Friday, August 24, 2018



Fibre Content: a community event that features the best of contemporary Canadian Fibre Art.


Showcasing works in fabric, paper, yarn, thread and mixed media materials, the goal is to raise the profile, awareness and acceptance of Fibre Art as an art form.

Location: Lee-Chin Family Gallery
Public reception: Sunday September 9, 1pm-3pm
The Art Gallery of Burlington is pleased to host Fibre Content: a community event that features the best of contemporary Canadian Fibre Art. Showcasing works in fabric, paper, yarn, thread and mixed media materials, the goal is to raise the profile, awareness and acceptance of Fibre Art as an art form.
This juried exhibition will display 90 fibre art quilts and mixed media works by 60 artists from across Ontario from the following groups:
Studio Art Quilts Associates (SAQA)
Grand Guild of Fibre Artists
Burlington Fibre Arts Guild
Oakville Fibre Artists
Connections Fibre Artists
Group of Eight Fibre Artists
Burlington Handweavers & Spinners Guild
Burlington Hooking Craft Guild

NEW THIS YEAR: ARTIST TALKS AND HANDS-ON EVENTS


Saturday September 8 | Saturday September 15

Details and Registration are available at:
Early Bird Pricing Ends September 1: 
$15 for each Artist Talk | $35 for each Hands-On Event 



 



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018


One Stitch at a TimeLecture by Tracey Lawko | 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Her Enduring Love of Surface Design
Lecture by Gunnel Hag | 2 to 4 PM

Playful Abstract Creations
Workshop with Albert Cote | 2 to 4 PM



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018


 How I Do What I Do – When I Don’t Know What I’m DoingLecture by Mita Giacomini | 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Her Unique Use of Wash-Away Water Soluble Film
Lecture by Pat Hertzberg | 2 to 4 PM

Eco Printing on Paper and Rust / Tannin 
Workshop with Chandra Rice | 2 to 4 PM

Far left: Arizona Glow, Albert Cote
Top mid: Floating in Blue – Triptych, Gunnel Hag
Mid left: Spring Thaw, Tracey Lawko
Mid right: Gratitude, Pat Hertzberg
Top right: Alight, Mita Giacomini
Bottom Right: Prairie Sunrise, Chandra Rice