Alison Muir, Cremorne, NSW

Website: www.muirandmuir.com.au
E-mail: alison@muirandmuir.com.au

Shadow ©Alison Muir

Originally trained as a commercial Interior Designer, Muir started using textiles to express issues of importance after visiting the Amish counties in 1982.

Accolades in the last 10 years include being juried into the SAQA@20 exhibition, a celebration of 20 years of Art Quilts in USA (2016) at National Quilt Museum and invitation to Judith Trager’s ’75 exhibition’ at Dairy Arts Centre Boulder Colorado in 2017

Exhibition highlights include Quilt National 2001, 2011 and 2019. Muir has been also been juried into all Art Quilt Australia and Australia Wide travelling exhibitions

Muir completed a research Master of Design (Hons) 2010 at the College of Fine Arts, University of NSW, using textiles as a communication tool, entitled Fathoming the Depths.

Corio Bay

Corio Bay ©Alison Muir

Retail Price: A$250
Dimensions: 79 x 101 cm ( 31 x 40in)( H x W)
Statement: Geelong Grammar on Corio Bay is where the annual Textile Forum supports artists to retreat and experiment. These seagrass images were taken at 2014 and are used to raise awareness of seagrass beds and their ability to provide carbon sequestration. The map of Corio Bay’s seagrass beds is shown using   embroidered stitch in the style of ancient maps. Corio Bay is an ancient place for escape and contemplation for both First Australians and the current population.
Photographer: Andy Payne

Mangrove water 2
Mangrove water 2 ©Alison Muir

Mangrove water 2

Retail Price: AUD$650 incl incl white mount and frame
Dimensions: 45 x 44cm ( 18 x 17in)( H x W)
Statement: Mangrove water as carbon sequestration
Exhibitions: Memories of Country Barometer Gallery 2016
Photographer: Andy Payne

Shadow

Retail Price: NFS
Dimensions: 30 x 30cm (12x12in) ( H x W)
Statement: Experimental Water