Happenings Overview

Ali blitzes it

Posted on October 23, 2017

Ali Haigh has stolen a roomful of hearts. ‘When did it go on exhibition?’ A stunned gallery-goer asked me. It was the Sunday after a jubilant opening night and there were red stickers everywhere. So captivating is Pattern to Print, the latest range of designs by the local artist and teacher at North Coast TAFE. …read more

All too often the word ‘quilt’ is equated with the word ‘doily’. Current exhibition The Australian Quilt turns expectations inside out. From the poetic to the political, these designs are so bold and painterly, you won’t believe they’re quilts. Photography by Julie Slavin

Opening this Friday at 6.00 pm

Posted on October 18, 2017

The focus is on Australian design at the Gallery this Friday night, with the opening of two fresh and fabulous textile exhibitions. The Australian Quilt takes the traditional and twists it into a uniquely Australian art form, and local star Ali Haigh showcases her latest range of designs, inspired by the shifting sequences of the …read more

Norman has ascended

Posted on October 17, 2017

Your former blogger Norman Shapro will be flexing his technical muscles over the treasure from now on, leaving me, shiny new committee member Tess Kerbel, to shuffle forward in his sizeable shoes. First and foremost, we’d like to send a massive shout out to former treasurer John Holmes, who managed this considerable responsibility with mere …read more