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Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation 2023

  • Wednesday, April 05, 2023
  • Sunday, April 30, 2023
  • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.

'Pretty in Pink'

Judy Cruickshank

'Colour - Whorl'

Patti Kirch

'Nesting Rice Bags in Blue'

Patricia Ross

Spring is here with the return of Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation, the 14th annual exhibition of textile art inspired by the cherry blossom.

Marvel at the beautiful & intricate works of art in a variety of mediums & techniques including quilting, embroidery, dying, felting, fashion, sculpture, appliqué, weaving & more. These 30 stunning works by 24 talented artists explore diverse interpretations & mediations on the cherry blossom's meaning & beauty through contemporary & traditional approaches & styles.

Featuring the artwork of: 
Terry AskeLeslie Barnes, Joanne Brown, Marilyn Cleven, Judy Cruickshank, Alecia Greenfield, Victoria Gray, Margaret Hill, Anni Hunt, Margaret Inkster, Pamela Kennedy, Patti Kirch, Gail MacKenzie, Barbara MacLeod, Edwina McKinnonRoberta McLaren, Catherine Nicolls, Cindi Plant, Patricia Ross, Linda SpenceJill TaylorMaureen TempestJoanne Waters, Deborah Zibrik.

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

Textile Art Demos

Weekends from 1 - 3 pm

Exhibiting artists demonstrate a variety of textile art forms & techniques in the gallery. Demo Line-up.

West Vancouver Community Arts Council
Located at
The Silk Purse Arts Centre
1570 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, BC  V7V 1A1

Phone: 604-925-7292


Gallery/Art Box Gift Shop Hours:

Winter Hours: Wednesday  Friday 12 – 5 pm, Saturday  Sunday 12 – 4 pm


The West Vancouver Community Arts Council acknowledges that the lands on which we gather for cultural activities are part of the traditional ancestral territories of the Coast Salish Peoples.

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