International Contemporary Tapestry Exhibition

3 Exhibitions | Tapestry 20/20, Interconnections and Timelines on the Edge
DATE 31 October 2020 - 29 November 2020. Launch:  30 October 6pm
VENUE Human Biology Building, NUI Galway

Three International Contemporary Tapestry Exhibitions celebrating the work of top International Tapestry Artists

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EU Japan Fest, Creative Ireland Programme, Galway 2020, Galway City & County Council, Roscommon County Council, LEO Roscommon, NUI Galway and Roscommon Arts Centre, Weavers Bazaar, UK, Ceadogan Rugs, Wexford and The Dixon Carpet Company, Connemara, Galway.



TAPESTRY 20/20  presents the work by top international tapestry artists, Anet Brusgaard – Denmark, Prof. Włodzimierz Cygan – Poland, Thoma Ewen – Canada, Valerie Kirk – Australia, Marie Thumette Brichard – France and Yasuko Fugino – Japan supported by EU Japan Fest and Line Dufour – Canada.

INTERCONNECTIONS a biennial collaboration of contemporary tapestry artists (Scotland and Ireland). Tapestries have been made over the past two years by the 8 participating professional tapestry artists, Ireland: Frances Crowe, Mary Cuthbert, Terry Dunne, Angela Forte and Scotland: Joan Baxter, John Brennan, Clare Coyle, Elizabeth Radcliffe.

TIMELINES on the Edge 10 Irish Tapestry artists collaborated on a 10 x 12 ft Tapestry.  The artists put together the collaborative design set up the loom and the waft is in process. Exhibiting Artists: Catherine Ryan, Frances Crowe, Frances Leach, Heather Underwood, Joan Baxter, Lorna Donlon, Muriel Beckett, Pascale de Coninck, Terry Dunne and Trish Canniffe.

Date: 31 October – 29 Nov 2020
Launch:  30 October 6pm
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri, 10-4pm