Weekly Fibre Artist Interviews


Interview 117:Heike Blohm
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.

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For 117 weeks Dawne Rudman and Gareth Bate have been interviewing a new local, national or international fibre artist. Join us as we create a comprehensive archive of some of the most exciting fibre artists in the world. People have subscribed from 66 countries. Subscribe here...



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Festival 2014

Oakville & Mississauga:
Sat. Nov 1, 2014 - Sun. Nov. 30, 2014
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The 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 2014 will be in Oakville and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada which are part of the Greater Toronto Area. Learn more... The festival is focused around Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre in Oakville.

Previous Festivals have drawn entries from 20 countries and 8 Canadian provinces. The flagship exhibitions were the Common Thread International exhibitions. The Festival is also famous for our "Weekly Fibre Artist Interviews" series which has already featured 117 artists.


New Exhibition Photo Albums

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View our exhibition album for "Quiet Zone." See more...

View our exhibition album for "Memento mori."
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View our exhibition album for "De rerum natura (On The Nature of Things)" See more...

View our exhibition album for "Material Connections."
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