To encourage and assist fibre artists to achieve their
fullest potential by providing advice, facilities
and educational material in an enjoyable
social environment.

Meetings held weekly on Wednesday at Possum Hollow Hall within Townsville Showgrounds, Hyde Park. 10am - 1-00pm

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Alba leucos

Alba leucos An exhibition spilling out the doors, made from white yarn and fabrics

This is a collaborative exhibition between members of Fibres and Fabrics, a group of people who meet regularly to use fabrics and yarns in the art/craft process.  In Alba leucos (white - latin, white - greek) we are exploring different aspects of the human form.  We are choosing to only use white which can mean either the absence of colour or the inclusion of all colours.  (from Umbrella 2011 exhibition calendar written by Marion)

The exhibition will be held at Umbrella Gallery from August 19 to September 25.  All work will be for sale with proceeds going to Fibres to help towards our general fundraising for Relocation.

After an enthusiastic planning meeting last week, members gathered at the house to begin....

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