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SALA 2018 Update 29 8 2018

Posted by admin on August 30, 2018
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Some days I just love exhibitions sharing my work and meeting new friends. Two days ago a gentleman visited my studio and yesterday he returned with his grand daughter Jessica, who is about to have a birthday. He proudly showed photos of Jessicas talent when using a sewing machine and then purchased a hat for her 18th. I love meeting people, especially ones who have a love of art and creativity and are on the
SALA is a truly wonderful time where I get to meet art lovers fellow artists and make new friends. Some of the 200 guests at  Cheryl’s SALA Opening 2018 Cheryl Bridgart SALA Opening 2018 Leigh Robb holding embroidered ‘Mojo’ and Cheryl SALA 2018 I feel humbled by the support I have had during my first week of South Australian Living Artists Festival. It stated of with a bang with over 200 guests listening to the
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.
'Art of Being Different' invitation
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