06 September 2018

The Society of Fibre Artists of the Annapolis River invite you to visit two textile art shows in Annapolis Royal

SAQA members Penny Berens and Grace Butland both have work in two current exhibitions presented by SOFAAR (Society of Fibre Artists of the Annapolis River). 

Goddess Emerging by Grace Butland, w10" x h10".
(East Meets West piece showing in Vancouver, BC).
Acrylic paint, image transfer, beading, hand-stitching and couching on cotton.

EAST MEETS WEST is a collaborative exhibition with the Vancouver Island Surface Design Association (VISDA). The exhibit features 10" x 10" pieces produced by members of both groups. The opening in Annapolis Royal is scheduled to coincide with the opening of a parallel show in Vancouver, with a video live feed connecting the two.

What:           East Meets West exhibition of textile art
Where:         King's Theatre, Annapolis Royal NS
When:          Ongoing until October 3, 2018. 
Reception:   2 pm, Saturday Sept 8, 2018

THE ART OF FIBRE, this year's SOFAAR members' exhibition, was curated by fibre artists Laurie Swim and Valerie Hearder. 

What:           THE ART OF FIBRE exhibition
Where:         Chapel Gallery at ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal NS
When:          Ongoing until October 13, 2018. 
Reception:   Sunday Sept 9, 2018, 1-8pm

Our beautiful fall weather is perfect for a drive to Annapolis Royal to catch both exhibits.  

Stone Pathways by Penny Berens
SOFAAR Members' Exhibition
Hand stitching on natural dyed and rusted linen, silk and cotton

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