Over recent years my work has predominantly featured a variety of natural dyeing techniques. The various Covid-19 lockdowns in Melbourne during 2020 and 2021 provided opportunity to explore new and diverse ways to express my creativity in textiles. The beauty in nature remains a common theme.
- Where in the World?, Australian Quilts in Public Places, Whitehorse ArtSpace, Box Hill Victoria, November 2021
- A Natural Connection, a Connected Voices exhibition at Meeniyan Art Gallery, Victoria, October 2019
- Art Quilt Australia 2019, National Wool Museum, Geelong, Victoria, September 2019.
Retail Price: NFS
Dimensions: 98×98 cm (H x W)
Statement: A chronological collection of images gathered during lockdown for the Covid-19 global pandemic: marking the passing of time, providing a change of perspective, and focusing on the beauty of the sky. Digital printing onto poplin, hand stitching and quilting, free machine embroidery on silk organza, hand dyeing (wool), machine knitting.
Exhibitions: Australian Quilts in Public Places 2021
© Diane Mattiske