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June 2021

Art Textile Biennale 2020

June 11, 2021 - July 25, 2021
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Fibre Arts Australia is highlighting the contemporary practice within Art Textiles as an art form in this, the inaugural Art Textile Biennale. It has long been a dream of the founder of Fibre Arts Australia, Glenys Mann, to highlight art textiles and with the assistance of her business partner, Nonie Sutcliffe and the generosity of the director Crystal Stubbs and her team at the East Gippsland Art Gallery in Bairnsdale, the dream has materialised.

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May 2021

Stories Told … by inspired makers

May 15, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Every handmade object has a narrative, the history or ‘story’ of its making. Whether it is the source of the raw materials – the particular clay site, pigment, dye, metal, timber or threads, the nature and origin of the necessary tools, or the inspiration behind individual patterns and motifs, the story of each handmade object is unique.

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April 2021

Fourth Wall

April 30, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Through installation, sculpture and photography, FOURTH WALL explores the contemporary relevance of the traditional fairy tale as codice of ancient wisdom. Storylines shapeshift and evolve through millennia, presenting narratives of adversity, struggle, transformation and re-emergence often including the uncanny. FOURTH WALL presents a mise-en-scène to the viewer, a metafictional forest, where they break the fourth wall in reverse, joining the fairy tale characters on ‘stage’ by entering the narrative topos.

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The Space Between

April 9, 2021 - April 25, 2021
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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A collaboration between textile designer Barbara Rogers and painter Helen Redmond, The Space Between looks at the complicity, dissonance and illusion that exists in the slippage between surfaces: between the viewer and the frame, between light and shadow, between real and imagined.

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March 2021

Moody Blue

March 27, 2021 - April 4, 2021
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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works on paper
A celebration of the colour BLUE from the studios of Bathurst St Printmakers, Sydney; Firestation Print Studio, Melbourne;  Thumbprint, Mt. Gambier and Creative Outdoors Group, Sydney

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Respond by Michelle Chanique & Karen Lee

March 13, 2021 - March 21, 2021
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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A collaboration between the two artists working with chance and the everyday where they use seemingly banal, utilitarian objects as a starting point for making thought-provoking and visually engaging works.

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January 2021

Parallels

January 6, 2021 - March 7, 2021
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Parallels will be an installation of contemporary textiles that explores the diversity and language of the stripe, the simplest of all patterns, yet a highly versatile tool for communication. Timeless, gender-neutral and appealing to all ages, stripes create maximum impact.

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December 2020

ARTISANS I LOVE

December 9, 2020 - December 21, 2020
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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This exhibition pays tribute to the craftspeople I have collaborated with over 10 years.  Specialising in block printing, natural dye, hand weaving, shibori and embroidery.

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November 2020

Dyescapes

November 17, 2020 - November 22, 2020
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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The Dyehaus Studio textile exhibition showcases the vast potential of natural dyes which are expertly created using range of plants growing in the Blue Mountains.  The works reveal the elemental energy and broad range of pattern which can be achieved dyeing with 100% raw natural plant materials controlled through a range of specialised natural dyeing techniques.

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October 2020

Roads and Paths

October 28, 2020 - November 14, 2020
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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A selection from the series of photographs picturing various roads and pathways across the country.
The third exhibition of photographic works that also reflect on the progress of this extraordinary year which is 2020.

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