Thursday, May 7, 2015

THREADWORKS launches its all new website and invites our SAQA Central Canada artists to have a look!

Cellular Aqueducts, Mary Cope, Princeton, ON
Included in THREADWORKS 2013, "WATER"

We invite you to visit the new and very informative THREADWORKS website.  Many wonderful resources and the full galleries of the 2010 and 2013 Traveling Art Exhibitions are there for you and just a click away! Your artwork is welcome for THREADWORKS 2016... "FLASHBACK"!
THREADWORKS is a project of the Ontario Network of Needleworkers. Its mandate is to mount, every three years, a juried exhibition of exceptional creative needlework stitched by artists from across Canada.

Waterfall, Dianne Gibson, Fonthill, ON
Threadworks 2013, "Water"

Since its inception in 1987, Threadworks is sponsored by the Wellington County Museum and Archives. After the inaugural opening exhibition at the WCMA, the show travels the Province of Ontario for up to three years and is exhibited in many museums and galleries.

Wellington  County Museum and Archives, Fergus, ON

Threadworks 2016

The theme for the 2016 Exhibition is FLASHBACK. Your submission will be most welcome.

* What does that word bring to your imagination? Just how far back does it take you?
* Whether it’s to your own youth, your Grandmother’s time or pre-history, anything other than this minute or tomorrow qualifies.

Here are a few suggestions for you as you think about your Exhibition entry planning:

Fashion, Art Deco, Architecture, Environment/Nature/Fossils, Summer Camp, Holidays, Music (e.g. song titles), War, Hippies, Home, Death, Grandma’s influence/Ancestors, Weddings, Babies...

The Show co-ordinators are Elizabeth Duggan Litch and Sharron Begg, and you can send them an email using the form on the THREADWORKS  Contact Page.
the 2016 Jury liaison is Kathleen Bissett.

Click here to view/download the official "FLASHBACK"  Call for Entry (PDF).
The online Entry Form will be available on this site starting January 1, 2016.

AND, for a quick peek at just what the THREADWORKS Exhibitions can offer the Canadian viewers at galleries all across Ontario and beyond... please visit the online gallery below!

Threadworks 2013

The 2013 theme is "WATER", and the show was juried by Judy Martin, William Hodge and Sylvia Naylor. Please visit the Threadworks 2013 page to learn more and view the complete online gallery of works.

The WATER Exhibition is still travelling! It opens next on May 16, 2015 at the Woodstock Art Gallery, running until July 4, 2015.