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Artist Michelle Belgiorno invites women (especially Embroiderers' Guild NSW members) to add thei..

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Gallery76 Exhibitions

Current and future exhibitions at Gallery76, 76 Queen St, Concord West NSW are shown below, exhibitions change regularly. Public gallery is open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat/Sun 10am-2pm. Closed on Public Holidays.

Click here Events to view other exhibitions of interest example Guild Groups, collaborative exhibitions etc. 

 
Sayd Shahmamood Abdali
Tuesday 2 July to Tuesday 30 July 2019

Sayd is an artist from Afghanistan who arrived in Australia as a refugee and produces colourful textile art pieces with a technique he invented himself.

Opening Saturday 6 July at 1pm.

To read the full story click here

  Sayd Shadmamood Abdali
with the Tapestry Couch 


Open Stitching Studio from Craft & Quilt Fair - Sydney
July 2019
   

Embroiderers' Guild NSW feature space at the Craft & Quilt Fair - Sydney 2019 will be exhibited at Gallery76. It's all about Samplers and Pattern, Texture & Colour.
If you didn't get to the Craft & Quilt Fair then don't miss this at 76 Queen St, Concord West.


Art Quilts in Focus

August 2019

Opening Saturday 3 August, 2.30pm.  All welcome.

 A selection of contemporary art quilts brought together by Quilt NSW.




Helen Parsons: Australian Women Artists - A Room of One's Own

September 2019 

Helen explores some incredible (and sadly forgotten in many cases) female Australian artists. A stitched ode to their creativity and labour!
 
 

Margaret Oppen Competition 2019 Exhibition  
October 2019
Opening night and announcement of prize winners on Wednesday 2 October 2019 6-8pm

Margaret Oppen was one of the founders of the Embroiderers’ Guild NSW Inc. She always encouraged individuals to aim for a high standard of work. The Margaret Oppen Competition was initiated in 1978 to foster the achievement of excellence in original embroidery design and technique.

Theme for this competition was "SENSATIONS" and there are three categories; Traditional technique(s), Contemporary technique(s) and Tutors and past winners . 
Winners will be announced at the Gala Opening on Wednesday 2 October 2019 6-8pm and works will be exhibited at Gallery76 for approximately one month.

Guild members to find out more -  Margaret Oppen Competition Entry Details 
  
  
Craft Up Late
Mistake Making Station with Christine Wiltshier 

Thursday 17 October 2019 6.30pm 

          


Getting Ready for the 20's  

Saturday 2 November to Sunday 8 December 2019

Gallery76 is very excited to announce that in November of this year, the Guild will be teaming up with The Cavalcade of History and Fashion for a new exhibition 'Getting Ready for the 20s' featuring pieces of embroidered and beaded 1920s wear from both the Cavalcade and Embroiderers' Guild NSW Collection. 

The exhibition will include talks and presentations on different aspects of 1920s fashion as well as two related workshops - an introduction to tambour beadings and a make your own 1920s headpiece.

Join us as we get ready for the next round of the '20s!




Education and New Work  

December 2019

Exhibition of textile artworks from:
Our Tutors and their students, 
Creative Correspondence Course years 1, 2 and 3, 
Introduction to Embroidery Course, 
Contemporary Stitch and Design Course.


Australian Dreams
Michelle Belgiorno's Song Tree Installation.
December 2019

These embroidered gum tree leaves brings together Australian women from diverse ethnic backgrounds to share songs and culture through communal stitching and conversation. The aim is to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and explore common cultural threads shared by all women in a time of often-divisive public commentary.