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Fibreworks 2016

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September 16 - November 13
Fibreworks 2016.
Left to right: Mindy Yan Miller, Universe (detail), 2015; Deborah Margo, Wig Wag Geste (detail), 2016; Brenda Raynard, Caps & Glue (detail), 2015

Idea Exchange
Queen's Square
1 North Square, Cambridge, ON
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Fibreworks, now in its 16th edition, is a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary Canadian fibre art. It is a showcase of the most current and versatile approaches to fibre as a medium. This exhibition is one of the largest group shows in Canada and serves as a survey of the artists currently working in the medium. All works selected for the exhibition are eligible for the Juror’s award and may be purchased by Idea Exchange as part of its permanent collection dedicated exclusively to Canadian fibre art.

Fibreworks 2016 is juried by Sarah Quinton,  Artist/Curatorial Director, Textile Museum of Canada (Toronto, ON) and Jaime Angelopoulos, Artist (Toronto, ON). This year, the jury received submissions from 194 artists from across Canada, after a thorough selection process 15 artists were selected for exhibition.

Selected artists include: 

Ruth Adler (Toronto, ON), Susan Avishai (Toronto, ON), Audrey D’Astous (North York, ON), Stephanie Deumer, (Oakville, ON / Los Angeles, CA, USA), Risa Horowitz (Regina, SK), Deborah Margo (Ottawa, ON), Andrew McPhail (Hamilton, ON), Kristin Nelson (Winnipeg, MB), Samantha Pedicelli (Toronto, ON), Brenda Raynard (Edmonton, AB), Shannon Scanlan (Toronto, ON), Kelly Thompson (Montreal, QC), Karen Trask (Montreal, QC), Matthew Varey (Toronto, ON), Mindy Yan Miller (Saskatoon, SK). 

Friday Night ART Live Opening: Friday September 16, 7:00pm

  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
    Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
    Fibreworks 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Lee.
  • Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
    Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
  • Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
    Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
  • Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
    Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
  • Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
    Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
  • Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.
    Fibreworks 2016 (exhibition opening), 2016. Photo: Brian Duggan.

Funders

City of Cambridge Canada Council for the Arts Ontario Arts Council