SSCTA 2020 Shortlist Selection

Today we’re excited to announce the Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award 2020 shortlist.

This exhibition features outstanding work by contemporary NSW textile artists. The award is an open call-out to contemporary artists working with textiles across many genres, with shortlisted works exhibited. The Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award is presented by Australian Design Centre in partnership with the Seed Stitch Collective.

The exhibition opens on 9 October 2020 at Australian Design Centre here in Sydney and later in the year will travel to Tamworth Regional Gallery, as part of our ADC On Tour national exhibition touring program.

Artists:
Ali Noble | Alison Giles | Amy Jones | Barbara Rogers | Brenda Livermore | Catherine Farry | Chris Hutch | Christina Newberry | Christine Wiltshier | Denise Lithgow | Elizabeth West | Gabrielle Mordy | Irene Manion | Jane Theau | Kelcie Bryant-Duguid | Liz Williamson | Melinda Young | Nicole Robins | Regina Krawets | Sairi Yoshizawa | Sarah Edmondson | Sue Jo Wright | Susan Fell | Suzanne Davey | Tina Fox       

Exhibiton Dates:
Friday 9 October - Tuesday 17 November - Australian Design Centre Exhibition
Saturday 28 November 2020 - Sunday 2 February 2021 - Tamworth Regional Gallery

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

Awards:
Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award - $1000 sponsored by Skein Sisters
Australian Design Centre Award - Object Space Gallery window exhibition
Skein Sisters Yarn Innovation Award - $250 Gift voucher and $250 cash
We Love your Work, Seed Stitch Collective Award - $300 support towards materials, workshop or exhibition costs

Thank you to our SSCTA 2020 supporters: Skein Sisters and Tamworth Regional Gallery

Image top: Liz Williamson, Eucalyptus Shadows 2019, Photo: Ian Hobbs
Image Bottom: Brenda Livermore, Arise 2020, Photo: Merlin Blu