A Contemporary Tapestry Exhibition
A Juried Exhibition by Members of
Tapestry Weavers in New England
80 Washington St, Providence, RI 02903
401 277 5000
July 8 – August 8, 2014
Katie Hickey, "Moon Over Albers"
TWiNE 2014 will include a broad diversity of styles and inspirations of handwoven tapestries by eighteen artists from New England and beyond. The tapestries in this exhibit range in size from miniature to wall-scaling, range in style from realism to abstraction and in design from monochromatic to vibrant.
Suzanne Pretty, Lined Up and Ready
This exhibit was juried by Barbara Herbster, a well-known professional artist, weaver and teacher.
Julia Mitchell, Blue Grasses
TWiNE’s forty-five members have trained in tapestry and weaving techniques around the country and around the world, from New England to New Mexico, Israel to Mexico, with experience ranging from full-time professional artists to fairly casual weavers, including , textile professionals and gallery owners.
Don Burns, Monhegan
Membership is not limited to residents of New England and currently includes members from every New England state, as well as New York, Colorado and Canada.
Overlapping the TWiNE exhibit is Convergence, the biannual conference of the Handweavers Guild of America (HGA).
Convergence includes many other textile exhibitions, and will take place 14-19 July at the RI Convention Center in Providence, just 3 blocks from the gallery.
Priscilla Alden, Passages II