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Egan, K. and Dr Cutler, V, 2012.

‘Pairings II-conversations & collaborations’

Output Type:Exhibition
Presented at:Linked Symposium 5th May 2012
Venue:Museum in the Park Stroud GL5 4AF
Dates:28 April – 27 May 2012
Number of Works:3

PAIRINGS II – conversations & collaborations
Exhibition and Symposium
Stroud International Textiles presents a ground breaking exhibition exploring the results of makers and designers working in collaboration and exchanging skills, ideas, tools, materials. With 22 leading artist makers who have created new work the exhibition brings together partnerships of makers to discuss and share the experience of making. Coming from a variety of material backgrounds the final work promises to be innovative and inspiring.
The exhibition will include new work from Ismini Samanidou, Alice Kettle, Helen Felcey, David Gates, Sharon Blakey, Shelly Goldsmith, Nigel Hurlstone, Jilly Morris, Rachel Kelly among others who share a mixture of skills and creative disciplines. Ceramics, wood, felt, glass, embroidery, paper, glass are some of the skills that are shared.

Pairings II is curated by international textile artist Alice Kettle and SIT artistic director Lizzi Walton.
The exhibition will be at the Museum in the Park,
Stratford Park Stroud GL5 4AF

Talks and workshops will complement the Pairings II exhibition.
A free brochure is available and online.

Saturday May 5th
Linking to the exhibition is a major Symposium where a panel of artists, academics and writers will consider and explore how they have been inspired to create by collaborating. Speakers include Helen Storey, Tony Ryan, Jessica Hemmings, Rhian Solomon.
The day will be chaired by artist-curator Alice Kettle.
9.00am – 5.00pm
Stroud College, Stratford Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AH
Also in May is the Textile Trail open studios that takes place over two weekends. On 12/13 19/20 May textile artists open the doors of their studios to welcome visitors to see their private spaces and buy direct
A World Textile Fair on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May with world travelers presenting textiles and artefacts from all around the world.
There is a free full colour brochure available.

Full details from: Stroud International Textiles 01453 751 056 / 07767 763 607

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