Thursday, July 8, 2010
'A MATTER OF TIME' AUSTRALIAN STUDIO TAPESTRY 1975-2005
Thursday, 12 August 2010 to Sunday, 26 September 2010.
The exhibition surveys tapestry created over a thirty year period by leading independent artist-weavers.
Major works from the Ararat Regional Art Gallery's permanent collection along with tapestries form the Victorian State Craft Collection are augmented with selected loans to explore the emergence and evolution of this eminent field of Australian textile practice.
Artists represented from these collections include Marie Cook, Merrill Dumbrell, Belinda Ramson, Cheryl Thornton, Sara Lindsay, Kate Derum, Kay Lawrence, and Tass Mavrogordato. Significant large works loaned from other public galleries include tapestries by artist's Valerie Kirk, Gerda van Hamond, and Catherine k. Works created from 2000 to 2005 will represented with loans by selected artist's.
This exhibition is the first of its kind to be held, showcasing 30 years of studio tapestry in Australia.
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