Kelly Thompson selected for Fibreworks 2016

Textiles and Materiality Cluster director, Kelly Thompson, will have her textile work featured in the upcoming Fibreworks 2016 (see featured image).

FIBREWORKS 2016

Idea Exchange
Queen’s Square
1 North Square, Cambridge, ON

SEPTEMBER 16 – NOVEMBER 13, 2016

FRIDAY NIGHT ART LIVE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 7PM

Fibreworks, now in its 16th edition, is a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary Canadian fibre art. It is a showcase of the most current and versatile approaches to fibre as a medium. This exhibition is one of the largest group shows in Canada and serves as a survey of the artists currently working in the medium. As many as 35 artists participate in the exhibition. All works selected for the exhibition are eligible for the Juror’s award and may be purchased by Idea Exchange as part of its permanent collection dedicated exclusively to Canadian fibre art.

Fibreworks 2016 is juried by Sarah Quinton,  Artist/Curatorial Director, Textile Museum of Canada (Toronto, ON) and Jaime Angelopoulos, Artist (Toronto, ON). Selected artists include:

Ruth Adler (Toronto, ON), Susan Avishai (Toronto, ON), Audrey D’Astous (North York, ON), Stephanie Deumer, (Oakville, ON / Los Angeles, CA, USA), Risa Horowitz (Regina, SK), Deborah Margo (Ottawa, ON), Andrew McPhail (Hamilton, ON), Kristin Nelson (Winnipeg, MB), Samantha Pedicelli (Toronto, ON), Brenda Raynard (Edmonton, AB), Shannon Scanlan (Toronto, ON), Kelly Thompson (Montreal, QC), Karen Trask (Montreal, QC), Matthew Varey (Toronto, ON), Mindy Yan Miller (Saskatoon, SK).

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