Painting with Thread: Tapestries and Samples from the Australian Tapestry Workshop
2 August – 26 September
Painting with Thread is an exhibition of recent tapestries and samples from the collection of the Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne (ATW). Founded in 1976, the ATW is recognised as an international leader in the production of hand-woven tapestries and is the only workshop of its kind in Australia. All ATW tapestries are made in collaboration with leading artists and designers.
Object Space is a window gallery located in the window of the ADC Offices on William Street in Darlinghurst. On display in Object Space 2 August - 26 September, are two works from Bidjigal artist and elder Esme Timbery. The iconic artworks, Untitled 'Sydney Opera House' and Untitled 'Harbour Bridge' celebrate the important shellwork tradition of the La Perouse community and Timbery's contemporary practice.
Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Awards
5 October – 14 November 2018
Featuring outstanding work by contemporary NSW textile artists, this exhibition is presented by Australian Design Centre in partnership with the Seed Stitch Collective. The award is an open call-out to contemporary artists, designers and crafts-people to create an open arena of opportunity, and to uncover the diverse range of textile artists in NSW.