Author Archives: Claire Regnault

National Embroiderers’ Conference and workshops, July 2018

Registrations will be closing on February 28th for The Embroidery School which is part of the ANZEG National Embroiderers’ Conference to be held at NMIT in Nelson, July 13th to 19th 2018. There are still some spaces left in many … Continue reading

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National Embroidery School 2018 and ANZEG conference

July 2018 sees the Nelson Embroiderers’ Guild hosting the National Embroidery School, the National Embroidery Exhibition and the ANZEG biennial conference. These events are held every two years and are the largest gathering of embroiderers and textile artists in New … Continue reading

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Call for papers for Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice

The Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice has just issued a Call for Papers with a deadline of 1 October 2017 (see  Accepted papers will either be included in themed issues for 2018 or become part of a general issue. … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Máximo Laura at Pataka

Máximo Laura – Eternal Vision Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua Friday 21 July to Sunday 27 August 2017 On Saturday 22 July, Pataka will open an exhibition by Máximo Laura, an award winning and internationally recognised tapestry weaver from Peru. Regarded … Continue reading

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Star weave jam with Maureen Lander

This coming Saturday, CTANZ member Maureen Lander has a new show opening at the Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. Entitled Flat-Pack Whakapapa, Maureen’s exhibition comprises three installations that explore the connections between whakapapa and raranga (Māori weaving). Between 11am and … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Embedded at Corbans Art Estate, Auckland

In April the Corbans Art Estate opened Embedded which features ‘seven talented textile artists who push the boundaries of a typical understanding of textile art; to explore how fabric immerses us in memory, yet at the same time holds a … Continue reading

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Extra knitting lecture in Wellington by Beth Brown-Reinsel

Beth Brown-Reinsel, Vermont-based specialist in northern hemisphere traditional knitting, is now presenting TWO lectures in Wellington. An additional lecture has been organised for those who can not nip away from work during the day. Where: Massey University (CoCA), Old Museum … Continue reading

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Floor talk with Natalie Smith

WHEN DREAMS TURN TO GOLD: The Benson & Hedges and Smokefree Fashion Design Awards 1964-1998 10.30am Wednesday 19 April, Dunedin Public Art Gallery FREE Join the Friends of the Gallery for an informal talk and walk through the exhibition When … Continue reading

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Lecture: Dreams and Responsibilities: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Ireland

Te Papa, Friday 28 April 2017, 4:30pm – 6pm Friends of Te Papa $15, non-members $25 (includes a glass of wine and free parking) Dr Joseph McBrinn, Reader in design history at the Belfast School of Art, Ulster University, is coming … Continue reading

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Lecture tour: Madelyn Shaw, Curator of Textiles, Smithsonian

Madelyn Shaw is the Curator of Textiles at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. She specialises in the exploration of American culture and history through textiles and dress. Madelyn is visiting New Zealand in April … Continue reading

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