Natural Abstractions - an exhibition

Natural Abstractions - an exhibition

Settle in, make yourself comfortable and get ready to see some amazing textile art. High Country Lupins #3 by Brenda Gael Smith The big day finally arrived - The opening of Natural Abstractions , a solo exhibition by Brenda Gael Smith.    Let's start with the opening ceremony: Here we are getting ready for speeches (and the best photo of my dress for the dress spotters out there ). For those of you who haven't read my previous posts I had the huge honour of being invited to do the opening speech.  It was a great turn out. People had travelled far and wide to come to the opening. It was wonderful to see so many lovely people and friendly faces there.  Yes I know it looks as though no one is paying attention to me in this photo but that's because they were looking at one of the art works I referred to in my speech.  I think my speech went well. People were kind enough to say they enjoyed it and Mr Daisy said it was excellent but then

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Summer Exposure

Summer Exposure

It's just one week until the official opening of Natural Abstractions,  the solo exhibition of Brenda Gael Smith's textile paintings and sketches.  I mentioned a few posts ago that I've been given the honour of doing the opening. Well, I've written my speech, picked out a fabulous dress and am looking forward to a wonderful day. I'm hoping to see lots of textile artists, quilters and art enthusiasts there to help Brenda celebrate and to admire her amazing work. In addition to the display of Brenda's year long project of 52 textile sketches there will be large textile paintings that haven't been exhibited before.  Brenda has published a catalogue of her 52 textile sketches along with inspiration photos. They'll be available from Brenda's website here  . The opening is at the The Gosford Regional Gallery and Arts Center which is so big it's hard to fit into a photo.  So do come along to the opening if yo

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