NSW Contemporary Textile Award winners announced

Four winners have been announced in the Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award The exhibition was opened as part of the Sydney Craft Week launch at Australian Design Centre on Friday 9 October.

Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award 2020 is a biennial exhibition produced and presented by Australian Design Centre in partnership with the Seed Stitch Collective.

Judging Panel: 
Special guest judge - Dr Belinda Von Mengersen (Artist and Curator)
Niki McDonald – Seed Stitch Collective
Deb MacDonald & Janine Smith - Skein Sisters
Lisa Cahill – CEO & Artistic Director Australian Design Centre 

Award Winners
Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award - $1000 sponsored by Skein Sisters
Brenda Livermore, Arise, 2020

Australian Design Centre Award - Object Space Gallery window exhibition 
Sue Jo Wright, Sign of the Time – I Love you, & Sign of the Time – Family, 2018

Skein Sisters Yarn Innovation Award - $250 Gift voucher and $250 cash 
Tina Fox, Electric Sheep, 2020

We Love your Work, Seed Stitch Collective Award - $300 support towards materials, workshop or exhibition costs
Kelcie Bryant-Duguid, Essential Worker, 2020

The exhibition is on show until Tuesday 17 November and will also travel to Tamworth Regional Gallery, as part of the ADC On Tour national exhibition touring program from 28 November to 2 February 2021. 

 
Brenda Livermore, Arise, 2020 Photo: Merlin Blu

Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award
Brenda Livermore, Arise, 2020.   

 

Skein Sisters Yarn Innovation Award 
Tina Fox, Electric Sheep, 2020.

 

Australian Design Centre Award 
Sue Jo Wright, Sign of the Time - Family & Sign of the Time - I love you, 2020, 2020. 

We love your Work, Seed Stitch Collective Award
Kelcie Bryant Duguid, Essential Worker, 2020.


Most works in the exhibition are for sale, as listed. Please contact us for more information.  

SSCTA 2020 supporters: Skein Sisters and Tamworth Regional Gallery

Seed Stitch Contemporary Textiles Award 
Australian Design Centre
101 -115 William Street, Darlinghurst NSW.
View the exhibition website here
On show until 17 November. 

This exhibition is part Sydney Craft Week 9 -18 October. Explore the Sydney Craft Week website here. 

Images: Exhibition view of Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award 2020. Photo: Rhiannon Hopley. Brenda Livermore for Arise 2020,  Photo: Merlin Blu.  Tina Fox, Electric Sheep, detail, 2020 Photo: Courtesy of the artist.Sue Jo Wright, Sign of The Time - Family, 2018 Photo: Courtesy of the artist.  Kelcie Bryant-Duguid, Essential Worker, 2020 Photo: Courtesy of the artist.