The following exhibitions are currently open or will be opening soon.
Golden Textures: Contemporary Art Quilt Exhibition
15 June – 20 August
Central Goldfields Art Gallery, 1 Neill Street, Maryborough, Vic
Gallery Hours: Thursday to Sunday 10.00am -4.00pm.
The Golden Textures Award Exhibition is held bi-annually at Central Goldfields Art Gallery in Maryborough, Victoria. It celebrates the region’s long connection with textile craft and textile manufacturing, especially in the early to mid-20th Century.
The Nature of Thread
30 May – 18 June
Matthew Flinders Gallery, Bribie Island Community Centre. 191 Sunderland Drive, Bribie Island.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 9am to 4pm. Sunday 9am to 1pm.
The Nature of Thread exhibition showcases the diversity of processes between art and stitch. Artists are from the Textile Art Group (TAG) who have collaborated together since 1980. Meet the Artists on Saturday 3rd June 10am to 12pm.
State of the Art SOTA ’23
15 April – 9 July
Childers Art Space, 72 Churchill Street, Childers, Qld.
Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm. Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 3.00pm
SOTA ’23 is an exhibition of art quilts by members of Queensland Quilters. This exhibition is themed ‘Flora’ with size restrictions of multiples of 15 inches up to a maximum of 45 inches square. The juror was Linda Balding and the judges were Tricia Reust and Bernardine Hine. The exhibition will move to Boonah Regional Art Gallery from July to September.
International Art Textile Biennale
Travelling through most states in Australia until July 2024
See International Art Textile Biennale page for more details.
15 April – 10 June 2023: Emu Park Art Gallery, Emu Park, Qld
8 July- 26 August: Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Qld
23 September- 11 November 2023: Roxy Gallery, Kyogle, NSW
Fibre Arts Australia is highlighting the contemporary practice within Art Textiles as an art form. The International Art Textile Biennale (IATB) seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art textiles and invited submissions, from Australia and Internationally, that reflect a wide range of works related to the textile medium.