2016 World of Threads Festival exhibitions

 

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Since the series was launched, Dawne Rudman and Gareth Bate have been interviewing local, national or international fibre artists. We have published 135 artist interviews and 5 Curator Interviews to date. Join us as we create a comprehensive archive of some of the most exciting fibre artists in the world. People have subscribed from 86 countries. Subscribe here...

 

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Join us for Festival 2016!

Sat. Oct. 29 - Sun., Nov. 27, 2016
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Festival Opening Reception:


Saturday, October 29, 2016 2:00 – 4:00 pm

We look forward to welcoming you to Festival 2016. On display will be 314 artworks by 134 artists from Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, France, China, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine and USA.

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World of Threads Festival

The festival is one of the most vibrant fibre arts festivals in the world. We showcase contemporary fibre and textile art in all forms. The Festival is focused around Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre in Oakville. It is organized and curated by Dawne Rudman and Gareth Bate. Learn more...


Recent Awards 2015


Community Impact Arts Award:
Dawne Rudman and Gareth Bate

Recipients for bringing global attention to Oakville and elevating the fibre/textile art form around the world.

 

2016 Community Spirit Arts Award:
Dawne Rudman

Recognizing an individual that through their volunteerism has made an invaluable contribution to the Oakville community and contributed to nurturing and enhancing the arts.

 

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