Make Lace Not War
Unfortunately, this is not a local show but if you are a follower of the Textiles Arts Center from down under, have friends that live in Australia or plan to visit in the next year this is a great show to put on your itinerary! Or just a really cool website to mull around on.
The Power House Museum of Sydney Australia sent out an international call for lace artists in several mediums almost a year ago. Out of 700 Lace artist applicants world wide, 130 of them are now on display during the Sydney design festival 2011. Below are the works of some of the winners announced July 30th.
Traditional Techniques: Esther Paleologos
Fashion and Accessories: Elise Benjamin
The Built Environment: Janet Echelman
Digital Multimedia: mesne and supermanoevure
Student Work: Gwyllim Jahn