Fibre Artist & Curator Interviews

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...

 

Thank You to Our Supporters

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Your sponsorship and support will help us to continue bringing you this unique festival.

   

Join us for Festival 2018!

Sat. Oct, 13 to Sun. Nov. 25, 2018
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Festival Opening Reception:
Sat. Oct. 20, 2018

 

Watch out in Spring 2018 for our
next Call for Submissions!
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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. Festival 2016 was a huge success with attendance over 30,000 who came out to see the 315 featured artworks by 134 artists from Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, England, France, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine and USA.

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


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.

 

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.

 

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