Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation 2021

  • Thursday, April 08, 2021
  • Sunday, May 02, 2021
  • 4:00 PM
  • Silk Purse Arts Centre





Spring is here with the return of our popular exhibition, Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation. This is the 12th annual exhibition of textile art inspired by the cherry blossom. Marvel at the beautiful & intricate works of art in a variety of mediums including quilting, embroidery, felting, fashion, sculpture, doll making & more. These works by 24 artists explore diverse interpretations & mediations on the cherry blossom's meaning & beauty.

Featuring artwork by: Terry AskeMonica Brammer, Margot Calvert, Marilyn Cleven, Julie Garcia, Alecia Greenfield, Gaye Hansen, Elizabeth Harris, Anni Hunt, Margaret Inkster, Jo-Ann Jenkins, Patti Kirch, Roberta McLaren, Katharine McColeman, Helen McCrindle, Doreen Marlor, Thelma NewburyGail Newell, Catherine NichollsJill TaylorJudy VillettJoanne Waters, Janet Wheeler, Beth Wolchock-Brown & Deborah Zibrik

Co-produced by The Vancouver Guild of Fibre Arts & FibreEssence.

Check out the virtual opening reception, which includes a tour of the exhibition & a lively & insightful discussion amongst some of the artists & organizers of the exhibition.

Watch a demo & Q&A with exhibiting artist Judy Villet as she shares her process & inspirations in creating textile landscapes.

Plan Your Visit to learn how we are ensuring your experience is safe, comfortable & enjoyable through our COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols, & what you need to know before visiting the gallery.


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