Karlene Lewis – 39 years of EKKA demonstrating!

Ekka’s yarn spinner draws crowds with gum leaf wonder

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Twilight Market – Friday, September 19


QSWFA are super excited to announce our very first Twilight Market, to be held Friday September 19!

We are offering a wide variety of arts and crafts for sale created by our very talented members. All are welcome to come and have a look, it will be the perfect chance to get a little early Christmas shopping done!

We would love to invite our members to reserve a spot to showcase some of your fantastic artworks in this unique suitcase sale. A spot can be reserved for $10, get in quickly! Please note that sales space will only be available to current financial members of QSWFA – if you’re not yet a member but would like to take advantage of this and our other wonderful membership benefits, please have a look at our website for everything you need to join our group!

To book or for more information, please contact office@qldspinners.org.au.

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Ties that Bind Bells that Toll – Jumpers & Jazz

In 1982, the year Queensland Spinners Weavers & Dyers moved into its permanent home, the group members created a collaborative work titled “Temple Bells” for the National Art Textile Exhibition, held in St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane.

Thirty-two years later (and now known as Queensland Spinners Weavers & Fibre Artists) the group is still achieving its goals of bringing people together to share textile techniques and skills. Elements of the original “Temple Bells” work were being re-used, and added to by current members to create a new work: ”Ties that Bind Bells that Toll”, which was presented for the first time at the Warwick Tree Jumper Exhibition.

Our entry received a “Highly Commended” award in the Open Artistic Section.

We extend our heartfelt thanks and congratulations to Nat Billing and Mary Elizabeth Barron who worked on this exhibition – great job ladies!

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Call for Expression of Interest for Art/Science Exhibition in August 2014

The Ecosciences Precinct at Dutton Park is organising an Art/Science Exhibition for the National Science Week (17 – 24 August 2014) and they are seeking expressions of interest from artists who would like to showcase their work.

If you are interested please email Science.Events@science.dsitia.qld.gov.au by the latest Monday 23 June 2014 with a completed Expression of Interest including any supporting images.

If you need further information please email Science.Events@science.dsitia.qld.gov.au.

Please feel free to forward this to any artist you think may be interested.

Expression of Interest
Exhibition Details

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Upcoming Library Exhibitions

An update from our Exhibitions Coordinator, Nat Billing:

Our library exhibitions are fast approaching!

We have wall & cabinet space in the Carindale Library for July & August, and cabinet space in the Brisbane Square Library from July to September.

I’ll be at the next General Meeting (Saturday 21st June) for those wanting to submit items. If you have any questions please contact me!

Exhibition Entry Form 2014

- Nat

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