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Friday, April 15, 2011

ORNATE | SA Contemporary Textiles opening

The official invitations are now out and about for ORNATE: South Australian Contemporary Textiles exhibition. Please join us on Sunday 1 May at Prospect Gallery at 3pm, to be opened by Dr. Irmina van Niele, artist and Lecturer School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia.

Emerging artists involved include Ali Carpenter, Kara Growden, Laura Haigh, Kate O'Leary, Jessica Sanguesa, Ashleigh Taylor, Lara Torr and Briony Vickery. A showcase of various forms of textile works employing traditional craft techniques and materials for contemporary means. Based on the theme of 'patter', the artist seek to reinvent the ideals and importance of the 'handmade' to a society strongly driven by technology.

The exhibition will run until 22 May and be supported by a 16 page catalogue with essay by Sera Waters. For more information and to see a preview of images in the exhibition visit the event on Facebook.


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