Woven By Hand: Contemporary Canadian Tapestries presents recent works designed and woven by ten outstanding Canadian tapestry artists. Recognized internationally, each artist has dedicated many decades to professional practice in this medium. Among the artists are winners of Canada’s prestigious Governor General’s Award. Participating in this exhibition are: (in alphabetical order) Line Dufour (QC), Thoma Ewen (QC), Murray Gibson (NS), Peter Harris (ON), Barbara Heller (BC), Jane Kidd (BC), Marcel Marois (QC), Paulette Marie Sauve (QC), Suzanne Paquette (QC) and Ixchel Suarez (ON). Woven By Hand is curated by Thoma Ewen of Moon Rain Centre, located in the Gatineau Hills. Moon Rain is dedicated to integrating textile art and community, and to sharing the ancient indigenous weaving wisdom that illustrates how weaving transmits the energy of peace.
Exhibiting from July 20 to September 28
Vernissage on July 20 from 2pm to 4pm