidis, Laura Dortmans, Laurence Usher Ceramics, Linda Ciarlo, Liza Posar, Marley Myles, Miranda Jill Millen, Natasha Brennfleck, Radessa Roy, Raisa McLean, Teresa Nunes, Tessa Penny, Wendy Li.
Image: Laurence Usher Ceramics, Cabbage Ware Small Bowls, stoneware, 13x11x13cm
Threads: Second Edition showcases works by embroidery artists from around Australia who are who are expanding, and perhaps challenging, preconceptions of the craft of embroidery.
Featuring works by Angela Hernández, Angie O'Connell, Cassandra King, Cathy Speed, Clare Carledge, Ellen Taylor, Jemma Cakebread Jill Ffrench, Jordan Smart, Kate Allen, Keira Hudson, Kelcie Bryant-Duguid, Kiaya Byrne, Lou Wei, Mali Robinson, Marley Myles, Nina Frigault, Rachel Richards, Simpson Myers, Sophie Shingles, Sujora Conrad.
The 6th Biennial Petite Miniature Textile exhibition showcases the best small textile artworks from around the nation.
This exhibition continues to grow in popularity with artists from around the country participating in this project and displaying contemporary textiles no larger than 30x30x30cm.
A diverse array of techniques and themes explore everything from colour, texture, decoration to social, political and environmental issues, propelling textiles into the realm of the visual arts.
Presented by Brunswick Street Gallery, Threads, highlights the diversity of contemporary embroidery practice. Featuring works by 22 artists, this exhibition aims expand, and challenge, common preconceptions of the craft of embroidery.
Image: Meredith Woolnough, Ginkgo Study #1, 2017, embroidery thread and pins on paper, 23x23cm.
Opening night - Saturday 16th December 5pm
On until Thursday 21st December.
Group exhibition Brunswick Street Gallery
Exhibition opening: 17 November, 6–9pm.
This group exhibition spans a range of subjects and mediums, connected by each artist's response to the concept of empathy.
Artists include: April JY Kim, Frances Cannon, Alice Fennessy, Annalise Mayer, Kathy Sarpi, Nadia Insolia, Laura Owsianka, Hilary Green, Marley Myles and Camille Thomas