Fibre Content - Travelling Exhibition

Saturday, January 21, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017

January 21 - April 23

Reception: Saturday February 18, 1—4pm,  Opening remarks at 2pm

For the first time since its inception in 2012, the third biennial Fibre Content Show of fibre art has been condensed into a collection of 38 pieces, travelling to three locations in Ontario:

OMAH, Orillia  January 21-April 23
Gibson Gallery, Amherstburg May 18-June 18
Simcoe County Museum, Minesing September 19-November 11
Juried Exhibition of Fibre Art
The main exhibition showcased 125 fibre art quilts and mixed media works by 80 artists from across Ontario, in September of 2016 at the Art Gallery of Burlington.

The condensed version of 38 pieces, features quilts that garnered high viewers’ choice responses and provide a cross section of the quality and variety of the full show, including works from members of each of the following groups:
Studio Art Quilts Associates (SAQA)
Grand Guild of Fibre Artists
Group of Eight Fibre Artists
Oakville Fibre Artists
Connections Fibre Artists
Burlington Fibre Arts Guild
Burlington Handweavers & Spinners Guild
The Jurors for Fibre Content 2016
William Hodge – Retired after 40 years Textile Professor, OCAD University
Virginia Eichhorn – Director & Chief Curator, Tom Thomson Art Gallery
Rachel Miller – Textile Studio Head and Professor Craft & Design Program, Sheridan College

A full colour catalogue of all 125 main show works is available.

Interactive Exhibit 
A special part of the show is an Interactive Exhibit. Artists have made numerous samples of their techniques and style, which you can handle and examine to understand how the work is done – a true learning experience!
Opening Reception at OMAH:  This exhibition will share the opening reception of the 21st Annual International Women’s Day Art Show on February 18th, 2017 from 1-4pm.

Lunch and Learn related to this exhibit will be on March 1st


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