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* * * EXHIBITION * * * Homeland: A Collection of Prairie Threadpaintings by Monika Kinner-Whalen. Kathy Theissen Gallery in Rosthern SK. July & August 2017 Reception 10 am to noon on Saturday, July 15, 2017 Station Arts

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Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Curator Update - Oh So Happy!

It's wonderful!  It's coming together.  It's almost 40 pieces of prairie inspired fibre art from women across the prairie provinces: Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.  It's my first curated show (meaning I just might try this again), and I really look forward to being in that gallery space once it's all up.  This is it!  The exhibition poster created by Vivian Orr / SCC Communications below.  It's AMAZING.

The art featured on the poster is by Sandie Irvine, a fibre artist in Saskatchewan.  It is a photo I took of her custom dress entitled Mid-August Wildfire.  That's right: a dress!  There are more wearables, wall art, sculptural pieces, and also a video installation.  All major areas of fibre art art represented, as well as each of the four seasons on the prairie.  It feels like I've been working on this forever and now it's about to become real.  Mark your calenders! January will be here before you know it.

(Sooo...  too many exclamation marks in one post?)
: )


Kate said...

Well done, Monika! This will be an awesome 'show'.

Lin said...

what an amazing dress! It's going to be wonderful Monika - well done, so proud of you. Have a wonderful Christmas. xx

Terri said...

Love the poster and the dress! I'd love to see that show.

Pam @ Quilting Fun said...

Stunning poster, very eye catching. Can't wait for updates.

Terry Aske Art Quilts said...

Congrats! I can't wait to see more posts when the show opens! Merry Christmas! No such thing as to many exclamation points!!!!

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