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Exhibitions




Inspired
Curated exhibition of works by NSDCC members.
June 10-24, 2011

Mary E. Black Gallery
Halifax, NS

"Dusting"




Collaboration
Curated exhibition of collaborative works between members of the NSDCC.
June 4 - July 18, 2010

Mary E. Black Gallery
Halifax, NS

"Daisho" (collaboration with Brad Hall)




Just For Fun
Juried exhibition of works by members of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council.
June 4 - July 19, 2009

Mary E. Black Gallery
Halifax, NS

"Grandiflora"
Jurors Choice Award
(Photo: Steven Kennard)




Unity & Diversity
Cheoungju International Craft Biennale
Sept 23 - Nov 1, 2009

Canadian Pavilion
South Korea

"Anemone"
(Photo: Perry Jackson)




Textile Fusion
Surface Design Association (SDA) Fashion Performance
SDA Conference "Off The Grid"
May 30, 2009

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

"Little Black Shibori"
(Photo: Courtesy SDA)




Dynamic Resistance
An exhibition of Shibori innovations.
July 3 - 27, 2008

Craig Gallery, Alderney Landing
Dartmouth, NS




Shibori Cut Loose
This internationalexhibition features the work of twenty-one fiber artists who use contemporary and traditional techniques of shaped resist dyeing to create artwear, fabrics, and two- and three-dimensional art. Juried by the distinguished shibori artist Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Shibori Cut Loose incorporates a wide range of approaches to the ancient, worldwide art of resist dyeing. Keynote speaker for the opening reception will be world-renowned Shibori expert Yoshiko Wada.
June 6 - July 19, 2008

Textile Center Joan Mondale Gallery
Minneapolis, MN

"A Moire in Indigo"
(Photo: Perry Jackson)




Handmade for the Holidays
A one-of-a-kind selection of exceptional handmade gifts
Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Nov 17, 2007 - Jan 6, 2008





The New Cartography of Craft: charting a Course from Regional to Global
Recent works by members of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council
Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NS
Oct 26 - Dec 16, 2007

"Indigo Reflection"
(Photo: Michael Creagan)




Wrapped in Art
The Distillery District, Tornoto, ON
Sept. 29 - Oct. 30, 2007





Fashion Forward
An exhibition of 11 Nova Scotia artwear designers.
January 5 - February 18, 2007

The Mary E. Black Gallery
Halifax, NS

"Tuxedo Kimono", "Leaf Boa, "Frost Boa"




ORIGINality
An exhibition of selected works by Nova Scotian artists.
September 30 - October 28, 2006

The Sculpture to Wear Gallery
Santa Monica, CA





Et Cetera
A Juried Exhibition hosted by
the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador Gallery
September 10 - October 6, 2006

Devon House Craft Centre
St. John's, NL

"Wild Shibori" (shown) and "A Moire in Indigo" were selected for this juried exhibition featuring wearable works of art.

Et Cetera at Newfoundland Craft Council.




Production
A Juried Exhibition by
Members of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council
June 30 - August 27, 2006

The Mary E. Black Gallery
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Two Arashi pieces were selcted for inclusion in this exhibition of production craft.







freewave
An Exhibition of Cloth and Clay
by Wilma Butts - fibre
and Denise Jeffrey - ceramics
June 30 - July 24, 2005

The Craig Gallery, Alderney Landing
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Review of 'Freewave' from the Halifax Herald.

'Freewave' made a splash at The Craig Gallery in July, 2005. The work explored the textures, patterns, light and life force of the ocean environment and the energies that shape and sustain it.



Masterworks
A Juried Exhibition by
Members of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council
July 29 - September 11, 2005

The Mary E. Black Gallery
Halifax, Nova Scotia

'Silent Shibori' explored the pattern and texture of shibori without the distraction of colour. "Masterworks" featured recent works by 30 members of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council.




A Celebration of Craft
A Juried Exhibition of Recent Works
by Members of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council
August 7-September 20, 2003

The Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia

"Bronze Age Kimono"