International and National

Embroidery Oppression to Expression 17-25 Sep.2021 Adelaide

  The David Roche Foundation wonderful Embroidery Exhibition was held in The House Museum Melbourne St, North Adelaide.     The exhibition at The David Roche Foundation, Embroidery: Oppression to Expression showcased over 100 exquisite embroideries from 1600 to the present day. Due to the fragile nature of textiles, many of the works on display had never been exhibited before.   A […]
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The Asian Arts Society of Australia (TAASA) 21 08 2021

A Vast Emporium: Tales of Asian Art Dealers in a Global Age On 23rd August Cheryl in her studio Gallery Cheryl hosted (TAASA) for an afternoon to reminisce and celebrate the trade of Asian Art as described by three of Adelaide’s best known and established dealers and conservators. David Button recounted his experiences in acquiring and conserving Japanese art works. Mary […]
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Ramsay Fellowship AGSA Troy-Anthony Baylis Cheryl Bridgart

The opening of the inaugural Guildhouse Fellowship was on Friday the 7th of August at The Art gallery Of South Australia. Emma Fey, CEO of Guildhouse and Rhana Devenport Director, AGSA welcomed guests and gave insights into the Fellowship and Troy-Anthony and his work. Cheryl did all the embroidery on these artworks. Troy-Anthony Baylis explained his new body of work […]
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“Nomenclatures” Troy-Anthony Baylis & Cheryl Bridgart

The inaugural Fellowship was awarded to Troy-Anthony Baylis and he created an exhibition called Nomenclature addressing the naming and renaming of place names in English, German and Indigenous languages. Cheryl was honored to be asked to do all the machine embroidery of the Indigenous names on the eight weavings that had been completed Troy. These artworks are on view in […]
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The Society for Embroidered Work London “S. E. W.”

The Society for Embroidered Work has one aim, Promoting and supporting the best in stitched art worldwide Founded by UK based textile artists Cat Frampton and Emily Tull in 2018 after a conversation about the inclusion of (or lack of) stitched/embroidered artworks in the art world. Only once a year S.E.W. accept new members from anywhere in the world applicants are […]
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‘The Adelaide Parklands Art Prize 2020’ Finalist

Adelaide is the only city in the world situated in a Park : Every 2 years The Adelaide Parklands Preservation Society has an Art Prize to raise the vulnerability of Adelaide’s unique Parklands. This year it runs from April 2nd to May 31st 2020 and will be held in the Festival Theatre Foyer and QBE Galleries. Cheryl was honoured to […]
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A winner at Gallery M Open Contemporary Art Prize 2019

Cheryl was one of 31 artists to be a finalist in the fourth year of this prestigious competition, The Annual Gallery M Contemporary Art Competition. Her artwork ‘Live Loud’ is the only textile artwork in the exhibition Cheryl was chosen as runner up in the Gallery M Open Contemporary Art Prize — The Warradale Hotel Prize Artist statement for ‘Live […]
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Cheryl’s work collected by Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts

Cheryl was asked to be one of four Australian artists to join a group of sixty artists from nine countries to participate in a five-day cultural art exchange at the Saigon Kylong Arts Gallery in Ho Chi Min City There were representatives from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar and Norway The first activity was to create a large full group […]
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