I was approached by Vishna Collins an educator in Sydney who is writing her thesis on the history of Wearable Art in Australia to see if I could supply some historical garments to be photographed for her upcoming book. Vishna is also Chair of Textiles for (POPCAANZ) Popular Culture Association of Australia & NZ. With pride, excitement and trepidation I sent 2 garments out of my collection ‘Winged Beauty’ and ‘Titillated & Shocked’ both from 1988.
SALA 2018 Exhibition Invitation "Art of Being Different"
Showcasing Cheryl’s unique visual language laced with dreams, feelings and passion in highly skilled fine art embroidery and paintings, Come see this new body of vivid eye-catching works. in historic horse stables. Over 1400 people have come to Cheryl’s previous SALA Solo Exhibitions. See her art, chat with her and watch Cheryl create on her sewing machine. SALA 2018 Exhibition Invitation “Art of Being Different”      
BUDA 2018 6th Biennial Contemporary Textile Exhibition Some days I am so HAPPY like today! There are not many Textile Art Competitions to enter, so I was excited to see the Contemporary Textile Exhibition, BUDA 2018 The 6th Biennial Exhibition and Awards was coming up. BUDA is an historic house and garden in Castlemaine Vic. This is a part of country Victoria that prides itself on art and in particular textile art. I entered a

Characters of the Fleurieu

Posted by admin on July 6, 2018
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‘Art of Being Different‘ Freehand Machine Embroidery on unmarked Canvas     92 x 134 cm The 2018  ‘Characters of the Fleurieu’ a biennial art show that is designed to promote the region of the Fleurieu increase tourism, and recognize its characters! It is open to all artists, all art forms and mediums, so I was terribly thrilled to be awarded a commendation for my embroidered portrait of the ‘Art of Being Different ‘ this is

Next SALA Solo

Posted by admin on June 7, 2018
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‘The Art Of Being Different’ I have chosen the dates for my 10th consecutive SALA Solo Over 14000 people have come to my previous events. I am so looking forward to seeing old and new faces this year. Aug 12 – 31 Wednesday to Sunday inclusive 11am to 5 pm